About New Brighton Library


Services and facilities

Computers and technology

Te Papatipu Matihiko

Te Papatipu Matihiko are resident in the library. They offer a range of bilingual digital education initiatives including coding, game design, digital content creation and software development.

Te Papatipu Matihiko is a charitable trust that is a collaboration between leading Māori organisations (Victory UpNgāti Gaming and Digital Natives Academy) working in the esports/digital tech education space. They’re committed to inspiring and empowering young people by illuminating pathways into digital and creative technology and will run programmes from New Brighton Library.


  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Magazines
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Children’s and young adults’ material
  • Jigsaws
  • Large print and Talking books
  • Newspapers
  • Ngā Pounamu Māori 

Ward and Community Board

New Brighton Library is in the Coastal Ward

Waitai Coastal-Burwood-Linwood Community Board holds regular meetings that you’re welcome to attend. Anyone can ask to speak to the board about a local issue, activity or project. Find out more: Waitai Coastal-Burwood-Linwood Community Board

Photographs of New Brighton Library

New Brighton Library

Te Kete Wānanga o Karoro

About our Māori name.