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eResources A-Z

Access our range of online resources for free with your library card. Most can be accessed both inside and outside the library.

Access New Zealand

The full text of all the major, and regional, NZ newspapers with both current and older editions. Fully searchable. Includes NZ Herald.

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your family history in US and UK Births Marriages Deaths, census and other family history records.

Available in the library only.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre

Search Australian and New Zealand magazines, newspapers and newswires.

British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive, a partnership between the British Library and FindmyPast contains around three million pages of newspaper content from 1800.

Available in the library only.


Find your next great read with BookBrowse. BookBrowse offers reviews, recommendations, read-alikes, books by theme, author bios and interviews, resources for book clubs, and more.

Digital Passport

Bite-size modules for learning the essential computer skills needed in today’s workplace, plus the soft skills you’ll need to get job-ready for today’s digital world. Brought to you by the Ministry of Social Development and Academy EX.


Access a huge range of resources for family history research. Includes the 1921 British Census.


Information about the relationship between human beings and the environment, covering global warming, recycling, alternate fuel sources and more.

Haynes Manuals AllAccess

A collection of the world's best car and motorcycle repair manuals.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library Science books, journals and research reports.

Māori Land Court Minute Book Index

A fully searchable index to minute books 1865 - 1910, including Waipounamu Maori Land Court District (Nelson area). Copies of the Nelson Minute Books are held in the Maori Heritage Collection.

Masterfile Complete

Full text of nearly 1,950 general periodicals covering a range of subjects including current affairs, business, entertainment, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more.


Access newspapers & magazines from New Zealand and from around the world.

Story Box Library

Hear your favourite children's stories come to life as they are read aloud by New Zealand and Australian storytellers, in your own home.


A free course comparison tool and scholarship index that helps students with choosing tertiary study options


Explore amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives. It’s free and available online all day, every day.

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