Waiamakariri Libraries created an amazing Māori Language Collection called Ako Collection to help you explore and learn more about Te Reo Māori.
A range of apps that make using the library easier.
Grab your library card, remember your PIN number and jump right in!
Waimakariri Heritage website - a place to conserve and curate community memories and taonga.
To assist teachers, Waimakariri Libraries have a feast of resources available to help teachers feed students who are hungry for knowledge.
In partnership with Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, Waimakariri Libraries can help eligible Waimakariri District residents sign up with Skinny Jump, a low cost internet option.
Skinny Jump is a programme designed to help more New Zealanders gain access to affordable broadband at home. Because it uses Skinny’s 4G wireless network there’s no fibre or landline connection and no installation cost. No credit references or credit checks are needed.
Who can get Skinny Jump ?
Skinny Jump is designed for those who do not already have internet at home due to cost, or anyone who identifies with one or more of the following :
Although most areas are covered, Skinny Jump is not available at all locations - ask at Waimakariri Libraries to check.
How much does it cost ?
Skinny Jump is a low cost, pre-paid service.
$5 will get you 35 GB of data, and you can buy an additional 6 lots of data every month. The first 35GB of data, and the modem, are free.
Contact Waimakariri Libraries to ask about signing up to Skinny Jump.
In our partnership with Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa we can now offer Ciena Jump to eligible secondary students and their families. Ciena Jump is similar to Skinny Jump, but it is specifically for secondary school students who do not have internet access at home to help them with their studies.
You will find more information how Ciena Jump works on their website.