Kaikōura District Library (Whare Pukapuka)

The Kaikōura District Library (whare pukapuka) is located on the first floor of the Civic Centre building. The whare pukapuka has a wide range of reading material, community documents and learning facilities/opportunities available and regularly hosts community events and activities. Membership is free for residents.

This page contains information about our whare pukapuka, becoming a member, information about membership including the online database, what's available at the whare pukapuka and fees and charges. 


Already a member?

Sign in to the whare pukapuka database here to access your account, reserve, request and renew library items. 

Find out how to log in and change your password here. 

eBooks are now available!

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Our Whare Pukapuka

Where are we?

Level 1, 96 West End, Kaikōura

Phone: 03 319 6280

Email: books@kdclibrary.co.nz



Opening hours

Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm

Saturday: 10am-1.00pm

Closed all Public Holidays


Whare pukapuka membership

What's available?

18 June 2020