Puke Ariki Temporary Closure

Tuesday 24 March

NPDC has reviewed Puke Ariki operations following the Government’s announcement on the COVID-19 alert level, all Puke Ariki and Community Library facilities are closed until further notice.

We’re sorry for the inconvenience but we know our customers will understand this is an unprecedented situation and safety comes first.

During this time, we invite you to experience Puke Ariki from home and discover our digital library collections and the museum’s online resources.

You will find more information about protecting yourself, your colleagues, and your whānau on the Ministry of Health website   

If you have questions about our services while we are closed please visit our Latest Information FAQs.


Library

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Museum

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Taranaki Research Centre

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


i-SITE and Puke Ariki Store

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Richmond Cottage

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Bell Block Library and Service Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Inglewood Library and Service Centre

Monday

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Ōākura Library

Monday

12:00PM – 6:00PM

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


Urenui Library

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

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


Waitara Library and Service Centre

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Closed

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed


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.


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.