Homework Help

Check out some of these awesome websites to help get you started!

Kiwi Gems

RadioNZ
Lots of great things to listen to - including the ‘Storytime Treasure Chest’ collection of children’s stories, reviews, and some Great Margaret Mahy interviews!

Homework help and study tips

Any Questions
A team of specially trained librarians offer online homework help to New Zealand school students between 1pm and 6pm Monday to Friday.

Many Answers
A selection of answers to frequently asked homework questions.

Research

Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
A comprehensive guide to New Zealand peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.

DigitalNZ
Search across more than 25 million digital items to discover New Zealand treasures such as amazing aerial photos, old posters and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, artworks, and publications. Items are contributed from partners including Te Papa, the Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Art Gallery, Te Ara, NZ On Screen etc.


Other cool favourites

Homework help

Kidsclick!
The freedom to explore! 'Kidsclick!' is a websearch site designed for kids by Librarians - with kid-friendly results!

Homework Spot
This is an American Site with lots of interesting articles/questions answered/puzzles and things to do ..

Infoplease
Another great homework site..

Science

American Museum of Natural History
The museum's science website for kids is a fabulous interactive resource to explore on a rainy day..

Windows to the Universe
Explore the solar system, space and sciences on this great site- brought to you by the National Earth Science Teachers Association.

Reading and writing

International Children’s Digital Library
The International Children’s Digital Library is an awesome resource detailing literally thousands of picturebooks in over 60 languages from all over the world, with newly published especially noteworthy books in the ‘White Ravens online catalogue’ – searchable by country, year, or language. Yum.

Storybird
Delicious! Short, art inspired stories you can make and share on any device. Have a look at what's there and then have a go at doing one yourself.

Storynory
All sorts of great free audio stories for kids.


In the library

Click on any of these great titles from our Junior Non-Fiction section to reserve your copy now!