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SeniorNet Rotorua is a voluntary training organisation that supports and motivates people over 55 to use modern technology, including computers, tablets and mobile phones to be part of the digital world.  We provide sympathy, support and solutions for those struggling to adapt to a world that increasingly requires us to be able to do our business and and communicate online.

Our contact phone number:
022 687 9299



The current officers and committee are:

Chair: Keith Garratt

Vice Chair: John Somerville

Secretary: Peter McKellar

Treasurer: John Somerville
Privacy Officer: Bert Harris


Other committee members:

Gene Rigney

Bert Harris

Ngaire Tucker

Eric Cameron

Peter McKellar

Alan Armstrong

Felix Hohener

Wieland Hartwig



These are held at Parksyde in Tarewa Place on the second Monday of each month at 2pm.  

Next forum Monday 8 July


​At these sessions, we give one-on-one help to solve your problems with your laptop, smartphone or tablet. Currently, we run two sessions each week:

 Monday morning from 9 am until noon, except public holidays, in the Community  Meeting Room on the ground floor of the Rotorua Public Library. 

Drop-in sessions are open to the public, and are free, although we appreciate a donation.

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SeniorHangouts is a nation-wide online service provided by SeniorNet New Zealand. It is a social networking platform for seniors in New Zealand. It is designed to help seniors by providing educational content to help them navigate the digital world. In addition, the platform allows users to join groups and participate in online events and activities.

SeniorHangouts is a valuable resource for seniors, providing them with an easy and convenient way to learn, stay connected, and make new friends in a safe and secure environment.

For more information click here.

To Join SeniorHangouts you must be a member of a SeniorNet Learning Centre.

If you are a member of SeniorNet Rotorua, email a request to join Hangouts to .

If you are not a member of SeniorNet Rotorua, go to our contact and joining page here.


To see what's on offer from Hangouts, go to the link below.



These are workshops held at Parksyde.  Our next series will start in Autumn of 2024. Watch this space and our
News & Events page for details.

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