Puke Ariki Update
NPDC has reviewed Puke Ariki operations following the Government’s announcement on the COVID-19 alert level, all Puke Ariki and Community Library facilities are closed until further notice.
We’re sorry for the inconvenience but we know our customers will understand this is an unprecedented situation and safety comes first.
You will find more information about protecting yourself, your colleagues, and your whānau at Ministry of Health website
If you have questions about our services while we are closed please visit our Latest Information FAQs.
Borrow Now - No Queues
BorrowBox has books available all day, every day. Check out the great selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks with no queues!Read more
Digital TV at Puke Ariki
Watch films, documentaries, series and learn yoga! All for free with your library card. Find out more about our two great streaming services Kanopy and Beamafilm.Read more
eBooks and eAudiobooks
We have a great selection of books you can read and listen to online.Read more
Watch movies, documentaries and kids shows for free using Kanopy and Beamafilm.Read more
Puke Ariki Library
Puke Ariki Library is located in the centre of New Plymouth. Explore:
- our excellent books, DVDs, newspapers and magazines
- our Discover It! area for the kids
- the Taranaki Research Centre / Te Pua Wānanga o Taranaki
- our community services and activities.
Find out about visiting Puke Ariki Library.
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