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Research North at Takapuna Library specialises in local history in the following areas: North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Rodney (north).
Most of the New Zealand collection is borrowable and includes family history, local history, an extensive Māori collection and New Zealand art history and local writers.
The heritage collections include oral history recordings, photographs, the North Shore Times on microfilm 1949 onwards, New Zealand local history publications and archives. Family history resources include the Births, Deaths and Marriages indexes on microfiche and the New Zealand Herald on microfilm from 1992 onwards. Research North houses an extensive reference collection of New Zealand art books in the Angela Morton Collection.
Exhibitions in the Angela Morton Room at Takapuna Library are changed regularly. They tend to focus on the visual arts of New Zealand-Aotearoa, and local artists and creators.
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