Getting Started with Kanorau 
Live Online Sessions

Nau mai haere mai ki te 'Getting Started with Kanorau' sessions for Tauira. 

We are running classes for the next two weeks on Sunday nights from 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesdays 1.00-2.00pm to help TWOA tauira learn about Kanorau, create any accounts required, and sign up for the TWOA eLearning stream. 

Kanorau Digital will help you and your whanau enhance your digital skills and develop confidence to operate safely in an increasingly digitally enabled world.

Please browse below to see how to succeed and to view a complete list of modules that will be made available to you after you register for the course. 

Ngā mihi,

The Kanorau Digital Team

Register for Getting Started Session
Weekly Course Schedule
Tuesday - 1.00pm to 2.00pm
Sunday - 7.00pm to 8.00pm


- Broadband internet access
- A suitable device to to attend like a smart phone if simply watching, or laptop or chromebook if you want to follow along
- An email address to register for the course where you will be sent the details to attend
- A Zoom account so you can join the Live Online Course

How to succeed with Kanorau

Zoom & Google Accounts

How to Setup Zoom

You will also need a Zoom account to attend the live online webinar: Watch a short video to learn how to setup Zoom.

How to Setup Google

You will need a Google account for parts of this course if you wish to follow along. Here is a short video that can help you setup a Gmail/Google account

Help & Support

Ask for Help: Ask a family member or friend who has digital skills to help support you register and get online for this self-directed eLearning course. You will get the hang of it once you have received a little bit of help.

If you have an issue with your Coassemble account or the platform where the content is hosted, please call us on 0800 526 672 or email us at to ask for support.

Alternatively, you can now register for the Zoom support sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays by clicking here.

Course Modules

The Kanorau Digital Essentials Public eLearning Stream will give you access to 20x 1-hour modules.

Be sure to do the short onboarding module to help you get the most out of this course and pick the modules below that most interest you.

Onboarding Module

Learn how to get the most out of this course and set up for study success.

TWOA Digital Systems

Learn how to navigate key TWOA Digital systems to access course content online, student and library services, and take advantage of help and support available.

Intro to Office365

Learn how to access and use key tools available in Office365 for your study or mahi with TWOA

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.

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.

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.