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July with TechCommNZ: Video Creation Workshops & Branch Events

TechComm NZ is proud to present the Create Splendid Videos workshop, presented by Grant Mackenzie, one of our most popular presenters. This workshop is structured, hands-on, and will equip you to make instructional videos yourself. It is available for the following locations and dates:

In Wellington, on Monday July 13th, we have something new: a lunchtime event. This month’s theme is “Technically Plain” and our presenter is Tim Sheehan. Click here for more details and to register. Registration includes refreshments.

For our Christchurch branch, by popular demand, we have The WriteMark Awards: A Judge Presents on Wednesday July 22nd. New Zealand Plain English Awards judge and professional presenter Ralph Brown will talk about plain English and the WriteMark Plain English Awards.

Word 2013 Intermediate Level Workshop (Or, How I Learned to Relax and Love MS Word)

Before Catch Up Training’s Heather Wickham and her TCANZ workshop Word 2013 Intermediate Level, I had no idea how versatile Word could be. Up until recently I’d used it for  school, work, and the occasional short story; but hadn’t really poked about under the tabs, so to speak. Under Heather’s guidance, the true Swiss-Army knife-like […] Continue reading →

Workshop Report: Donna Spencer – User Experience Design and Information Architecture

This past February, user experience expert Donna Spencer came to New Zealand from Australia and gave several workshops for TCANZ in Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington.  As a not-for-profit organisation, TCANZ provides several specialised workshops each year for technical communicators, and Spencer’s visit is an excellent example. This report is from both workshops in Wellington. We […] Continue reading →