Libraries - Ngā Whare Pukapuka
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fees and charges

Rental Charges

Best seller books (per fortnight) $6.00
Best seller magazines (per week) $2.50
Compact Discs (per fortnight) $3.00
DVDs either $5.00 or $2.00 (per week)


$1.50 (free for under 18 cardholders)

Overdue Charges (per day)

Books/Magazines $0.50
Best sellers/DVDs $1.50
Compact Discs $1.00
Maximum charge (per item) $16.00
Young People
Books/Magazines $0.30
Maximum charge (per item) $16.00

Lost item charges

Cost and age determined

Photocopying/Printing (per page)

A4 black and white $0.20
A3 black and white $0.50
A4 colour $1.00
A3 colour  $2.00


$1 for every ten pages or part thereof

Replacement Library Card


Interloans (per item)

Items from other institutions $5.00 - $22.00
Industrial standards $28.00 - $66.00 

Urgent document supply charge

Actual associated costs 

Collection Item Loans

Loans to profit-making institutions $11.00

Non-resident Membership

User-pays membership is available for those who do not reside or own property within Taranaki.

A $20.00 charge every 3 months lets you borrow up to 5 items at any one time and free access to any temporary exhibitions showing.  Charges and overdue fees still apply as stated below.

Withdrawn Items

Fiction books 50c

Non-Fiction books $2.00

Paperback Fiction/Magazines 10 cents each 



Research Service

Available through the Taranaki Research Centre.  The first 15 minutes is free then $20 per 15 minutes thereafter.