Homework Help

Homework help

Homework resources

There are some great resources out there to help with your homework. Here a few online resources that you may find useful. We also have a comprehensive collection of books at all our libraries, and library staff are happy to assist with your search. 


Any Questions: free online schoolwork help for both primary and secondary school children. You can log on between 1pm and 6pm Monday to Friday and talk to a librarian about your schoolwork. 

Many Answers: for those times the librarians are not online at Any Questions, Many Answers helps with commonly asked homework questions.

Britannica Library: An online and interactive version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, with levels of content suitable for children, teens and adults.

National Geographic Kids: includes articles, images and videos on a range of exciting topics, including animals, places, science and nature and history.

Science Learning Hub: explore New Zealand resources covering science, technology and engineering collected by topic and concept.

Local History

Tauranga Memories: A digital resource covering Tauranga local history, Tauranga Moana Tangata Whenua, Katikati Local History and Remembering War. It includes contributions from library staff and the community. 

New Zealand

Te Ara - the encyclopaedia of New Zealand: comprehensive guide to New Zealand people, culture, natural environment, history, economy and society. 

Te Ara Biography: contains biographies of people who have 'made their mark' on New Zealand. It does not include people who are alive.

New Zealand History: informative site exploring the history of New Zealand’s culture and society, politics and government and the impact of war. 

Digital NZ: discover New Zealand items, including aerial photos, posters, newspapers, artwork and much more, from the digital stores of libraries, museums, archives, communities, and government. 

ANZAC Day: a guide to ANZAC Day for New Zealanders.

28th Māori Battalion: site dedicated to the men who served with the 28th Māori Battalion during World War Two. 

Vietnam War: memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War.


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