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Author of the week
A manuscript written in Te Reo.
Hone Tuwhare was the first New Zealand poet to address Māori issues in his work.

eResource of the week
Iwidex is an index of tribal history, tikanga-a-iwi and whakapapa.
Two ladies wearing hats.
Heritage et AL blog
Are you interested in local history? Check out our heritage blog and discover the treasures of the Auckland Libraries collection as highlighted by our expert staff.
Illustration of a pohutukawa flower.
Online exhibitions
Explore our library of online exhibitions on subjects such as Antarctic exploration, Māori taonga, classic children's books and the history of protest in New Zealand.
Taha mauī – Taha matau.
Whakapapa research
Researching your whakapapa is an exciting journey which delves into your relationship with whānau, hapū and iwi. Get started today with Auckland Libraries.
A pikopiko fern.
Learning Te Reo Māori
Auckland Libraries has a wide variety of language resources for students of Te Reo Māori. Borrow books, CDs, DVDs, videos or tapes to help you learn Te Reo.
Latest news
The lives of others by Neel Mukherjee.
The 2014 Man Booker prize longlist is revealed
Thu 24 Jul 2014
The prize's six judges chose 13 books by four Americans, six Britons, two Irish writers and one Australian.   Read more
Eleanor Catton.
Shortlist announced for 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards
Wed 23 Jul 2014
The best New Zealand books of the past year have been named and include Eleanor Catton's bestseller 'The luminaries'.   Read more
Horse with hat by Marty Smith.
Best first books showcase grit and resilience of ordinary Kiwis
Wed 16 Jul 2014
The winners have been announced in the New Zealand Society of Authors Best First Book section in the New Zealand Post Book Awards.   Read more
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  • A collage of photos and documents.
    Family History Month 2014
    Throughout August. Join us at Auckland Libraries for our annual festival of talks, seminars and workshops on the subject of family history and genealogy. Read more
  • The field of Passchendaele by Paul Nash.
    World War 1914-1918: An exhibition
    9 July - 12 October. A new exhibition from Sir George Grey Special Collections depicting New Zealand’s contribution to the First World War, both at the front and at home. Read more
  • A Matariki star.
    Matariki 2014
    28 June - 28 July. Heralded by the rising of the star constellation known as Matariki, the Māori New Year is an important time for connecting with and giving thanks to the land, sea and sky. Read more
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