kanorau Digital
Terms & Conditions

Attendance and registration in the Kanorau Digital Short Course (“Short Course”) is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. All information relating to the Short Course is outlined in these Terms and Conditions and on our website found www.kanorau.nz.
The information contained on our website may be subject to change and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (“TWoA”) reserves the right to amend the information from time to time at our sole discretion without prior notice but we will always endeavour to communicate any changes to you that will impact your completion of the Short Course.

Short Course Details

The Kanorau Digital has several different delivery modes including:
  • Original Course (In-Person and eLearning Versions)
  • Essentials Course (In-Person and Live Online Versions)
Kanorau Digital Short Original Course includes 4 wāhanga:
  • Digital Connection and Communication
  • Digital Tools and Productivity
  • Digital Problem Solving
  • Digital Life
Kanorau Digital Short Essentials In-Person Course includes:
14 topics made up of a core module over the following duration options: 
  • 6 hours of face-to-face classroom-based contact tutorial time for one day in-person delivery
  • 3 hours of face-to-face classroom-based contact tutorial time for two day in-person delivery, consisting of 6 hours
The Kanorau Digital eLearning Course Schedule consists of:
  • 12-15 hours of content for self-directed learning via our eLearning stream

The Kanorau Digital Live Online Course Schedule consists of:

  • Up to 10 hours of online delivery via Zoom as 1 hour modules

The Kanorau Digital Short In-Person Course Schedule also consists of:

  • Access to a Kaiārahi (Digital Skills Coach) during your class
  • Access to a digital learning device, power, and wi-fi during your class for the purposes of the short course
  • Access to a learning management system to learn in during your class and one month after your completion of the short course
  • The short course is free of fees


To be eligible to successfully register in the Kanorau Digital Short Course, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • You must complete, sign and submit the Registration Form;
  • You must be 18 years of age or over;
  • You must be a New Zealand Citizen or a permanent resident of New Zealand;
  • You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills to enable you to complete the course; and
  • You must complete and provide to us, any information we require from you in order to obtain feedback from you to assess and survey your experience or any related assessment for the sole purpose of helping us to improve the Kanorau Digital Short Courses in the future, which may be during or following the completion of the Short Course.

Confidentiality & Privacy

You acknowledge that: In addition to our privacy obligations to you contained in our privacy policy found at www.twoa.ac.nz/privacy and the statements in the Registration Form, any personal information provided by you to us may be collected, stored and provided to third parties for any purpose connected with the Kanorau Digital Short Course or the business purposes of TWoA including the following:

  • any of our supporting organisations.
  • third party contractors or suppliers including those used to provide subsidies, equipment and resources relating to the Short Course.
  • our funding provider and partner, the Manaia Kalani Eduation Trust and the Department of Internal Affairs or any other reporting agency or external organisation we are required to for the purpose of an external review.
  • Software providers we use to support the delivery of the Short Course including a learning management system and a client management system.
  • to contact you to offer any marketing material or third party services or goods
  • to contact you to offer any Iwi affiliated offerings or services. for debt collection and credit reporting or assessment. TWoA may retain and/or use such information for as long as reasonably required for the above purposes. You may request access to and correction of any personal information held by TWoA at any time by contacting the TWoA privacy officer at Taumatua, PO Box 151, Te Awamutu 3840 or emailing legal@twoa.ac.nz in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.

Expected Behaviour

All participants are asked to be considerate of others and are expected to uphold the values and principles of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa while working under our roof. These values include:

Te Aroha: Means that everyone treats each other with respect, love, and care. We will not tolerate discrimination or mistreatment of participants, volunteers or mentors during the workshop

Te Whakapono: Is about acting with integrity during the wananga. Participants must not knowingly interfere or sabotage the efforts of other teams or participants during the wananga. Teams should also not copy the work of others unless they have consulted with and obtained permission first.

Nga Ture: Everyone must act in accordance with the rules set down by the event coordinators and must not break any laws for the sake of advancing their project.

Kotahitanga: The importance of human skills (whanaungatanga) for building successful businesses is one of the most important learnings of the Wānanga. We encourage everyone to focus on relationship building, strategies for resolving decisions and managing conflicts effectively with other team members. Where possible teams are also encouraged to collaborate with other teams to build better products and services.

Your Obligations

You will also be required to adhere to any applicable TWoA Statute, Regulations, Policies, Codes of Practice and Procedures including but not limited to our Digital Tikanga Guide and our ICT Policy when attending Short Course delivery sessions. These documents can be provided to you upon request. We reserve the right to refuse admission, or remove anyone from a session at any time at our sole discretion without notice, should our expectations of behaviour not be met and directions from our Staff are not adhered to.

You must also comply with all requirements or instructions from of TWoA, including requirements specified in these Terms and Conditions. If you act or do anything which in TWoA’s opinion, is contrary to these Terms and Conditions or is fraudulent or unjust to other participants (such as hacking, cheating, deception, or any other unfair playing practices), your registration and acceptance may be ended at the reasonable discretion of TWoA.

TWoA may, at its reasonable discretion, declare any registration is invalid if you:

  • fail to establish eligibility to register;
  • submit an Registration Form which in the TWoA’s opinion is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions;
  • act in a disruptive manner or acts with the intent to annoy, breach the privacy of another person, abuse, threaten or harass any other person;
  • in the opinion of TWoA, engages in conduct in registration and undertaking the Short Course which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the TWoA;
    breaches any law; or
  • behave in a way that TWoA believes is otherwise inappropriate or is in breach of our above Expected Behaviour.

Health & Safety

You will be required to adhere to the TWoA Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy when attending our sites as well as any site specific instructions or requirements for that particular sit. You can view the TWoA Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy here.

As part of health and safety protocols all participants should stay well hydrated, take regular breaks from working and (from each other if required) and refer to your assigned Kaiārahi (Digital Skills Coach) for assistance.


Confidentiality – Third Parties

You are solely responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of any information you disclose to third parties during the Kanorau Digital Short Course and will indemnify TWoA against any liabilities or claims resulting from any information you provide to any third parties. If any third parties disclose information to you, you are required to keep that information confidential and not use or disclose it without the prior approval of the persons who made the disclosure.


Alternative Contact Person

By providing the contact details of an alternative contact person in your Registration Form, you confirm that you have their authorised consent to provide that information to us and you agree for that person to act as your authorised agent and we will contact that person, when required. TWoA is not responsible for any actions of your Alternative Contact Person.


Disclaimer of Liability

You agree that Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is not liable for any costs, losses and/or damage resulting from or in connection with (i) your participation in Kanorau Digital or (ii) any damage to or loss of your personal property or to any computers or other hardware, data or software, that you may use during the short course.


Additional Short Course Information

TWoA will provide any other relevant Short Course delivery content required to achieve the above outcomes of the Short Course in the supplementary information and short course flyer and online at www.kanorau.nz.


Reporting, Evaluation and Feedback

Further to the above eligibility criteria for the Short Course, we will be collecting user experience information during and following the course to help us improve the Kanorau Digital short courses in the future. This will include any information we are required to collect from you and share with our funding and contracted parties for the commission of the delivery services from that funder (including but not limited to Manaia Kalani Education Trust).

We reserve the right to request and require you to provide other information and feedback as requested by our funding and contracted parties (and any Government Agencies), of which we will have entered into appropriate arrangements with those funding and contracted parties to keep your information secure and confidential and where possible, anonymised.



TWoA reserve the right to cancel the Short Course and/or amend these terms and conditions at any time at their sole discretion without prior notice, subject to any applicable law.
Failure by TWoA to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, TWoA assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of applications, or for any injury or damage to the participants and their employees, contractors or agents or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from enrolment in the Short Course in or downloading any materials for this Short Course.