Te Whare Pukapuka

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Library Services

The following procedures have been put in place to ensure the health and wellbeing of our people are paramount: 

The library is now open, all visitors should continue to sign in and out with Kaitiaki upon arrival.

  • Maintain robust hygiene practises.
  • Physical distancing and no touch is encouraged.
  • Bring your own pen and items to avoid sharing.
  • Please do not come in, if you are unwell.
  • The ‘no tamariki’ policy on campus still stands at Level 1.

Distance services to all students are still available, including being able to:

  • Courier books/resources to students and staff
  • Scan/photocopy information and send
  • Assist with research and information requests
  • Renew books already on loan
  • A 'click and collect' service
  • Other library-related requests

The best way to contact the Librarians for assistance is through email – wharepukapuka@twor-otaki.ac.nz or phone 0800 926 2642 xtn 720.

Librarians are available to assist with requests Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.   Library hours are extended during face-to-face noho, please check with your kaikōkiri.

Access the online library catalogue here.



"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"

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