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Kia Ora - Welcome to SeniorNet Nelson

SeniorNet Nelson is part of a community training network that supports and motivates people aged over 50 to use and enjoy computers and other technology in their everyday lives. We help you keep in touch with family and friends. We provide easy friendly learning at your pace from Tutors your own age. Affordable learning. Click the image for more information.

Club Meetings

Held in the Hall at Pioneer Park, 11 Hastings St, Nelson on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. Our next Club Day is on Wednesday 20th November. Judy Pittman will give a talk on her experience of using HomeLink (, a house swapping organisation. For a yearly fee of $200 you can use the HomeLink website to search for accommodation and arrange a swap. The Pittmans have been using it for 5 years, usually swapping cars as well as houses, so the only cost of a holiday is spending money and airfares. They have visited the UK, Canada, Vietnam, Australia and Sardinia since joining. There will be time for questions, so bring them along. Bring a friend to Club Day, catch up with other members and have afternoon tea. It's FREE.


Our Digital Imagery Group (DIG) has published a Scenic Calendar for 2020. This high-quality product shows off the attractions of the beautiful Nelson/Tasman Region in images all taken by DIG members. This gives it a personal connection to all SeniorNet Nelson Members. We proudly present this calendar which will be a pleasure for everyone to gift and to use. As the only calendar of the Nelson region we have seen it is extra special. (It's nice and light for posting too.) Excellent value at only $10 - a SeniorNet Nelson Fundraiser.


On 9th September Grant Sidaway gave us his final Presentation entitled "What's the Point". Grant is retiring as CEO of the Federation of SeniorNet Societies and we wish him well. Always inspirational, Grant's talk reminded us how important it is to keep up with technology - to grow, thrive, enjoy lifetime learning and have fun along the way. With skill and humour Grant showed us such things as how the internet is being used today. We saw some of the endless possibilities of using robots and amazing 3D printing. He went on to give examples of wearable technology and demonstrated how to handle the “Hey Google” command on a phone for helpful or hilarious results. Thank you, Grant, we will miss you greatly.


Click the image to go directly to the Newsletter website, or click "Read More" to go to our Newsletters page. If you have any news to share with members let us know: Email or ring a Committee Member to contribute something interesting we can share.


SeniorNet Nelson has six Special Interest Groups, held monthly. All members are welcome. There is no need to register, just turn up. $5 towards overheads please. A link button to each group can be found at the bottom of every screen giving news of upcoming meetings and reports of previous meetings.

Interest Group Quick Links (Find news about upcoming and previous meetings here)