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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.

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Library App

Use the Puke Ariki library app to renew books, search the catalogue and access our online resources straight from your tablet or smartphone.

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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.

Available apps:



BorrowBox brings you a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Bolinda to your tablet, smartphone, PC and ereader.

Learn more about using BorrowBox
Browse BorrowBox online


Libby App

The Libby app lets you access a fantastic selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from ePukapuka. 

Learn more about using Libby
Browse OverDrive online

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. Read below for more information. 

Available apps and online resources:


eMagazines on Libby

Read full-colour issues of over 3,000 New Zealand and International magazine titles in your PC browser and in the  Libby mobile app. 

Learn more about using Libby
Browse eMagazines online

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Read full-colour versions of recent national and international newspapers from your PC or device by logging on with your library card.

Learn more about using PressReader
Download the app or read PressReader online

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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.

Read newspapers online

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:



Over 30,000 films and programmes free with your library card. Stream anytime, anywhere on your preferred device.

Learn more about using Kanopy
View the collection and watch films online

Online Learning

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LinkedIn Learning (previously

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps you learn business, personal, technology and creative skills. Use it on your PC or download the app.

Learn more about using LinkedIn Learning
Go to LinkedIn Learning

Reading Resources

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Who Else Writes Like?

Have a favourite author? Not sure what to read? Who Else Writes Like gives suggestions of writers based on a fiction author you enter. 

Search Who Else Writes Like?


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.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Discover your family history with There are billions of items to search from all over the world. The Ancestry Library edition is available to use at any of our libraries.

Learn more about Ancestry Library Edition
Access Ancestry Library Edition (only available onsite in our libraries)


Britannica Library

Whatever your age Britannica Library can help answer your questions about the world around you. Browse, search and learn.

Explore Britannica Library

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Any Questions

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.

Explore Any Questions