Thursday, January 29, 2009

Course vacancies - Term 1 2009

There are vacancies in the following Courses.

Start date: Thursday 12 February
Finish date:  2 April
Time:  9.45 am

Start date:  Tuesday 10 February
Finish date:  31 March
Time:  2.15 pm

Start date:   Monday 9 February
Finish date:  30 March
Time:  9.45 am

Start date:  Thursday 12 February
Finish date:  2 April
Time:  2.15 pm

Start date:  Friday 13 February
Finish date:  3 April
Time:  Noon

The cost for each of these 8 week courses is $55.

Please phone Marion Ibbotson on 388 8855

Q&A SIG, Wednesday 4 February 9.45 am - 11.45 am

When: Wednesday 4 February 9.45 am - 11.45 am

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Bring your questions and the group will try and provide answers.
Tony Doogue will talk about Your computer and the KISS principle.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Manuals in Use 2009

To view the latest Seniornet Wellington Inc. manuals click here. To purchase, email with the subject heading Manuals. Include all codes in the body of the message.

Writing and Publishing SIG, Wednesday 11 February 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

When: Wednesday 11 February, 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level1, Meeting Room 2

What: The guest speaker for this session is Marlene Sayers, Convenor of the Kilbirnie Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists. 

Marlene is an entertaining speaker with a vast knowledge of many aspects of family history.  She will be accompanied by her husband Peter who will assist her with the technical side of her presentation.  

Marlene is a practical person and will speak about her own experiences in researching her family.  She will also tell us about some of the fascinating new sources of family information that are now available, and how we can access them.  Marlene's presentation is titled "My Journey into My Past"  and will be a most interesting session for our Group. We look forward to a good turnout.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Q&A SIG, Wednesday 28 January 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm

When: Wednesday 28 January 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Bring your questions and the group will try and provide answers
Alan Royal will talk about what you should do to protect yourself from the latest malware threat which has affected and brought down millions of PCs around the world in the last few weeks.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Information Booklet 2009

The latest revision of the Information Booklet (January 2009) contains details of courses, other events and term dates.

It can can be downloaded here.

Course Application Form 2009

Courses for 2009 commence 9 February.

The application form can be downloaded here.

Please tick the appropriate box to indicate the course(s) you wish to enrol for, and enter the total fee on the left side of this form

Applications are treated on a first come, first served basis – apply early!

Could you please also tick your preferred days and times.

The day and time allocated for any particular class, depends entirely on the availability of tutors, and when students are able to attend. This can at times, take a lot of juggling trying to accommodate everyone.

Seniornet Wellington Inc. Membership Survey

More than 10 per cent of members have completed our online survey. This is an excellent response. The survey page has now been closed.

The analysis will provide the Executive with a statistically sound view of how members needs have been met. It will also help decide what we should be looking to achieve in the future.

Thank you for responding to the survey.

A summary of the survey's results will be available, once it has been analysed and reviewed by your Executive.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Open Day, Monday 26 Jan, 2009

To members of SeniorNet Wellington

Please tell your friends about our Open Day on Monday 26 January and invite them to visit us.  The Open Day will be advertised in the Wellingtonian Newspaper in the weeks commencing 12 Jan and 19 Jan, and will be featured on the Radio Network’s Community Notice Board.  Main points from the ad are:

If you’re 55 years or over come and see how you can learn to:

•    Send email messages to family and friends
•    Use the Internet to keep in touch with the world
•    Develop new skills like digital photography
•    Play interesting computer games 
•    Do up old photographs for your  family
•    Make birthday and greeting cards
•    Write your Family History
•    Make a Photo Slide Show
•    Improve your secretarial skills

If you already have computer & technical skills, enquire about:

•    Our Special Interest Groups that meet each month
•    The range of topical workshops we promote
•    Opportunities to share, pass on, or develop your skills

Call any time between 10am and 2pm at
The SeniorNet Learning Centre
Anvil House, 138-140 Wakefield Street, Level 1 (Opposite The Michael Fowler Centre)
phone 04 473 1510 for more details