Your Puke Ariki library membership provides you with free access to subscription databases that puts information at your fingertips about every subject you can think of and probably some you can't!


We have grouped our databases into categories to help make it easier to find the database you might be interested in.

General Research


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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Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Newspaper and magazine articles with an emphasis on New Zealand and Australian titles.

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EBSCOhost databases are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end users.


MasterFILE Complete

General research database for a wide range of topical issues including business, health, education, general science and mass media.

Family and Local History

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Learn more about Ancestry Library Edition
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GivMe (fomerly Breakout)

GivMe has 4,532 Awards, Scholarships, Schemes or Grants for individuals. Only those that are active will be displayed. You will be required to set up an account before you can apply for any of these.


GivUS (formerly FundView)

GivUS has 1,301 schemes for community groups and organisations. Only those that are active will be displayed. You can only apply for these if you have an account.

Digital Library

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

You can view the full collection in our Digital Library.