Libraries - Ngā Whare Pukapuka
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Puke Ariki provides free computing and internet access via The Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa (APNK).

Desktop PCs are available in Puke Ariki Library, the Taranaki Research Centre and all Community Libraries. Each is installed with a range of software (such as Microsoft Word, Open Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Skype and Adobe Acrobat reader) along with a DVD and CD drive, USB ports, memory card slots, a webcam and a headset.

Use of the computers is on a first come, first served basis. At busy times a time limit of 30 minutes applies in Puke Ariki and all Community Libraries.

The computers in the Taranaki Research Centre can be booked for one hour and there is also an express computer which is available for 15 minute timeslots.

When you are using library computers you should not:
  • attempt to violate the computer system security
  • do anything illegal, infringe copyright or view offensive material.
  • disturb other people’s use of the library