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.
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. Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn and enjoy languages. New titles will be added every month. Many of the books incorporate animation and music, and contain subtitles to improve comprehension. Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn and enjoy languages. New titles will be added every month. There are also many fun activities like colouring in, word searches, spot the difference and memory games that can be downloaded.
Children and their families will need their library card number and pin to access this resource at home.