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Location: 66 - 70 Railside Av Henderson  

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

Online Membership Application 

Online Membership Renewal 



If you would like to do a refresher on any of our courses they are $10 cheaper than the original one, you just need to bring your original notes with you.  We also have our HELP DAYS ON THE 2ND AND 4TH TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. at our Learning Centre in the Henderson RSA.

Here are more classes starting towards the end of July and early August.

To book for any of the classes please phone Pam on 827 2156 (answerphone available)


Find out how to message friends, share photos, do video and audio calls and group chats using Messenger. The app, which is free to download or built into FaceBook on a Mac or PC computer, can be used to communicate with your friends on Facebook and with your phone contacts.  It can be used on Apple Mac, iPhone and iPad, PC and Android phones and tablet devices.

You don’t need to be on FaceBook to use Messenger.   Janet and Terry are taking a class on Thursday 26th July @10am course fee $10.00

 Word Processing Course for all levels of word processing.

 If you are now on Windows 10, Office 365 or have Windows 7 you may want to brush up on the word processing functions.  Or if you are just a beginner and want to record your life story or recipes, there are things you can learn which will help you.

Shirley is taking the course starting on Friday 27 July, 3 & 10 August 10.00 – 12 noon, course fee $30.00

 W10 Basic Course

You may have just upgraded to W10 or bought a new computer.  W10 certainly looks a bit different to what we have been used to in W7 and some older systems.    

Terry will be taking the course starting on Thursday 2 August & 9,16 August from 10am – 12noon  course fee is $30.00

SeniorNet West Auckland

Excell Spreadsheets

This course consists of entering information either alpha or numeric and altering size of cells.   Inserting and deleting columns and cells and rows.   Formatting cells and columns and colouring.   Plus more.    

The course consists of 4 / 2 hours classes and will be held on Wednesday from 10am – noon on 18th 25th July 1st 8th August.     Course fee is $35.00

Help and Information Days  

66 Railside Av Henderson   

These will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month between 10am and 12 noon.

So if you need help with your computer or something you have been shown and just can't remember how it was done. don't hesitate to call in and see us. Windows, Apple and Android systems covered. No appointments are necessary.   

To receive help you must be a current member all we ask is a $2. donation.

  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, ipad, Excel.



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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