Schools Collection

The Schools Collection contains fiction and non-fiction books, and DVDs. The collection provides resources to support teaching of the New Zealand school curriculum and learning goals from Year 1 to Year 13.

The Schools Collection includes over 600,000 resources for use by school teachers, and home schoolers. Resources are in English, Māori and Pacific languages.

The collection is held at the Auckland and Christchurch Services to Schools Centres.

Access items in this collection

To borrow resources for your school and find out more about the Schools Collection, please visit

Borrow items in this collection

Teachers and home schoolers can borrow Schools Collection items through their closest Curriculum Services centre. Curriculum Services operates from Auckland, Christchurch, and Palmerston North.

Other user can borrow specific Schools Collection resources by interloan through your local library. We lend to New Zealand and overseas libraries.

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