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Location: 67 Henderson Valley Rd  

P O Box 69016, 

Glendene, Auckland 0612

Ph 837-7600

SeniorNet is a community training network that supports and motivates people aged 50+ to enjoy and use technology in their everyday lives.

Join in the fun and learn how to do everything from simple word-processing to sending emails and searching the internet. In small, friendly and stress-free classes, you’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to get the most out of information technology



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SeniorNet classes for March

IPad Beyond the Basics

This course is held over 3 classes.   The next course starts on Monday 12,19,26  March from 1pm – 3pm with Lorraine and Pam.       Course fee is $30.00

The first class will deal with mainly the basics of the iPad.   Making sure you have the iPad set up correctly and all the settings you need turned on, and sounds that are needed etc.    And then we follow up with email, camera, photos, maps, calendars, facetime, downloading Apps and lots more.

W10 Basics

You may have just upgraded or bought a new computer with W10 and need some help.  We are running the next 3 week Basics course on Wednesday

 March 14,21,28 from 10am – noon with Michaela.

The course fee is $30.00


CENSUS 2018 
SeniorNet West Auckland will be holding a Help Session on Friday 2nd March from 10am to 2pm at the Learning Centre. 67 Henderson Valley Road, 
for anyone who needs help or the use of a computer to fill in their Census Forms.
This service is free and open to members of the public too, you do not need to be a member so bring along a friend. No appointments needed. 
Remember to bring along the letter you received with your code number.

Hello all SeniorNet Members
Are you having problems with your W10, W7, iPad, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy tablet or phone, Apple Mac. Email, Facebook, Trade Me. Etc.
Maybe you need some help loading your photos onto your PC or putting them into files.
We run courses for all of the above but sometime after taking a course there may be just one or two aspects of the course you would like help with.
On Friday March 9th from 10am – noon we will have teachers available at our Learning Centre at 67 Henderson Valley Rd Henderson to help you.

No need to book just come along with your PC, tablet or Phone.

You may have to wait a few minutes if we are busy. The charge for this help session will be :
$5 for between ½ hour and 1 hour. Anything less will be at the discretion of the teacher.

Regular events

1st Tuesday of the month: Committee meeting.

3rd Tuesday of the month: SNWA meeting at Kelston Community Centre 10.00 am.

Seniornet West Auckland also offers the following classes on a regular basis if requested by three or more:

Word processing at various levels from basics to levels 1, 2 and 3

Libre Office,





Enquiries regarding courses: please contact Pam Smith 827 2156






Windows 7 Basics

For new members who want to learn computer skills. Suitable for members who have Windows 7 on their computers.

2 Weeks


Windows 8.1 Basics

To extend your knowledge of the W8.1 operating system; looking in depth at Start menu, apps, the Store, images, downloads etc.

3 weeks.


Microsoft Word 2007/2010

Stages 1 and 2

(Word processing)

Each stage consists of 3 lessons covering the skills to make a useful, attractive document, including ribbons, menus, folders, editing, inserting and modifying images.

3 weeks

$30.00 each stage

Libre Office

A free download alternative to Microsoft Word. the course covers similar functions to Microsoft Word.

4 weeks


Files and Folders

This short course demonstrates  file management alternatives to those shown in the word processing course.

2 weeks



Windows Live Mail

2 weeks


iPad Introduction

Setting up, using email and Contacts, apps.

2 hours


iPad: Beyond the Basics

Settings, email, Calendar, Apps, Facetime, Camera, internet.

3 weeks


Samsung Galaxy Workshop

Getting started, settings, email, contacts, camera

2 hours


Samsung Galaxy

Extending your knowledge of Galaxy, settings, apps screens, Notes  

3 weeks



Apple Mac

An introductory course. Bring your laptop and learn how to get the best out of it.

3 weeks


Windows 10

Windows 10 - first class 3 weeks.

3 weeks



Windows 10

Extra classes will be introduced in the form of workshops, independent study or interest groups.




Excel Spreadsheets

Keeping records and accounts for small business, clubs,or for personal use. It involves the use of formulae for calculations, creates charts and tables.

4 weeks



Excel Spreadsheets Part 2

For more advanced students - graphs, pie charts etc

2 weeks


Digital Camera and Picasa

Introductory course- using the features of your camera, scanning and picture enhancement using Picasa 3.

4 weeks


Digital Camera Only

Discovering the capabilities of your camera.

2 weeks


Picasa 3 Only

Photograph enhancement, creating folders, emailing, printing and scanning photos.

2 weeks


Formatting Documents

Using Word tools to format large documents, including index, table of contents, footnotes. For Family Histories, manuals and even cookbooks.

3 weeks



Google Drive

Introduction to the basic use of Google’s free web based office suite. This can be used as an alternative to Word.

2 weeks



The effective use of the Google search engine to find websites, images, maps, and general information.

2 weeks




Short courses on various topics. Including: TradeMe, Skype, Scams, Greeting Cards, Computer Maintenance, Internet Banking, Security, Backing up, Calendars, Travel, PowerPoint (2 wks), Facebook, Pinterest

2 hours

$10.00 per 2 hour session

Interest Groups

Formatting Family Stories; some aspects of Windows 10; Help Clinic




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