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Skills and Confidence

With the skills and confidence I gained at SeniorNet I achieved more than I could ever have imagined. At the end of my first year at High School my teacher wrote on my report ‘Ruth has shown the ability to write short stories that capture the interest of the reader’ (or words to that effect!)[…]

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SeniorNet Mac. Christchurch

By Margaret Hatton The good news is that since Friday 1st April, SeniorNet Mac has been up and running. thanks to the generosity of our treasurer Margaret Harvey. Our Learning Centre is situated in the pool house at the Cranmer Centre [Old Christchurch Girl’s High campus.] This solid concrete block edifice, built in the middle[…]

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You are never too old to learn

Pictured is Mrs Doris Williamson from Toko, who at the age of 91, is currently learning computing at SeniorNet Stratford. Mrs Williamson was a librarian at the National Library in Wellington for twenty years. In 1984, she retired to Newtown, and in the late 1990’s, moved to Toko to be near to her family.At the[…]

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SeniorNet Kaitaia fighting against the odds

SeniorNet Kaitaia, one of the Federation’s smaller Learning Centres, tells the following story of strength and perseverance, of determination to fight against the odds, Patricia’s story. This is the story not forgotten by the present tutors and assistants at SeniorNet Kaitaia: Patricia Blakeley first attended our Open Day in 2009. She lives at Kohukohu and[…]