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Live Mural Painting by Mr. G | Te Ao Mārama- Pāpāmoa Library
08 June

Don't miss the opportunity to see the renowned local artist, Mr. G, in action as he creates stunning art live in Pāpāmoa.  Read more

Storytime: Ngā Kupenga a Nanny Rina with author Qiane Matata-Sipu
08 June

A live reading from Author Qiane Matata-Sipu sharing he newest pukapuka  Read more

Hinaki and Kupenga
08 June

An opportunity to watch demonstrations by local ringa toi (artists) as they create functional fishing equipment from traditional resources  Read more

Tuna Heke: Eel Migration with Des Heke
08 June

Waitī Waitā Tuna Migration - Discover the captivating world of tuna migration with Des Heke, uncovering the obstacles that challenge their journey.  Read more

Tj and Huri Live | Te Ao Mārama- Pāpāmoa Library
08 June

Immerse yourself in the distinctive musical stylings of local artists TJ and Huri as they celebrate Matariki.   Read more

Te Riu o Raiatea: A kōrero honouring our whale tuākana
08 June

A presentation from Te Kaurinui Parata & Dean Flavell about our relationships with tohorā (whales).   Read more

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He pitopito kōrero mō ngā kaupapa māori ki tō tātou Wharepukapuka.
Find out more about our Māori focused content and offerings.

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Digital Drop-ins

Enjoy free, one-on-one digital assistance to help you learn

Mobile Library

See when the mobile library is near you!

Computer Services

All Tauranga City libraries have computers and internet access available for use

JP Visits

See when a JP next visits your library.


Need help with your genealogy research?

Skinny Jump

Low-cost, prepaid broadband for those at risk of digital exclusion

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Explore our massive range of eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudio, and more.

Download Our App

Our App makes it easy to use the library from home or on the go!

The Library Book

Read our quarterly magazine and sign up for our monthly e-newsletter

LinkedIn Learning

Grow your business, creative, technology, and personal development skills in your own time.


Enjoy quality entertainment with our Beamaforms.

Pae Korokī

Discover the diverse and unique stories of Tauranga Moana

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