Maori Mother and Daughter

Kanorau Digital for Marae 
eLearning Short Course

Nau mai haere mai ki te Kanorau Digital for Marae eLearning short course registration page

This eLearning Stream has been setup specifically for Marae Whānau.

The course contains a New module covering how to use the Digital Marae Connectivity equipment that eligible marae received from the provincial growth fund in 2020-2021.

The special Digital Marae module covers:

  • How to use the TV/AV bundle for hui
  • WIFI and networking gear
  • FAQ and Troubleshooting tips
  • Software relevant to marae
  • Where to get free software as a eligible non-profit

Browse below for a full list of modules available that you can pick and choose from.

Extended Course Access

If you complete the onboarding module before 5pm, 24 December 2022, we will extend access until at least 31 March 2022. Registrations for free access close midnight 31 December 2022. 

Feel free to forward this registration page to other Marae Kaitiaki and whānau who may benefit.

Ngā mihi,

The Kanorau Team

Register for Kanorau eLearning


There are few pre-requirements that you need to register and participate in this course:
  • Access to the internet
  • A suitable device to consume content like a smart phone, laptop or chromebook
  • An email address to register
Registration Notes

You can expect two separate emails to be sent to you after registering:

  1. Email with instructions on how to access the eLearning course.
  2. Email to complete your account setup for our online learning platform.
  3. Please check your promotions tab or spam folder if you don't receive an email within 2 minutes of registering.

Did you register previously?

You need to register again to get access to this version of Kanorau to get the course link by email. Once you have the link, you can login as per normal to add this version of the course to your account.

To access the course again after signing up, you visit


How to succeed with Kanorau

Google Account

You will need a Google account for parts of this course. Here is a short video that can help you setup a Gmail/Google account. Once your email account has been created and you're in the Kanorau eLearning module, we recommend doing the 'Introduction to Google' module.

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.

Support will be limited over the Christmas break so please email us in the first instance and we will get back to you as soon as possible in the new year.

Course Modules

The Kanorau Digital Essentials for Marae eLearning Stream will give you access to 20 x one hour modules in our Learning Management System hosted on a platform called Coassemble. 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. The Digital Marae module is very last one in the platform that you can scroll down to.

Onboarding Module

Make sure to learn how to get the most out of this course and set up for study success by completing this short onboarding module.

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 Job Seeking

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

Google Classroom

Learn the basics of Google Classroom to deliver your classes.

Online Shopping & Safety

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

Online Services

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

Managing Money

Google Sheets/budgets, online banking.


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

Google Maps & Travel

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

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.

Presentations & Photos

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

Create a Website

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

Community Support & Vounteering

Learn how to find work or volunteering opportunities online.

Get More Out of Google!

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

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.

Facebook for Business or Community

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

Digital Communication

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

Dive Deeper (Extensions)

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

Video Editing

Learn simple steps to planning and editing videos.

Intro to Office365

Learn the basics of how to use key tools like Word, Powerpoint, in the Office365 suite.

Digital Marae

Learn how to use the digital equipment that eligible marae received from the Digital Connectivity programme.