Enroll early and only undertake one course per month.
Reservations and payment for each course must be made and paid one week prior to the start of each course.

  • All reservations should be sent to our postal address otherwise by either phone or email to
  • Allan Rutherford CEO – Phone:  (03)352-4950 e-mail:

If paying by direct banking, our bank account is 020816-0376043-00. Please add your “surname” and the word ‘Course‘.

Note:  Our course Fee for 2017 are four session $40, three sessions $30 and two sessions $20

Click here for an application form.

August 2017

Monday 7-28 August - 10am-12noon - MacBasic 1 for Mac

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Monday 7-28 August - 2-4pm - Pages for iPad

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Tuesday 8-16 August - 10am-12noon - iPhone

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Tuesday 8-16 August - 2-4pm - Microsoft Word for Mac

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Thursday 10- 31 August - 10am-12noon - iPad Basics

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Thursday 10- 31 August - 2-4pm - iPad Beyond Basics

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If you desire a course on another subject, check with the Course Convener immediately.


Those undertaking courses will be contacted by the course Convener.

Contact for Local Students:
Derek Brown – Course Convener
phone: (03)365-6341
or leave a message on his answer phone

Local students When making an entry, please forward the following information. Name, telephone number, email address, Computer model, and the programmed version you are using. That is found by clicking on the programmed name (e.g. Mail) and in the drop down menu click on “About Mail”. You will find the information in there.

All course applications & fees must be received by Treasurer at least 7 days prior to the course starting.

Contacts for Distance Members
For iPads & iPhones:
Barbara Blowes
phone: (03) 332-0673

For all other applications:
Brian Henderson
phone: (03)942-5293
or P.O.Box 475 Christchurch, 8140

Distance Course Notes are available by correspondence.
A full list of available courses is shown in Tutorials

Special Notes
Any member enrolling & paying for two courses in advance qualifies for a 3rd course free of charge. Inform the Treasurer of your decision at the time of application.

Repeating a course you have previously undertaken is $25

For descriptions of courses, check out our Tutorials page.