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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


OverDrive App

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

Learn more about using OverDrive
Browse OverDrive online


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:

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eMagazines on Libby and Overdrive

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

Learn more about using Libby and Overdrive
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


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


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.

Search The British Newspaper Archive

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


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 Learning

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LinkedIn Learning (previously

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

LinkedIn Learning was previously If you signed up to all your progress is now available on LinkedIn Learning so you can continue on with your courses or start some new training.

Learn more about using LinkedIn Learning
Go to LinkedIn Learning

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Niche Academy

Want to know how to get the most out of digital resources? Niche Academy's videos will step you through the how to of our popular resources and other online tools. 

Explore Niche Academy


Prenda Coding Club

Get the kids coding with Prenda! Learn to make games, apps and websites with easy, fun videos and exercises. First time users will need to sign up, and create a login and password.

Explore Prenda

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?


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Who Next?

Who Next is an excellent guide to children's authors. You can search for authors and books based on child's age, genre and keywords. 

Search Who Next?

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 is temporarily available to use for free from your place. You will need to login using your library card and PIN.

Learn more about Ancestry Library Edition
Search Ancestry


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