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Computers and Internet

Information about the computers with internet access and wifi services at Whangarei Libraries.
Updated: 11/11/2016 4:19 p.m.

Public computers in the Library. Pay computer services

Surf the Internet, check your emails, create documents in Microsoft Word or Excel and alter your digital pictures with Picasa at Whangarei Central, Kamo, Onerahi and Tikipunga Libraries by paying a small fee.

  • all computers have USB and CD facilities
  • printing facilities are available in either black and white or colour
  • Library staff are happy to help you with the basics of using the computers and software.

For the time you are using the computers and for printing, either load your Library card with an amount, or if you are not a Library member buy a swipe card ($2 refundable deposit).

Computer charges 

  • per hour: $4.00
  • per 30 mins $2.00 
  • per 15 mins $1.00
  • per 5 mins $0.50.


  • black & white per A4 page: $0.10
  • colour per A4 page: $1.00.

E-Research Centre

Computers are available free of charge for:

  • career information
  • CV preparation
  • homework study purposes
  • schools and home-school groups.

Normal charges apply for printing.

To book, phone us on 09 430 4206 or ask for assistance at the Information Desk.

Genealogy Room computers

For researching your family history with the assistance of the Genealogy volunteers, there are computers available, free of charge in the Genealogy Room, on the first floor at Whangarei Central Library. Normal charges apply for printing from these computers.

For more information about the Genealogy Room computers please follow the link below.

 Library Wifi

 A wifi service is available at Whangarei Central Library using a voucher to access the Wifi network. Vouchers can be purchased from the Information desks.

$1 for 1 day's wifi access or $5 for 7 days wifi access.



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