Whare Pukapuka MatihikoDigital Library
Your Puke Ariki library membership provides you with free access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, movies and documentaries that can be accessed from your computer, smartphone or tablet.
To use the Digital Library you need to be a library member.
If you already have a library card, make sure you have it to hand and your pin number. If you need to reset your pin, please contact us on 06 759 6060 or fill in our online form.
If you aren't a library member, you can sign up online here.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Download one of the free apps below to get eBooks or eAudiobooks on your phone, tablet or ereader. Each app has a different selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. All the eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can access are listed in our catalogue.
Story Box Library
Imagine the best stories being read aloud by our favourite storytellers! Inspire young imaginations as they have fun with stories, improving language and literacy skills along the way.
Tumble Book Library
The Tumble Book Library has a great selection of children's story books. There are also puzzles and games accompanying each book, creating a fun learning experience.
Check out the Tumble Book Library Collection
eMagazines and eNewspapers
Use your Puke Ariki library card number and PIN to get free access to eNewspapers and eMagazines on your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Available apps and online resources:
Change to Pressreader content
Library users can no longer access some New Zealand newspapers remotely via Pressreader. The titles affected are owned by Stuff and include the Taranaki Daily News, the Sunday Star Times and the Dominion Post. You can still access this content through the Pressreader website when you are onsite in our libraries connected to our wifi.
You can read full-text versions and in some cases full colour versions of these newspapers through Newsbank from home.
Read complete full-text local, regional, and national newspapers from around New Zealand. Enjoy image editions of six of New Zealand's favourite papers including The Dominion Post, The NZ Herald and The Press.
The British Newspaper Archive
The British Newspaper Archive provides online access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1703 - 2003. The British Newspaper Archive is currently only available to use onsite in our libraries.
Film and TV
Get free access to a huge range of international films, documentaries and TV shows on your computer, phone or tablet. Use your Puke Ariki library card number and PIN to login.
Films, documentaries and TV shows:
Online Research Resources
Puke Ariki also has a great selection of online databases which gives you access to millions of articles, reports, papers, statistics, publications, historical data and much more.
These databases can only be accessed by Puke Ariki Library members, so have your library card handy.
New Zealand students can chat with a friendly librarian online between 1pm and 6pm on weekdays. Or you can search a range of information that relates to the NZ curriculum anytime.
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