GenConnect at Christchurch City Libraries

CONNECTING GENERATIONS BY SHARING KNOWLEDGE Come and get help with your technology issues: Upper Riccarton Library where Riccarton High School students will be available every Thursday during term time from 1 to 1.45pm The high school students that deliver the programme,  freely volunteer their time and can answer questions including: How to set up and use a … Continued

SeniorNet Canterbury Inc. (Senior Net)

Provides opportunity for people over the age of 50 years to learn technology skills in a friendly environment. A non-profit making organisation helping them to become more confident and competent computer users. SeniorNet Canterbury Courses are based on the Microsoft Word operating system but they also have workshops covering Android and Ipad smart phones and tablets.

Literacy Christchurch Inc.

Literacy Christchurch provides one to one tuition of reading, writing, spelling, numeracy.  They will teach basic communication skills to anyone with a reading difficulty.  They offer tutoring for individual needs , eg Drivers’ Licence and provide training for voluntary tutors.

Relationship Aotearoa (formerly Relationship Services)

Relationship Services aims to help people build successful relationships between partners, within families, in the workplace and in the community. Help individuals find their own solutions to the pressures, frustrations and stresses faced in their daily lives. Offer a wide range of education services for individuals and couples on family and relationship topics as well … Continued

Addington Net

A charitable, not for profit local initiative, whose mission is to provide access to computers, education and training in technology and therefore enhance the economic and social well being of the Addington community. Computing Skills so you can take Charge of your Life! Offers a free computing classe for Seniors Monday to Friday from 10.00am … Continued

SeniorNet Mac Inc

SeniorNet Mac is an Incorporated Society and a registered Charity. It aims to provide the opportunity for those 50 plus years to learn to use Apple Technology – iMac computers, MacBooks, iPads, iPhones, Apple Watches and Apple TV. Individual help is available at the Drop In sessions and extended one-to one tuition can be arranged. … Continued

Education at ARA

Ara (previously CPIT) offers many weekday, weekend, & evening adult & community education classes. Many of these are non-assessed & non-formal learning opportunities for lifelong learners of all backgrounds & ages. Topics include: International languages; Maori language & culture, crafts; community arts; adult literacy; courses for women; art & design; songwriting; voice development; digital photography; … Continued

Risingholme Community Centre Inc.

Office hours are 9am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays, the office is closed on all public holidays, leave a message on the answerphone if you need to contact them. The Centre offers a wide variety of classes/courses, workshops, groups, clubs and other activities each term. Information is available on the above website & at all … Continued


Careerforce is an Industry Training Organisation for the health and disability, social services and youth work sector. Work with employers to recognise the existing skills of their employees and help them develop new ones. For employees, Careerforce can: * Provide you with the latest qualifications for your role in the health and disability support sector … Continued

Computer Consultant

Dave will train people in the use of computers in their own home. The service is offered to beginners and more advanced, to make them familiar with their own machine. Is a qualified computer technician so can fix computers as well. Ring Dave on the number above for information regarding costs and tuition.