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Electronic Resources

You can access our online databases using the links below or by visiting any library. To use these resources you may be required to enter your library membership number (this can be found on the back of your library card)

National Library of New Zealand logo logo link

Library press display logo link

 Epic databases logo link

Giv US logo


National Library of NZ - to view online resources, collections and services. - the search of choice for Genealogists (available only in the libraries)

Press Reader Now, you can get your favourite newspaper anywhere in the world on the date of publication. 1500 internationally-recognized newspapers from 90 countries in 45 different languages available onscreen in their original layout.

Epic Resources - Matamata Piako Libraries have joined forces with over 180 New Zealand Libraries to be a part of EPIC (Electronic Purchasing in Collaboration). EPIC gives you access to thousands of high quality electronic publications, including NZ and international full-text journals, newspapers, magazines, photographs and graphics.

GivUS is a great resource to help groups seek funding for local projects. Just create an account, confirm your email address and then access GivUS.  Please visit any Matamata-Piako District Library for help with this.