Ngā Kaiako/Teachers​

We seek to empower tamariki to become literate through activities that are meaningful and engaging and by providing free and open access to a broad range of materials and services. 

Poipoia te kakano kia puawai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom.

What we are offering in Term 4

Māori Myths and Legends

Visit the Library and explore myths and legends using our extensive collection. We will read, sing and retell. Year 4 – 6: Tamariki will retell a legend using stop motion animation. 90 minutes. Year 1 – 3: Tamariki will retell a legend using puppets and create a plasticine character. 60 – 90 minutes.

STEAM Sessions/Auahatanga

Let your tamariki explore coding, Lego or robots in fun sessions focusing on thinking and problem solving. 40 - 60 minutes. We can visit you or you can visit us. All year levels.

Library Connections/Tūhono Wharepukapuka

Connect with the Library. Come for a visit and we will take a tour behind the scenes, learn how to use the catalogue, read some books and spend time browsing. 60 – 90 minutes. All year levels.

Book talks/Kōrero Pukapuka

Every fortnight for 20 minutes we can visit your class and inspire reading for pleasure by presenting the books we love. All year levels.

Library Resources/Rauemi Pukapuka

We have a wonderful range of resources we can either bring to you or set up here.

Build a video game with Bloxels
Code with Dash and Dot Robots
Coding with Lightbot and Scratch
Educational Digital Games
Lego construction
Virtual Reality (12 years and over)

Book of the Month/Pukapuka o te Marama

Nano the Spectacular Science of the Very (Very) Small

Jess Wade

This exciting non-fiction picture book introduces young readers to the fascinating (and cutting-edge) world of nanotechnology in a picture book format.