Tauranga City

With 100+ groups, U3A Tauranga stimulates members.
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Members of this group learn to design and develop web sites. Emphasis is on Joomla.  The group also maintain the U3A Tauranga website and liaises with the web site hosting company.

The group welcomes guests to the meetings and likes to receive suggestions and comments about this web site. Please advise any links that are not correct,

Convener:    Brian Wood, 2018: Jim Pryor, Ph 219 7840
Phone:   574 6323
Venue:   Members homes as arranged
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Thursday
Time:   9.30am – 11.30am
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the convener.
 

 

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This group looks at developments and applications (Apps) across all devices and how they apply to our daily lives.

The group will be in recess in 2018 unless a new convener is found. Note: A new group, Google Applications has been formed.

The group members decided to make the sessions more a question and explore solutions to things affecting them.
This year will see us using computers and devices in new ways and the group will be exploring them.
U3A Members can apply to come as a guest if you have a specific question for us to research.

Convener:    Brian Wood, Vacant in 2018
E-mail:  
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged
Meetings:   3rd Monday of each month
Time:   1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes, contact Group Co-ordinators
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Kathleen, Ph 576 2175 or Tap or Click to e-mail

MsSolutions
This course will be in recess in 2018 unless a new convener is found.

See the Read More below the shading for the lesson material. This group looks at the ways that the Microsoft Office Suite works, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher.

The course has completed for the 2017 year, specific topics can be covered if requested.

 
Convener:    Vacant
Email:    
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged.
Meetings:   First, Second and Fourth Monday of the month
Time:   1. 30 - 3:30 pm
Vacancies   Yes
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Tap or Click to e-mail

BettyCletheroThis group meets to help and discuss problems members’ are having with their Apple Mac computers.

Convener:   Betty Clethero
Phone:   544-2067
Venue:   Member’s homes as arranged
Meetings:   3rd Thursday of each month
Time:   9.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Kathleen, Ph 576 2175 or e-mail
 

Google

This group will study the concept, use and benefits of Google Applications, as distinct from the computer applications group which is wider. The tutor will make sure that people have grasped a concept before he moves on to another one.
Meetings will be home based. Access to a computer is highly desirable but not essential.

Convener:    Don Mc Millan  
Phone:   579 4916  
E-mail:    
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged  
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month  
    Commencing 11th October, 2017  
Time:   1.00pm – 3.00pm  
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Marianne, Ph 021 804 403 or Tap or Click to e-mail

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Create your own website for a Travel Blog, Family History or Small Business You can start to create your website within an hour, and this group will provide support and share ideas as you progress.

Convener:    Jim Pryor
Phone:   219 7840
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged.
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Time:   9:30am start
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

This group meets to discuss new developments and useful apps for Apple iPads and iPhones.

Convener:   Jo Ann Ingram
Contact:  
Venue:   Raft Cafe, Chapel St
Meetings:   1st Monday of each month
Time:   2:00 pm - 4:00pm
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

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This is designed to help members with Apple or PC computers gain the skills to prepare presentations using PowerPoint software. Individual tuition arranged as required.

Please contact group co-ordinator Kathleen Fraser, Phone 576 2175 or Tap or Click to e-mail for more information about this course.

This group meets to discuss any problems members may be having when using their computers running Microsoft Windows, including Windows 10. This friendly group will welcome additional members. No prior knowledge required, just an interest in learning what a computer can do.

Convener:    Diana Lusty
Phone:   544 1420
Venue:   Contact Convener
Meetings:   1st Monday of the month
Time:   1.30p.m.-3.30p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

This group meets once a month to discuss any problems members may be having when using their computers.  Members usually arrive from 9.30 a.m. for a ‘cuppa’ and a chat.

Convener:   Pat Wilson
Phone:   579-4476
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd Thursday of the month
Time:   9.30 a.m. for 10 a.m. - noon.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 

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This group has an interest in common gadgets and systems that are driven by electronics.  Most members bring an ipad to meetings but this is not compulsory as we also discuss other tablets, smart TVs and cell phones. In fact, any area of electronic technology that people want to share or learn about. Even LED lightbulbs!

Convener:    TBA. A convener is required, contact Marianne.
Phone:    
Venue:   At members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   4th Friday of the month
Time:   9.45 a.m. - noon
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Marianne, Ph 021 804 403 or Click to e-mail
 

A member with computer expertise will visit your home and mentor one to one to help with a problem.  Mentors are available for an hour, with a $5 fee to cover their travel.  We try to match you up with someone in your area and, usually, one session is all that is envisaged.  

Contact:    Diana Lusty
Phone:   544-1420
     
     
     
     
     
 

Tauranga Continuing Education Group

Tauranga Continuing Education Group aims to Providing older people with an opportunity to listen to prominent New Zealanders discussing topics of interest.  Many of the speakers come from the University of Waikato and others from business and local organisations.

Meetings are held at the Otumoetai Baptist Church, 241 Otumoetai Road, Tauranga, commencing at 10.00am 3rd Tuesday of the month.

For speaker details see the web site HERE