Covid Response Update

All of New Zealand is at “Orange” traffic light setting.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Read more information about life at Orange >.

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Digital Essentials – Get to know your Smart Device

This course is designed for seniors who are brand-new to, or existing users of smart devices, who are wanting to learn some tips and tricks, they may not know about their smart devices.

These four sessions will provide learners with the essential skills they need to get online and start creating their own digital footprint.

This programme covers four topics:

  • Intro to Devices
  • Intro to the Internet
  • Intro to Email
  • Intro to Browsing/Apps

Dates and Venues:





13 Aug – 3 Sep

Ratana ICT Hub



24 Aug – 14 Sep

The Lobby, Taihape



25 Aug – 15 Sep

Marton ICT Hub



26 Aug – 23 Sep
(There is no class on 9 September)

Ohakea Room, Te Matapihi, Bulls



Interested participants can register with Rashmi Natarajan, our Digital Engagement Coordinator:
Phone: 027 218 2248 (Mon-Fri 8–5pm) or email:

Study Resources

Personalising your Smart Phone Tutorial

How to download the COVID Tracer app

Step by step instructions on loaded the Covid Tracer App to your smart phone.

How-to guide on getting vaccine passes

Step by step instructions on how to Sign up for My Health Account and My Health Record