Lynda.com online courses, training, tutorials (requires your Library Card number and PIN number, contact the library if you need to have a PIN number added to your card)
Generosity New Zealand includes givUS
(for funding organisations) and givME
(for funding individuals).
You'll need to sign up with an email address to use these databases.
Encyclopedias & dictionaries Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
and the Māori Dictionary
are great resources.
LiteratureGale Books and Authors
, Who else writes like
? (requires your library card number) and Fantastic Fiction
Newspapers & magazinesIndex New Zealand
Library cataloguesNational Library
; the latter includes the holdings of New Zealand, Australian and worldwide libraries.
New Zealand law & Government
The New Zealand Government website: your guide to finding and using government services. Also WINZ, StudyLink, LexisNexis Social Justice, Community Law Manual, New Zealand Legislation, New Zealand road code, Inland Revenue Department, Housing New Zealand, Careers New Zealand and Metlink.
Health & medicineHealth Navigator NZ
is a guide to healthcare and the health system in New Zealand; PubMed
has citations for biomedical literature.
Go to our Genealogy Resource Collection webpage for further information about the family history resources available at Porirua City Libraries.
Māori, Pasifika & New Zealand historyThe Journal of the Polynesian Society
, New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
, Archives New Zealand
, Te Papa
, New Zealand History Online
, Papers Past
Telephone booksNew Zealand white and yellow pages
and Australian white and yellow pages