Improve your experience. We are very sorry but this website does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend using a different browser that is supported such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Introducing.... Kanorau Digital


Kanorau Digital is a new short course designed to help individuals who find the digital world a bit (or a lot) challenging. During this digital skills course, they’ll gain the skills to get online safely and the know-how to navigate websites and apps with more confidence.


Kanorau Digital is proudly funded by the Manaiakalani Education Trust and delivered nationwide by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Kanorau Digital

Connecting whānau to the world

Kanorau Digital is proudly funded by the Manaiakalani Education Trust and delivered nationwide by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Kanorau Digital is a new short course designed to help individuals who find the digital world a bit (or a lot) challenging. During this digital skills course, they’ll gain the skills to get online safely and the know-how to navigate websites and apps with more confidence. The short course is fees-free and delivered at a variety times and most days of the week.

What does ‘Kanorau’ mean?

Kano means seed. Rau is many. Kanorau means to be diverse, varied, multicoloured.

In this short course, we’ll plant the seeds to help whānau and participants get the confidence to use digital devices and the internet as a tool to connect with our diverse world.

Here’s how the short course is structured?

  • a variety of day and class time options to suit all learners
  • 1-on-1 guidance with an experienced tutor
  • access to WiFi and a laptop during class time
  • access to online material to keep learning at home
  • an online student community to support learning.

What is covered in the course?

Each course topic covers different learning areas and everyday digital skills.

  • Topic 1: Introductions, emails, online calendars, sharing documents online and joining a group video call.
  • Topic 2: Setting up online folders, using maps, saving files and photos.
  • Topic 3: Using the internet to solve problems, searching online, finding useful websites.
  • Topic 4: The different ways that ‘life’ can be done online. Being safe and keeping your important info secure when dealing with banking, shopping and other online business.

What can participants expect to learn?

  • send and check emails using Gmail
  • use Google Tools to create, organise, and connect with the digital world
  • solve common problems using online resources
  • explore day-to-day tasks such as online shopping and banking
  • stay safe when they’re online.

Press enter to see more results