SeniorNet Warkworth Inc
Affiliated to the Federation of New Zealand SeniorNet Societies Inc
No booking needed. Wear your badge please. This is how we identify who are financial members.
$5 per session applies for workshops (but not for HELP days and clinics).
Contact Mel on (09) 422 2605 for booking.
How to put a shortcut to the E-letter on your desktop.
In Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in Windows
open the E-Letter at www.seniornetwarkworth.org/E-Letter.htm and half minimise the webpage so you can see some of your desktop
• highlight the address (URL) in the address bar
• drag and drop the highlighted text onto the desktop, and you are done.
[Make sure you drag the URL (the address in the address bar) not the text of the webpage]
[The refresh tool is a circular arrow in the toolbar at the left hand end]
In Microsoft Internet Explorer open the E letter at www.seniornetwarkworth.org/E-Letter.htm
and Save as a bookmark,
and with IE half minimised so you can see some of the desktop, drag the bookmark to the desktop.
In Windows 8 you can make a tile on the Start screen by right clicking on the desktop icon and choosing Pin to Start
in OS X click Bookmarks /
Type the name for this bookmark (e.g. E-letter) in the first box.
[The refresh tool is a circular arrow at the right of the address bar]
How to book courses
To book for Apple Mac courses and workshops contact Mel Woodley on 09 422 2605
To book for Genealogy courses and to enquire about the Tuesday evening Genealogy Club contact Carolyn Williams on 09 902 9333
To book for Photo Editing courses contact Brian Oakes on 09 422 2248
To book for Web Design courses contact Neville Fursdon on 09 422 9463
To book for other courses contact the Course Coordinator on 09 422 3728
The latest newsletter for Spring 2013 is now available. Click on the Newsletter button to go there.
We suggest you make a shortcut on your desktop to allow you to access the E-letter with one click. You will then be able to open the E-letter to see if it is updated. Look in the blue panel at the left to see how to do it. Identify which web browser you use (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc) and follow the instructions. It really is simple.
Monday Workshops start at 2.30 p.m. sharp, and frequently will be of interest to both PC and Mac owners.
Mac workshops See the Mac page for Workshop timetable.
The cost is $5.00 for each participant, payable at the learning session, and we expect that you will wear your name badge, proving current membership and your entitlement to be there.
Keep an eye on this eLetter as there may be changes to the scheduling of some of the workshops and modules as published in newsletters. This is where you will find the latest information. The full programme for Term 1 can be accessed by clicking on the Workshop & Module extended timetable button
TERM 5, 2013 AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS at 2.30 pm on Mondays
Maximum of 16 students.
Maximum of 8 students, as these are hands on practical sessions. Using Microsoft Word and other applications on PCs and Mac. Put your name down on the waiting list, as these courses start once there are sufficient students to make it worth while.
Introduction to Android tablets and smartphones. This 2 lesson minicourse runs through some of the important features of the Android system, and allows you to ask questions. Bring your tablet or smartphone with you. The Android operating system now runs three quarters of all smartphones and half of all tablet computers so it is becoming increasingly important for us. Chances are you already use this OS without realising it. Book a place by ringing the Course Coordinator 09 422 3728
Downloading from the Internet. The mini course includes a wide range of topics including the principles of downloading and uploading, their speeds, the different broadband plans and how to check your broadband speed, downloading images for your documents, downloading a programme and installing it on your computer, reducing the file size of photos, emailing a resized photo to your home computer, how to upload a photo to the internet – and lots more.
We also offer a 4 week Scrapbooking course which will commence as soon as there are sufficient students booked. This course uses Adobe Photoshop Elements - we can give you a free copy of Version 2 which will run on Windows XP, Vista, and 7 (Not Windows 8).
Next course is Web design using WordPress starting in Term 1 2014
Microsoft Access 2003 and Excel. These courses could be available if there are sufficient takers.
New and prospective members and for general enquiries you should continue to contact the Course Coordinator on 09 422 3728 during the hours of 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, and be prepared to leave a message stating your name and telephone number if Judy is not at home. She will contact you as soon as she is able.
The Term 4 Newsletter is available on our website, http://www.seniornetwarkworth.org.nz/
SeniorNet Warkworth, 3 Matakana Road, Warkworth. PO Box 659
Telephones: Course Co-ordinator 09 422 3728 Learning Centre 09 425 9643
Please do not use this email address to make a booking. It may not be read in time.