Wā Kōrero: Storytimes

Wā Kōrero programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes for children aged 2 and over. Wā Pēpi: Babytimes is for babies and under-2s. Kōrero pukapuka, pūoru, korikori.

If you want to do Wā Kōrero at home, watch our online storytimes.

New Zealand is at COVID-19 Alert Level 1. Please check the events calendar to see if the Wā Kōrero: Storytimes you want to attend is on.

2020 times

Some sessions are only on during term-time, but others take place in the holidays.

Sensory Storytimes

Book now for a free, fun interactive storytime, designed for children, ages 3-9 who are on the autism spectrum or have multisensory needs.These free sessions include stories, songs, movement and play in a smaller setting and is limited to 8 children.Children must be accompanied by a caregiver and bookings are essential.
Phone 9417923 or email library@ccc.govt.nz to book. Sensory Storytimes will take place at Ngā Purapura / Activity Room, Hapori | Community, Level 1, Tūranga.

Online Storytimes

Children's Holocaust Memorial: Everyone Counts storytime

Elisabeth reads One by Kathryn Otoshi, a story with a focus on anti-bullying and being an Upstander, with an introduction by the author. Get colourful with our Everyone counts colouring sheet.

Faitauga Tusi - Samoan Storytimes in Samoan and English, with Tiresa from Tūranga

Learn the Samoan alphabet and sing a favourite song!

Digital Storytimes - Wā Kōrero

Digital Storytimes - Wā Kōrero with Bronwen from Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre: Super Felix

Bronwen is reading Super Felix - written, illustrated and published by Phoebe Morris

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