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Your Puke Ariki library membership provides you with free access to thousands of best-selling eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers.

Enjoy reading and listening on your computer, or download to your smartphone or tablet. 

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Download one of the free apps below to get eBooks or eAudiobooks on your phone or tablet. 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.

Find out about downloading the BorrowBox app or browse BorrowBox online.


Libby App

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

Find out about downloading the Libby app or browse OverDrive online.


OverDrive App

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

Find out about downloading the OverDrive app or browse OverDrive online.


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.

View the Story Box Library Collection.


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.


World Book Encyclopedia

Designed to make online information easy to access boasting more than 40,000 encyclopedia articles, learning resources, and research tools.

Read World Book Encyclopedia 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.

Available apps and online resources:

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Download the app and login with your library card to read full colour versions of recent national and international newspapers and magazines, including Taranaki Daily News.

Download the app or read Pressreader online.


New Zealand Geographic

A magazine for New Zealand, celebrating our people, places, wildlife and environment. Read it online now using your library card number.

Read New Zealand Geographic online.



Get the scoop on all your favorite teen stars from J-14, your source for celebrity news in young Hollywood, available through Flipster.

Read J-14 magazine online.

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Complete full-text content of local, regional, and national newspapers from New Zealand. 

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:


Beama Film

A curated streaming collection of over 500 award-winning documentaries, independent features and festival favourites.

View the collection and watch films online.

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.