Auckland Council Libraries: Research South

Research South

Te Paerangi

  • Library Details

    Research South Te Paerangi is on level one of Manukau Library. It specialises in the history of the southern and eastern parts of Auckland, including Manukau, Papakura, East Auckland, and Franklin.

    Access to the library

    • There is mainly paid parking on nearby streets and paid parking in the AT Parking building on Ron Wood Ave.
    • The Manukau Bus Station is approximately a 3-minute walk, and Manukau Train station is approximately a 6-minute walk. Go to Auckland Transport journey planner page 


    • Path to entrance is level and accessible
    • Mobility parking available on the street
    • Lift access to first level
    • Accessible toilet


    • Printing, photocopying, and scanning
    • Computer use
    • Free WiFi
    • Microfilm and microfiche readers
    • Study and meeting rooms

    Research South has a comprehensive collection of specialised tools and resources for Māori and Pacific research topics. We encourage you to browse our Māori and Pacific collections and resources and ask our specialist librarians for support.

    Our popular HeritageTalks event series feature guest presenters and experts from around the world. Heritage Talks are streamed via Zoom and many are made available via our podcast and YouTube. Visit our heritage, family and local history events page to see upcoming events and to book a space.

    Listen to Heritage podcasts 
    View our YouTube content 
    Go to our heritage, family, and local events page

    Our specialised research staff and librarians are available during normal opening hours. If you have a specific research enquiry please contact the team via our research enquiry form and we will be in touch. Go to the Research enquiry form

    There are two small study rooms and one larger meeting room that are available to hire. For room bookings, visit the Auckland Council booking site .

    Not in South/East Auckland? Go to Research Central.

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