Where can I access Christchurch City Libraries WiFi and what restrictions are in place?

  • The WiFi service is available at all our libraries including the Mobile Library
  • The WiFi service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week excluding the Mobile Library and subject to outages and unscheduled maintenance
  • Our WiFi Terms of Use on our WiFi Welcome page and our Internet Use Policy detail the Christchurch City Libraries acceptable use policy. Read Policy covering the use of library-provided personal computers and internet access.
  • HTTP and HTTPS standard website browsing are allowed. All other network ports or protocols may be blocked eg SMTP and FTP are blocked
  • Your WiFi session is configured to give two hours of continuous service after which you may be re-directed back to the Welcome page in order to continue browsing
  • Because you are connected to an open WiFi network your device’s policy may require re-connection more often - particularly if the network connection becomes idle
  • There are no quotas on the total amount of data you can upload or download at any of our libraries
  • Tūranga - a 30 Mbps (Megabits per second) upload and download bandwidth limit apply