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.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr Seuss
Click these for great reading ideas.
We also have a selection of eBooks and AudioBooks which you can download from home onto your tablet, phone or e-reader. Convenient and fun, and you can adjust the print size to suit your needs.
Get started from our eBook page.
See our eBook selection for young people on Libby by Overdrive
Children’s eBooks on BorrowBox.
Listen to children’s AudioBooks on Borrowbox.
Story Box Library - Watch and listen to some of your favourite stories being read by Australian and New Zealand storytellers.
LOTE 4Kids - Storytime in your language
Over 2000+ online picture books for kids in 60+ languages, including Te Reo Māori and New Zealand Sign Language. Each picture book is read aloud, and is paired with an English language version.
Also available via the LOTE4Kids app on your Play store or App store.
You will need your library card number to access this resource at home.
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