Tamariki – Kids

Tamariki - Kids

A guide to the library for tamariki - what's new, homework help, and fun & games.


Summertime Reading Challenge - Kōrero pukapuka ā te wā o raumati

Kids and Teens - ages 0 to 18 - tell us about your summer reads in three words and be in to win!
Summertime Reading Challenge is on all through summer until Sunday 28 February 2021.


Homework help


Free online homework help to New Zealand school students. Log on to the website from 1pm to 6pm Monday to Friday during the school year.

Many Answers

Many Answers is a place where you can search for answers to popular questions asked on AnyQuestions.


Get answers to questions & help using eResources. LiveOnline operates 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, & 9.30am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday.


New for Tamariki

eResources for Tamariki

OverDrive Magazines

Thousands of eMagazines from around the world including many popular New Zealand titles. These titles were previously on RBdigital.

Lingogo App

Use the Lingogo App to read & listen to stories in te reo Māori. Learn te reo Māori and tap the sentences to read the English translation.

Credo Reference

A digital reference collection that includes eBooks on every subject for all ages.

Picture books newsletter

Picture books newsletter

Fun reading for the young children in your life - subscribe to our monthly picture books newsletter and find out what's new.

Kids' books newsletter

Kids' books newsletter

Our latest kids' books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading.

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Te Ao Māori for tamariki

Māori resources for tamariki. Get crafty, read and learn te reo Māori, and explore.

Kids' Treaty Zone

Meet Whetū Marama and her Koro (grandfather) as they find out about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Te Whata Raki

Come and discover our online world Te Whata Raki.

Best of the Year

Our selectors picks the best of new titles added to Christchurch City Libraries in 2020.

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