Tūranga school visits

We welcome you and your class to Tūranga.

School visits (1 hour)

Visits are available during school terms on Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays, and reservations must be made at least two weeks before the visit. A staff member from Tūranga will confirm the appointment. Reservations cannot be made by phone.

The maximum size of the group is 60 people.

Visits support the New Zealand Curriculum, and may include introduction to relevant books and resources, demonstrations of exciting creative technologies, engaging activities to build library knowledge, and information searching and research skills.

Please contact Imagination Station to enquire about Lego based activities during your visit.

Book in your school to visit Tūranga.

Self-directed tours

School and preschool groups are also welcome to visit Tūranga independently.

Self-guided tour

Explore Tūranga! It is easy to discover Tūranga at your own pace. Each floor has clearly marked signs and floor plans, and staff will be happy to answer your questions.
Download a self-guided tour outline [198KB PDF].

Bookbot Challenge (1.5 hours self-directed)

Meet the Bookbot team and help them find clues to get their broken space ship up and going. Using your own phone or device, start on He Hononga | Connection, Ground Level and work your way up the floors and complete the various Bookbot challenges to help our heroes fix their ship and return home! This augmented reality experience is great fun for all ages.

Download Bookbots from the Google Play Store or the iTunes App Store and scan the Bookbot targets that are located on each floor of Tūranga.

School Visits Booking

School Visits

Book in your class to visit Tūranga. Complete the form below. All sessions are free unless otherwise specified. * indicates a required field * indicates a required field
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  • Select the date you'd like the visit to take place on. Visits are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
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  • What year group/s are your students?
  • What is the curriculum focus or enquiry topic for your visit?
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Please get in contact on 941 7923 or email SchoolBookings@ccc.govt.nz for more information.

Specialised Schools Programmes

Specialised Schools Programmes are tailored to students’ individual needs by offering themes that encompass library exhibitions and collections, as well as school inquiry topics.
Find out more.