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 sessions $40, three sessions $30 and two sessions $20

Click here for an application form.

October 2017

Monday 2nd-30th October - 10am-12noon - Pages for iPad/iPhone

Word processor application

Monday 2nd-30th October - 2-4pm - KeyNote for iPad-iPhone

This is apples slide show presentation application

Wednesday 4th-11th October - 10am-12noon - Calendar for iPad-iPhone (Two Sessions only)

as it states. A very useful application

Wednesday 4th-11th October - 2-4pm - iPhone Basics (Two Sessions only)

This is a MUST for first time users of iPads

Thursday 5th-26th October - 10am-12noon - Calendar for Mac

A useful application

Thursday 5th-26th October - 2-4pm - iPad Basics

Demo Content

Wednesday 18th-25th October -10am-12noon - Contacts for iPad-iPhone (Two Sessions only)

Demo Content

Wednesday 18th-25th October 2-4pm - iPhone Basics (Two Sessions only)

Demo Content

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.