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).
You first need to sign up with an email address to use these databases.
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Britannica Online, and Te Ara.
Art, Music and Literature
Gale Books and Authors, 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 Metlink SnapperCard, WINZ, StudyLink, LexisNexis Social Justice, Community Law Manual, New Zealand Legislation, New Zealand road code, Inland Revenue Department and Careers New Zealand.
Health and Medicine
Health Navigator NZ and PubMed.
Ancestry.com. (accessible only from the Main Library building).
FamilySearch (Requires registration on first use)
Births, Deaths & Marriages Online (New Zealand Government records)
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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