New Scientist is the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. You can have a look at their website at www.newscientist.com You won't be able to read the full article on the website but you can access their articles via Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus. Articles are available from 01/05/2002 to present (with a 30 Day delay). This is an excellent resource so go in and have a look. You may need to login from home, if you do not already have the logon details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Zealand History
If you are looking for information on New Zealand history this is a great starting place. Use their search bar or have a scroll through their list of topics which includes things like, disasters, health and welfare, protest and reform.
Reading Response Level 1 Suggestions
Take a look in here for level 1 reading response recommendations.
Gavin Bishop and Selina Tusitala Marsh
Former Poet Laureate and creator of 2019 graphic memoir Mophead, Selina Tusitala Marsh, has a chat with 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Award winner and author and illustrator of dozens of children's books, Gavin Bishop. Mophead is available now in the library.
The full text of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English. No fear Shakespeare is available online and in book form at barnesandnoble.com.
Index New Zealand
Index New Zealand is a searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from about 1000 New Zealand periodicals and newspapers published from the 1950s to the present day. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines. Around 3000 new records are added monthly from 460 current titles.
Have a look at some websites that have been selected to help get you started in your research. This is not an exhaustive list but a good starting point. If you have any questions please come and see us in the library.
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7,000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.
Carrot 2 organises your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what's available.
Did you know that we have a large variety of magazines for fun and for learning in the library? Located at the bottom of the stairs the magazine rack has something for everyone!
E-Books & Audio books
Did you know that you have access to over 1800 e-books and 650 audio books via the Wheelers e-platform. All you need to do is download the app and use your school logon and password!
Want a book or a movie or even a magazine that we don't have? Come and have a chat with Mrs McMillan about what it is and to see if we can buy it!
Discovering Literature through the British Library
Discovering Literature brings to life the social, political and cultural context in which key works of literature were written.
We have a huge range of movies with new ones arriving all of the time. Come and let us know if you think there is a fantatstic movie title we are missing!
Papers Past - NZ Newspapers
Historical NZ Newspapers Historical items from New Zealand Newspapers, magazines, journals, letters and diaries