Te Whare Pukapuka


Te Whare Pukapuka, situated in Te Kete Uruuru Matua of Te Ara a Tāwhaki, offers a range of library services designed to suit the academic and research needs of staff, students and kaiāwhina here at Te Wānanga o Raukawa. We have a wide range of material available to local and distance learners. The kaimahi of Te Whare Pukapuka are happy to help you access resources and answer any queries.


"Ko te manu e kai i te miro, nōna te ngāhere: ko te manu e kai i te mātauranga, nōna te ao".
"The bird that partakes of the miro berry reigns in the forest: the bird that partakes of education reigns in the world"

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday                8.30am - 5.00pm
Hui Rumaki Reo                   8.30am - 5.00pm 
During Noho                    8.30am – 11.00pm
Last Day of Noho                8.30am – 5.00pm

Library Catalogue

Te Wānanga o Raukawa students can access the library catalogue online to search for items, see opening hours, how to order books etc. Go to the whare pukapuka catalogue online.

Study Area & Computer Suite

The whare pukapuka is the place to study. It is nice and warm, has computers available, wi-fi and a great collection of books, theses and other materials to help with research and assignments. Come for a visit when you are on campus.

Contact Te Whare Pukapuka 

Email the library staff wharepukapuka@twor-otaki.ac.nz or call them on 0800 WANANGA (0800 926 2642). If calling locally, 06 364 9011 and ask to speak to the whare pukapuka staff.