Kanorau Digital

Welcome to the Kanorau Digital website.

A digital skills short course helping whānau connect to the world with confidence.

The Kanorau Digital Programme is Closed

Unfortunately, the programme closed on 31 December 2022.

For any enquiries, please email [email protected].

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Course Modules

The Kanorau Digital Essentials course was made of between 19-21 1-hour modules depending on what stream you were invited or signed up to.

Intro to Google

Learn some core basics like how to operate a Chromebook (if you have one), connecting to the internet, creating a Google account and accessing key apps.

Guide to Tertiary Study

Learn key tips to help you understand and prepare successfully for tertiary study including accessing loans and allowances, and forming good study habits.

Digital Communication

Learn about communication tools like Google Meet or Zoom plus overview of other video communication tools.

Presentations & Photos

Learn how to present easily with Google Slides, Google Images, and Google Photos.


Learn about online safety, how to avoid scams, create great passwords or reset them if you forget.

Online Shopping & Safety

Learn how to shop safely online – grocery shopping, Trademe, or how to find the best price with Pricespy.

Managing Money

Learn how to use Google Sheets to budget, and the benefits of online banking.

Get More Out Of Google!

Learn about topics like Google Drive folders, sharing and permissions, Slides for presentations.

Online Services

Learn about signing up to government and other essential services online such as RealMe, IRD, and entertainment services.

Dive Deeper (Extensions)

Learn about more useful tools like bookmarks, Google Maps, and how to use key Google apps on your Smartphone.

Digital Job Seeking

Learn how to prepare a CV, find a job online and submit your application.

Google Maps & Travel

Learn how to find addresses and plan travel using Google Maps.

Create a Website

Learn how to build a website using Google Sites for your whānau business, or community.

Digital Tikanga

Learn about social etiquette and the risks and dangers of being online, how to use the web to find help or solve problems, and some simple tips on troubleshooting problems with your electronic device.

Google Classroom

Learn the basics of Google Classroom to deliver your classes.

Community Support & Vounteering

Learn how to find work or volunteering opportunities online.

Facebook for Business or Community

Learn how to setup a Facebook page for your business or community kaupapa.

Video Editing

Learn simple steps to planning and editing videos.

Intro to Office365

Learn how to access and use key tools available in Office365 for work or study.

Marae Module

Helping marae use digital technology to connect to the world. (Marae Stream Only)