Bill Potter Brings a Message of Youthful Outlook

The Guest Speaker at our February Monthly Meeting was Bill Potter, Mentor and Maverick. The main thrust of Bill’s address was that, in spite of our ages (as individuals), we shouldn’t regard ourselves as “old” but rather as a “hot young crowd”. It is just that we have been “hot … Continue reading

Members Updated on eServices from Auckland Libraries at November Meeting

At our November Monthly Meeting (the last for the year) Hilary Arrowsmith and her assistant Clare, from the Remuera Library, conducted a very interactive session to update all present on how to install and use the latest library-related apps. Members had brought their various Apple iPads or Android Tablets but … Continue reading

October Meeting Hears How the Citizens Advice Bureau is Helping Many People

The meeting was attended by 23 members and the guest speaker was Jim Clark, who is a volunteer adviser with the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) for the Remuera and Eastern Bays districts. Jim presented an interesting and comprehensive summary of the work undertaken by CAB, free of charge to all residents, … Continue reading

Members Learn More About Tamaki MP, Simon O’Connor, at September Meeting

The meeting was attended by only about 24 members, which is a relatively low turnout for such meetings. The guest speaker was Simon O’Connor, MP for Tamaki since the 2011 election and Chair of the Health Committee. Simon briefly outlined his background which includes: Completing no less than 4 University … Continue reading

ETNZ’s IT Manager, Marty Yates, Describes his Two America’s Cups – so far

Local boy Marty Yates grew up learning to sail both in centreboarders and keelers. His father, Tony, was the go-to Pacific Ocean racing navigator in the pre-GPS days. Marty has fond memories of sailing in most classes of local yachts but visiting Great Barrier and the Bay of Islands in … Continue reading

Avon Adams and Karina Abadia Explain the Shaping Tamaki Together Project

After quick, 15 minute updates from me on the Ransomware virus and Graham Wright on the wider aspects of Internet Security, Avon Adams and Karina Abadia from the Tamaki Restoration Company (TRC) addressed our May Monthly Meeting on the Shaping Tamaki Together Project. The TRC is jointly owned by Auckland … Continue reading