Haere Mai,
Welcome to the Library

Our goal

We support the teaching and learning needs of staff and students at Whitireia New Zealand.


The library provides a range of research tools and information services. Need information for an assignment? Need some help searching? Click to find how to improve your Information Skills. Getting started on your research? Talk to our friendly qualified librarians. We can help you to get the best books, journals, magazines, and audiovisual items for your subject. Also see copyright information for useful links.


Campus-based library services are available at Porirua, Kapiti and Auckland. A Distance Service is available for courses based off-campus.


Our purpose built Learning Centre (Te Kete Wānanga) and libraries also provide: study spaces, meeting rooms, computers, internet access, photocopying and printing, and audiovisual facilities.



Search for books, journals, magazines, CDs, and DVDs here

Subject Guides

Subject Guides

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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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Whitireia and WelTec have formed a strategic partnership to develop
a network of tertiary learning throughout the Wellington region.
Whitireia and WelTec partnership