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Monday, December 04, 2017

Returning items after hours

When the library is closed, you can still return your items through the After Hours Returns slot. There is a slot at each library.
  • These slots can only be used when the library is closed.
  • Items returned through these slots will be checked in before the library is open next.  
  • Laptops must be returned to the desk where it was issued.
Te Puna Hub Library 
The After Hours Returns slot is outside the main doors at Old Library Building 110 level 1

Building 1 Library 
The returns slot is inside Building 1 past the exhibition hall or foyer beside the library doors.

Waitakere Library
Use the Waitakere Public Library After Hours Returns slot at level 1

Check our Library Hours page for full details & special dates and Library facebook page for the update.
For more information, contact us here.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Summer semester opening hours

Te Puna and all student services will be CLOSED from 12:00pm Friday 22nd December 2017, open again Wednesday 3rd January 2018. The Copy Centre at Mt Albert will be CLOSED from Thursday 21st December 2017, open again Wednesday 3rd January 2018. The Copy Centre at Mt Albert is also closed all day on the 7th December and from 08:30 - 11:00 on the 15th December 2017. 

Remember to check the Library Hours page 
for full details and special dates

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Extended hours for 2017 Semester 2

Unitec libraries in Te Puna and Waitākere will be open longer hours over the study and exam weeks period, from Saturday 4 November - Friday 24 November 2017.

Te Puna - 4 November to 24 November

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday : 8:00am - 7:00pm
Weekends : 9:00am - 7:00pm

Waitākere Library - 6 November to 24 November

Monday - Thursday : 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday : 8:00am - 6:00pm
Weekends :10:00am - 4:00pm

Building 1 library hours are not being extended.

For full details see Library Hours

For more information contact us

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori at Unitec Library

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (11 – 17 Mahuru – September 2017) at Unitec Library

Kia ora! Come celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week with Unitec Library. The theme for this year is: ‘Kia ora te reo Māori' to acknowledge and celebrate New Zealand’s indigenous greeting. This will run from Monday to Sunday 11-17 September 2017.

Unitec Library has resources both in print and electronic to help you learn and become familiar in Te Reo Māori language. Check out the Unitec Library catalogue and Mātauranga Māori - Māori Language and Culture subject guide.

Come in and see our display at Waitākere Library.

Did you know that Unitec offers FREE introduction to Te Reo courses?. For more information, click here. You can also order your morning coffee "Kawhe" in Te Reo – wonderful way to learn Te Reo and start your day. 

Use the hashtag #tewikiotereomāori to follow the events on social media.

For more information visit these websites:

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Te Puna Grand Opening

Te Puna will officially open to all students and the public on Monday 31st July at 8am!

The Library, Language Learning Centre, Student Experience, Student Central and a number of our new retailers will be operational, and we have heaps of amazing prizes up for grabs too. So come in, check out your new space and celebrate with us!

Are there any timetable changes?

Next week, all scheduled classes will be held in the spaces that they are timetabled for, so make sure you double check your timetable on Unitec MyPortal before Monday.

Where can I buy food and drink?

There are going to be some of the new retailers ready and waiting for you from Monday, so head in a check out the new Breaktime convenience store, Nuru Masu Sushi, and of course The Refuel container café will be located outside Building 110 until 15 August. Other convenience food is available from Unimart inside B112, and Long Black will be opening in Te Puna very soon – so watch this space!

Need more help?
If you need to talk to someone at Unitec, please call 0800 10 95 10, or email marketing@unitec.ac.nz. We will aim to get back to you as quickly as possible.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Problem accessing ebooks

There is currently a problem accessing electronic books from the library catalogue.  When you click on the View Online link you should be sent to the Unitec proxy server page where you can log in but currently you get an ‘Authentication Failed’ error message before you get to this page.
We are urgently trying to get this problem fixed.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Libraries Extended Hours Semester 1 2017

Mt Albert Hub Library & Learning Commons and Waitakere library will be open longer hours over the study and exam weeks period, from Saturday 10th June - Friday 30th June 2017

Mt Albert Hub Library & Learning Commons      Waitakere Library
(10 June - 30 June 2017)                                             (12 June - 30 June 2017)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm                       Monday - Thursday : 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday                     :  8:00am - 7:00pm                        Friday                       : 8:00am - 6:00pm
Weekends               :  9:00am - 7:00pm                        Weekends                 :10:00am - 4:00pm

Building 1 library hours are not being extended. Their hours will remain the same as during semester time.
See Library Hours   

For more information contact us