Links to resources that are commonly asked for throughout our libraries.
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If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health issue like anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or worry, reading books on the issue can help you better manage your mental health and well being.
SuperSeniors is run by the Office for Seniors. It is a gateway to information on government services for anyone aged 65+.
Search the combined catalogue of New Zealand libraries on WorldCat or extend your search to libraries internationally with Te Puna Search.
A large and ever growing resource comprising of:
- Digitised historical texts
- Digitised manuscript documents
- Digitised or born-digital contemporary texts
Welcome to the Ngāi Tahu Atlas. Here you can see over 1,000 original Māori place names, kā ara tawhito (traditional travel routes), and the original Māori land allocations in the Ngāi Tahu takiwā.
Ngai Tahu tribal archive. Named for the Supplejack, a vine that winds its way through the lowland forests of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). Contains several thousand records including manuscripts, photographs, maps, biographies, oral histories, taonga and audio-visual material.
Available in-library only
Discover your family history and build your family tree. Free for in home use until the 31st March 2021
Access to grants and schemes for communities, volunteer organisations, schools, groups, sport clubs and Iwi.
Skinny Jump Internet
Skinny Jump is a programme designed to help more New
Zealanders gain access to affordable broadband at home; providing heavily subsidised connectivity to thousands of households at risk of being digitally excluded due to cost. Jump is a flexible pre-paid service, offering 30GB of data for just $5, a quarter of the price of the cheapest commercial services available.
Because it uses Skinny’s 4G wireless network there’s no fibre or landline connection and no installation cost. No credit references or credit checks needed.
To see if you qualify click here
For more information and to get this fantastic service ring Susie on (03) 314 8980 or check out the website