Current Courses

SeniorNet Motueka Courses for Term 4 2019

We are running the following courses during term 4. Please contact the tutor of the course to enrol or for more information. These courses are for paid-up members of SeniorNet Motueka. Paid up members of SeniorNet Nelson may also enrol. Interested seniors may attend, but please note that the fee is double that for members. If you are not a member click here for information on joining. 

Click Calendar for a Downloadable PDF calendar of the term events.

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COURSE DETAILS A/Z DAY/TIME COST TUTOR
Android Devices, Introduction

A comprehensive course for Android tablet and phone users. You will learn how to set up basic systems, find your way around the different screens and tool bars, plus how to use some popular Apps, email and Internet. Bring your own Android Device

17th,24th & 31st Oct

Thursday

9.30-11.30

 

$15 ($30 non-members)

3 weeks

Mary Dowell

03  528 8600

marydowell63@gmail.com

Exploring Countries & Cultures: ROMANIA

Come & hear about Lynette & Bill’s time on a voluntary project in Romania. The timing 1991 just before free elections there. Participants will research the internet for more information on Romania to share in part 2.

17th & 24th Oct

Thursday

2.30-4.30

 

 

$10 ($20 non-members)

2 weeks

 

Sandra Price

0212 645 233

sandralouiseprice@gmail.com

 

Google Drive

Use Google Drive for your storage in the cloud – a simple free way to make backups from all your devices.

16th Oct

Wednesday

12-2

 

$5 ($10 non-members)

1 week

Sandra Price

0212 645 233

sandralouiseprice@gmail.com

 

How to read a webpage
Do you find some websites frustrating? Working together, we’ll identify the different areas of a typical website. Banners, drop downs, and links to other websites or emails will be covered. How do you know if the information on a web page is up to date and reliable? Is there a way of getting rid of annoying advertisements? There will be time for discussion and evaluating specific websites.
20th & 27th Nov

Wednesday

12-2

 

$10 ($20 non-members)

2 weeks

Annie Coster

03 540 3301

ranchocoster@gmail.com

 

iPad/iPhone: photo taking, editing,storing
Come along for expert advice on making the most of your iPad or iPhone camera. Pick up tips for editing and storing your photos.
6th Nov

Wednesday

2.30-4.30

 

$5 ($10 non-members

1 weeks

Peter Beaumont

021 298 3387

beaumont.peter@gmail.com

Life Stories
Workshop facilitated by Age Concern. There will be a Powerpoint presentation and then the group will use a ‘Reflections of my Life’ work book . This is an amazing tool to use – helps someone who wants to write their life story but doesn’t know where to start,  and doesn’t want to miss out anything out. NOTE the later morning timeslot.
14th Nov

Thursday

10.30-12.30

 

$10 for all, includes copy of workbook

1 week

 

Sandra Price

0212 645 233

sandralouiseprice@gmail.com

 

Mac Basics

A beginner’s course for those new to the Mac OS. You will learn how to find your way around the computer, set up the Dock and customize your computer using System Preferences. You will be introduced to the programs that come with a Mac, including Email, Internet, and iPhoto. A must for all Mac users.

14th, 21st, 28th Oct

& 4th Nov

Monday

2.30-4.30

 

$20 ($40 non-members)

4 weeks

 

 

Clive Dyson

03 929 8002

clivedyson.nz@gmail.com

Pages for iPad

Learn how to use this extremely useful programme – word processing, special design templates, and more.

18th & 25th Nov Monday

2.30-4.30

$10 ($20 non-members)

2 weeks

Clive Dyson

03 929 8002

clivedyson.nz@gmail.com

Pages for Mac

Learn how to use this extremely useful programme – word processing, special design templates and more.

2nd & 9th Dec Monday

2.30-4.30

 

$10 ($20 non-members)

2 weeks

Clive Dyson

03 929 8002

clivedyson.nz@gmail.com

Photos – getting to grips with them!

Session 1 will look at SAVING your photos from your device and backing up; session 2 will cover EDITING; session 3 will look at ways of SHARING photos with your friends & family. (Not suitable for tablet users.)
NOTE the later morning timeslot

12th, 19th & 26th Nov

Tuesday

10.30-12.30

 

$15 ($30 non-members)

3 weeks

Sandra Price

0212 645 233

sandralouiseprice@gmail.com

 

Researching your genealogy

This course will guide you through the process of successfully setting up a project to research your genealogy information.

1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd Nov Friday

9.30-11.30

 

$20 ($40 non-members)

4 weeks

Gail Riddell

0274 777 033

riddelldna@gmail.com

Windows 10

Learn to find your way around the Windows 10 operating system and how to use the Apps that come with it. Learn helpful shortcuts to become more efficient.  Not suitable for those new to computing.

30th Oct Wednesday

9.30-11.30

 

$5 ($10 non-members)

1 week

Mary Dowell

03  528 8600

marydowell63@gmail.com