e-Resources A-Z

Use these great databases and online resources either in the library, or from home with your library card and PIN.

Ancestry Library Edition

Search census, birth, death and marriage records from a wide range of sources. Access to Ancestry Library Edition is only available for free at your local library.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

Bolinda

Download a wide selection of New Zealand, Australian, and international e-Audio and e-Book titles using Bolinda on the BorrowBox App.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

BWB New Zealand History Collection

Read acclaimed biographies and histories of our country. Includes award winners and out of print works.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

BWB Texts Collection

Read short non-fiction books from great New Zealand writers. Includes e-Books on contemporary topics and big issues.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

Carter's Price Guide to Antiques

Find price guides on art, antiquities, and antiques, sourced from actual auction sales in Australia and New Zealand.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

Creativebug

Get your daily dose of creativity with these art and craft resources, patterns, inspiration and instructional videos.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

FOUND Directory

Find local community groups, organisations, sports clubs, special interest groups, or venues for hire. read more

GrantGuru

Looking for grants or funding for your not-for-profit organisation, business, or community group? Search this one shop-stop. read more

Index New Zealand

Find summary details of New Zealand magazines and journal articles by searching this index, provided by the National Library. read more

Hoopla

Access music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, popular movies, TV and magazines for both children and adults.

Use for free with your library card and PIN. read more

Kanopy

Watch classic cinema, award-winning and indie films on demand. Thousands of film choices from New Zealand and around the world and films for both children and adults.

Free movies, TV series, and documentaries every month with your library card and PIN. read more

LOTE4Kids

Have fun with these great children's stories in Languages Other Than English. Includes te reo Māori and NZSL New Zealand Sign Language.

Use for free with your library card and PIN. read more

National Library of New Zealand Catalogue

Search the National Library of New Zealand's catalogue.

Includes rare books, music scores, and maps. read more

NewsBank Access New Zealand

Digital editions of leading New Zealand newspapers including the Otago Daily Times, The Press and The Herald. Text versions of newspaper articles from over 120 New Zealand newspapers, from the 1990s onwards.

Use for free with your library card and PIN. read more

New Zealand Geographic

Learn about environmental issues facing New Zealand today. Read articles, listen to podcasts, or watch amazing footage of our land, seas, lakes, islands, and wildlife.

Use for free with your library card and PIN. read more

Overdrive

Download e-books and talking books from OverDrive.

Use for free with your library card number and PIN. read more

PressReader

Read full digital versions of popular magazines and newspapers - including cartoons, crosswords and classifieds - from local, national and international newspapers and magazines, and in 60 different languages.

Use for free with your library card and PIN. read more

Te Pouhere Kōrero

Read this collection of peer-reviewed journals focusing on Māori and Indigenous history, written for Māori, by Māori and about Māori.

Use for free with your library card and PIN, or at any library. read more

Te Puna Search

Can’t find that book in our catalogue? Use this tool to search across nearly all of New Zealand's library catalogues in one go. You can also borrow the items from other libraries. read more

The Prow: Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu

Discover the rich history and culture of the Top of the South Island - Tasman, Nelson and Marlborough - on this award-winning collaborative website. You can add your story too. read more

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