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Kanorau Digital eLearning Stream (Original)

Learn online at you own pace in the Kanorau Digital eLearning Stream


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, you’ll gain the skills to get online safely and the know-how to navigate range of websites and apps with more confidence. This is the e-learning version of the course and allows you to learn at your own pace from the comfort of your own home. 

How to get access to this course

Register for this course to get immediate access if you are residing in New Zealand at a valid address.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is not open to those living outside of New Zealand.   

Wāhanga Overview

This online course has been organised into four modularised theme areas for learning, which we call wāhanga:

Wāhanga 1: Digital Connections and Communication
Wāhanga 2: Digital Tools and Productivity
Wāhanga 3: Digital Problem Solving
Wāhanga 4: Digital Life

Learning outcomes

  • Use online connection and communication tools such as Email, Drive, Documents and Calendar to connect with peers, whānau, friends, and services
  • Use an online Drive effectively to organise and share files and folders for both in and out of the course.
  • Use keyboard shortcuts for improved effectiveness and productivity, particularly in apps such as Slides and Photos.
  • Evaluate the safety, security, and trustworthiness of online sites and information sources and interact online following digital tikanga.
  • Use digital skills, tools, and help features to effectively find information, and solve day-to-day problems.
  • Compare human and digital factors related to online security.
  • Compare and contrast online and offline tasks and apply digital skills to carry out common online ‘life’ tasks.

Digital Whare Project

You will have the option to do project work on your own following the instructions in the digital whare sections. Each wāhanga has instructions on what to do for your project, and looks to solidify the learning you’ve completed in each wāhanga, whilst learning to create your own site.

'Completion' Draw Competition

Complete the getting started module and the course in 'full' to go in the draw to win several prizes when the competition is launched. All registrations who fulfil this completion criteria before this competition is launched will automatically be entered. Terms & Conditions will be sent to all those registered in this course. 

Having Trouble Registering?

If you are having difficulty registering for the Kanorau Digital E-Learning course, or you have not received your login details please contact out Contact Hub on 0800 526 672 or and we will assist you.

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