These databases are protected by copyright. Some of these databases are licensed for registered members of Porirua Library only; if accessing them from a home computer, you may be required to type in your library card number to gain access.
Porirua City Council
Access the Porirua City Council website here
Generosity New Zealand includes givUS (for funding organisations) and givME (for funding individuals).
givUS and givME databases. (In Library use)
givUS and givME databases outside of the library. (If using outside the Library a Porirua Library Card is required to login)
Note: if you hold a SMART card please contact library staff to organise an access code for givUs / givMe.
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Britannica Online, and Te Ara.
Art, Music and Literature
Gale Books and Authors, Oxford Music Online, Oxford Art Online, Who else writes like (requires your library card number) and Fantastic Fiction.
Newspapers and Magazines
Index New Zealand, Ebsco.
National Library, WorldCat, including the holdings of New Zealand and Australian libraries.
New Zealand Law and Government
The New Zealand Government website gives access to all Government sites, including WINZ, StudyLink, New Zealand Legislation, New Zealand road code, Inland Revenue Department and Careers New Zealand.
Health and Medicine
Health & Wellness Resource Center and PubMed.
Ancestry.com. (accessible only from the Main Library building).
Maori, Pacific Islands and New Zealand History
New Zealand Electronic Text Collection, Archives New Zealand, Te Papa, New Zealand History Online, Papers Past, TimeFrames and DigitalNZ.
New Zealand white and yellow pages and Australian white and yellow Pages.
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