Christmas/New Years Hours

Puke Ariki Museum and the i-SITE are open every day except Christmas Day. 

Puke Ariki Library and the Taranaki Research Centre are closed on all public holidays. 

Puke Ariki Library, the Taranaki Research Centre, the Museum and the i-SITE will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm between 24 December and 3 January.

Inglewood, Bell Block and Waitara libraries are all closed on public holidays. Between 24 December and 3 January they will close at 5pm on the days they are usually open until 6pm.

Ōākura Library is closed from 25 December to 2 January.

Urenui Library is closed on all public holidays. It will be open on both Saturday 28 December and Saturday 4 January.

Richmond Cottage will be open from 11am - 3.30pm on 26, 28 and 29 December, and 1, 2 and 4 January.


Library

Monday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 9:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Puke Ariki Library is closed on all public holidays. It will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm between 24 December and 3 January.


Museum

Monday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Puke Ariki Museum is open every day except Christmas Day. The Museum will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm between 24 December and 3 January.


Taranaki Research Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Taranaki Research Centre is closed on all public holidays. It will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm between 24 December and 3 January.


i-SITE and Puke Ariki Store

Monday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

The i-SITE and the Puke Ariki Store are open every day except Christmas Day. They will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm between 24 December and 3 January.


Richmond Cottage

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

11:00AM – 3:30PM

Sunday

11:00AM – 3:30PM

Richmond Cottage will be open from 11am - 3.30pm on 26, 28 and 29 December, and 1, 2 and 4 January.


Bell Block Library and Service Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Sunday

Closed

Bell Block Library is closed on public holidays. It will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm on Tuesday 24 December and Tuesday 31 December.


Inglewood Library and Service Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Sunday

Closed

Inglewood Library is closed on public holidays. It will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm on Friday 27 December and Friday 3 January.


Ōākura Library

Monday

12:00PM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 1:00PM

Wednesday

12:00PM – 6:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 1:00PM

Friday

12:00PM – 6:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 1:00PM

Sunday

Closed

Ōākura Library is closed from 25 December to 2 January.


Urenui Library

Monday

10:30AM – 12:30PM

Tuesday

10:30AM – 12:30PM

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

12:00PM – 4:00PM

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Urenui Library is open every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.

Urenui Library is closed on all public holidays. It will be open on both Saturday 28 December and Saturday 4 January.


Waitara Library and Service Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Sunday

Closed

Waitara Library is closed on public holidays. It will close at the slightly earlier time of 5pm on Tuesday 24 December and Tuesday 31 December.


Mobile Library

The mobile library does a rural route and an urban route around the New Plymouth district. It visits schools as far north as Tongaporutu and as far south as Ratapiko.

If you live in urban New Plymouth it will stop near your place every two weeks. Check the timetables to see when it's stopping at a location near you.

The last day for rural mobile route is 20 December and the first day for the urban mobile library route is 6 January.


Puke Ariki Holiday Hours

The Libraries and Taranaki Research Centre are closed on public holidays

The Museum and Richmond Cottage are closed on Christmas Day. On public holidays the Museum is open from 9am - 5pm and Richmond Cottage is open from 11am - 3.30pm.