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.
Explore our range of newspaper and magazine databases.
Our libraries hold a number of major New Zealand daily newspapers and local newspapers. Many international newspapers may be accessed through PressReader or EBSCO databases.
New! We have added an eMagazine collection to our BorrowBox platform.
There are 39 titles in the collection at this point and we hope to add more in the near future. The digital collection has many of the same titles that our physical collection has plus a few new ones.
You can borrow up to 5 magazines at a time for a loan period of up to 1 month per title.
Read a huge range current New Zealand and International newspapers and magazines. Online copies of the print versions of the latest and current issues. Over 7000 titles from 100 countries in 56 languages.
You can access PressReader through our website or download the app for your tablet or smart phone.
Please note : Stuff Ltd. titles such as The Press can only be accessed from within the library. All other titles can also be accessed at home or anywhere else.
NewsBank - Access New Zealand
NewsBank - Access New Zealand is the largest online collection of national, regional, and local news sources from across New Zealand. It contains more than 160 New Zealand newspapers, including image editions of:
New Zealand Herald
Sunday Star Times
Otago Daily Times
You will need your library card number and PIN number to use this resource from home. No library card? Contact your library or signup online here. Forgotten your PIN number? Ask at your library or reset online - go to the catalogue, select Login, then forgot PIN.
Access more information about NewsBank Access New Zealand here.
Waimakariri Libraries moved our digital magazines and comics from RBdigital to the Libby app, to form part of our OverDrive collection. The transition to Libby means that our digital magazine content is hugely expanded from around 100 titles to over 3000 magazine titles for you to choose from! There is also plenty of world language material for those who speak a second language.
* Magazines can be issued for 21 days, then will automatically be returned from your account with the option to renew issues before they go
* Magazines issues are continuously available — it should be easy for you to borrow again as needed
* Up to 3 years of back issues are available to borrow for some titles
* Auto check out of new issues is no longer available
* You will no longer get email alerts when new issues are available
If you have already been using the Libby app to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks already, there is nothing you have to do.
For those who have not yet tried the Libby app, all you need to get started is your library card number and PIN number use this resource from home. No library card? Contact your library or signup online here. Forgotten your pin number? Ask at your library or reset online - go to the catalogue, select Login, then forgot pin.
The Libby app is easy to use and will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to our library in just a few minutes. You can find in-app support, visit the Help site or come into any Waimakariri Library branch for assistance. In just a few taps, you can start reading instantly on your phone or tablet. The digital library is available 24/7 without leaving home and is free from our library. Download the Libby app from the App or Play Store to get started.
Log in with your library card and PIN (You will need your library card number and pin number to use this resource from home. No library card? Contact your library or signup online here. Forgotten your pin number? Ask at your library or reset online - go to the catalogue, select Login, then forgot pin. ) to read articles from New Zealand and international newspapers, magazines and professional journals.
Up to two decades of backfiles, thousands of publications and the possibility of creating journal alerts for particular publications. For more detail, see Using Ebsco databases.
Magazine, news and reference book content with an emphasis on publications from Australia and New Zealand.
Full text for more than 2000 periodicals, newspapers, reference works. Image collection, maps and flags. Updated daily.
Searchable database of historic NZ newspapers between 1839 and 1948
Find articles from New Zealand journals and newspapers. Abstracts only.
NZ Geographic features a magazine archive dating as far back as 1989, over 160 hours of incredible video footage, and some of the most amazing photography you will ever see.