Welcome to SeniorNet Mac Inc. a community training network, based in the beautiful garden city of Christchurch, where volunteer seniors (aged over 50) support and motivate other seniors to use and enjoy Mac computers and other Apple devices in their everyday lives.
The Society was established in 2000 and has been providing an important service for people of all ages by assisting them to stay safe, while making the best use of all the latest Apple technology over the last 20 years. To learn more about us click here.
There are different learning options depending on your preferences.
Click on a coloured activity for more details.
Come to our Learning Centre any
Mon, Wed and Fri,
10am to 12pm
(excl. public holidays)
for helpful advice.
Enjoy 4hrs of in-depth tuition.
2hrs of helpful tuition.
A tutor gives you a personal service.
◉ Interest Groups
Join with others to share ideas
(About your photos,
Genealogy, iPad, apps etc.)
◉ “Catch” Sessions
You can catch ideas at these
Friendly Help The Learning Centre , at 41 Essex Street, Christchurch
is equipped with computers , printers and broadband for internet access and you are also encouraged to bring your own devices where appropriate.
Some of the activities may take place in members’ homes. To see what’s on where this month click here.
We also hold two friendly Social Activities each month.
There, you can have lunch
if you wish, ask questions,
and later, enjoy a visiting speaker
All members, non-members and friends are invited to attend.
Tuesday 27th August
Canterbury History Foundation
Pictorial Overview of Lyttelton's History
Dr GEOFFREY RICE is an independent historian who was formerly Head of History (2006-10) at the University of Canterbury, where he started as a student in 1965 and ended up as Emeritus Professor. He has written and edited many books about the history of New Zealand and especially about people, places and events in the Canterbury area. His book on the influenza pandemic, “Black November” was shortlisted for the Montana NZ book awards. He is the current secretary of the Canterbury History Foundation and this illustrated talk focuses on our local port of Lyttelton.
The Apple Users Group
41 Essex Street
7:30pm last Wed
of each month (excl. Dec)
The group has question-and-answer sessions, visiting speakers
and like to learn about the latest technological advances from Apple.
To get more details of social activities click here.
The Society provides easy and affordable Tuition from
Feb to Dec each year. Once you become a member, you can start learning at any level, from the basic use of an iMac, Macbook, iPad, iPod,
Editing Apple Watch , Apple TV or digital camera Facebook, Twitter …
Social Media through to safely emailing, skyping, surfing the net and exploring social media to downloading fun and amazing apps and scanning, recording, editing and publishing your own creative ideas. To learn more about becoming a member click here.
The Society publishes a Bi-monthly Newsletter with useful information , dates of up-coming events , helpful hints , interesting pictures , stories, facts , and fun cartoons.
To read the latest Newsletter click here.