Waiamakariri Libraries created an amazing Māori Language Collection called Ako Collection to help you explore and learn more about Te Reo Māori.
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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.
You can request the following materials via our interloan service:
We will do our best to find what you need but can’t always guarantee that we’ll be able to supply the item you requested. We will contact you by email or phone if we can’t find the item you have requested.
When requesting books, please provide as much information as possible, including:
When requesting articles, please provide as much information as possible, including:
The standard fee for a loan or copy from a New Zealand library is $7. However, charges can vary depending on what you need.
We will let you know when your interloan item has arrived at the library you selected (Rangiora, Kaiapoi or Oxford). If you requested an article or book chapter, we will email it to you or provide you with a copy to pick up at your preferred location.
Some items can only be used in a library, including theses, microfilm, fragile or rare items. If this is the case, we will let you know.
The lending library determines the loan period, in generally, the loan periods are usually three weeks or more.
The return date will be clearly marked on the interloan slip within the item.
Interloans can usually be renewed at least once, subject to recall by the lending library.We will let you know if the item can’t be renewed.
There is no charge for interloan renewals at the moment.