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Our team in the library encourage the lifelong enjoyment of reading and provide spaces where students can work towards becoming responsible, independent, confident, proud, well-balanced and motivated students.

The school library is open from 8.00am to 4.30pm during school term and all students are welcome to study quietly in our safe and welcoming environment.

We have over 10,000 book titles, 30 magazine titles and computers for students to use. Our Library catalogue can be searched using the links below.

Library Online Resources

Library Catalogue

To search for a library book, access the online databases, browse the reading lists and reserve titles. - click below

Library resources

eBooks/Audio Books

To access and download titles from our eLibrary anywhere, anytime on multiple devices go to:


Login - Your student ID Number

Password: Student Wifi password

Newztext - Newspaper and magazine articles


Newztext has full articles from newspapers and magazines from around NZ. Newztext can only be accessed at school

EPIC e-resources For Schools


EPIC is a suite of subscription databases covering a huge range of subjects. The databases contain thousands of international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, and images. A password is not required if using this at school.

For out of school use:

Username: orewacoll

Password: 32orewa



NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.