Puke Ariki at Orange

Puke Ariki and Community Libraries will be open in Orange.

In Orange the hours of operation will stay the same except for one change - there will be no late night at Puke Ariki on Wednesdays, instead Puke Ariki Library will close at 6pm.

  • Puke Ariki and the Community Libraries, i-Site and the Taranaki Research Centre are all open in Orange with capacity limits based on 1m distancing (prepare to wait during busy periods).
  • Customers must scan in and face coverings are mandatory at all times.
  • Vaccine passes are not required to enter Puke Ariki & Community Libraries, however will be required for the Daily News Café.
  • The Mobile Library will operate in Orange from 10 January 2022 with face coverings and capacity limits.
  • The Housebound Service will operate in Orange and it may be contactless delivery.
  • Justice of the Peace, Tui Ora and Community Law sessions at the libraries will still run.
  • Other public programmes and events are not currently running, but will be reviewed on a case by case basis under the new framework.
  • Puke Ariki museum education classes are not being offered for the remainder of Term 4 due to restrictions in Orange. We are planning to teach classes in Term 1 so welcome your bookings.

For more information please call 06 759 6060, or email Library@npdc.govt.nz.