SeniorNet Waikanae/Otaki joins SeniorNet Kapiti

We are delighted to welcome the members of Waikanae/Otaki SeniorNet who have now joined with Kapiti SeniorNet to truly encompass the whole of the region from Paekakariki in the South to Otaki in the North.

Meanwhile, all paid-up members of SeniorNet Waikanae/Otaki  automatically become members of Kapiti SeniorNet with the same rights to take up courses and workshops at the Learning Centre in Paraparaumu as the Kapiti members,  and we look forward to seeing you at 200 Matai Road in the near future.

There are of course quite a few matters to attend to in order to make the amalgamation successful which we hope to accomplish over the coming months so the legalities are sorted before the end of the financial year to allow us to move forward stronger and better than ever.

The Learning Centre in Waikanae is expected to continue but this will depend on the availability of tutors who will conduct selected courses there and we hope to learn more about the likely utilization we can expect from the Waikanae Centre and to gauge the economics of operating two centres.

We also – and in particular – ask all Waikanae/Otaki  tutors and would-be tutors who wish to become part of the new and larger SeniorNet to please contact us so that training or familiarization sessions can be arranged for the courses being offered.

Lastly, but not least, we look forward to the new combined era of cooperation, something talked about for a long time, and now accomplished, come meet some nice people and gain new learning and as a tutor help enhance the lives of your fellow seniors.

Barry Bailey, Chairman

Newsletter – February 2013


The response to our two Open Days on Thursday 14th and Saturday 16th was fantastic. Thanks to those Tutors and Committee Members who gave of their time on both days to greet prospective members as they arrived and then go about explaining  to them the various courses available to suit their needs. Lois, Lois and Margaret were kept busy all day accepting membership and course fees.

This excellent response to our promotion of our Open Days really bought home to us

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