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Awesome New Zealand encyclopedia, with heaps of great information and pictures. Also contains over 3,000 biographies in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography


Encyclopedia.com is an online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help by searching the millions of articles available.


Search for New Zealand content on Digital NZ - there is heaps of exciting stuff, and it is great for research. Lots of photographs which would be great for New Zealand history assignments.


  • Electronic journals and databases

Our databases can provide useful background information for projects; from science and technology to biographies and heaps more.

To access click on the link and add your library card number at the password prompt (including the  prefix 'B' e.g. B5000).  Exclude any extra zeros if your card has been re-numbered.

You can also hook into these databases at the Library.


  • Biography In Context                                               

A great resource for projects about famous lives...


Perfect for researching world history topics...




  • Nga Patai Any QuestionsAny Questions - homework help

    AnyQuestions.co.nz helps you find useful online information for your homework. Librarians from all over New Zealand are available between 1:00pm and 6:00pm each weekday afternoon to help you find the information you need.


Need more help? Just ask us!

If you are unable to find what you need, and unable to visit your library, ring us on 09 439  3150, or email us  at library@kaipara.govt.nz and we will do our best to give you a hand. You can pop into the library between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday and between 9.30am and 12.30pm Saturdays (except public holiday weekends).

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