Aotearoa People's Network

Providing free access to broadband internet and computing equipment so that people can live, learn, and create in the digital world.
Wellsford Library, Auckland
Wellsford Library, Auckland

Nau mai, haere mai - Welcome

The Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa provides free access to broadband internet services from public libraries so that everyone can benefit from accessing, experiencing and creating digital content.

This free service is available to anyone who has access to a public library.

 


APNK and Kotui Support Arrangements over the Holiday Period 2017

Over the Christmas period, there will be some reduction in the Kotui & APNK help desk service, although we will still address urgent issues as quickly as possible. The Kotui and APNK help desk will be operated as follows:  

  • 23 - 24 December: normal weekend hours
  • 25 - 26 December: closed
  • 27 - 31 December: reduced help desk presence. We will deal with urgent issues and will log non-urgent issues. Non-urgent issues will be addressed from January 8
  • 1 - 2 January 2018: closed
  • 3 - 7 January 2018: reduced help desk presence. We will deal with urgent issues and will log non-urgent issues. Non-urgent issues will be addressed from January 8
  • 8 January 2018: normal service resumes

   Best wishes from the team to you all for a safe and enjoyable Christmas period.


Mobility scooterBlog post: The Internet doesn't care how old you are

On a recent trip to Waikato one of our staff met a library patron who proves that you're never too old to learn something new.

Read more about how this nonagenarian is embracing technology in our latest blog post.


World War I soldierCase study: Kete Tasman - Making New Zealand history accessible

APNK hosts a number of digital repositories around the country that provide online access to unique New Zealand material.

Read about how the staff at Richmond Library are making a local WWI resource available online in our case study.


Mapping our network

All APNK partner sites are now listed on our Google map making it easier for you to find free Internet in your neighbourhood.

 

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