Woman looking through a telescope, Child wearing WW1 helmet looks on.

Te Puna Search

Search the combined catalogue of New Zealand libraries on WorldCat or extend your search to libraries internationally with Te Puna Search.

Search New Zealand Libraries and beyond

Search the combined catalogue of New Zealand libraries on WorldCat or extend your search to libraries internationally with Te Puna Search.

Start your search with Te Puna Search

Te Puna Search is a web-based search service giving access to what is held in New Zealand libraries and worldwide. Te Puna Search is the view of the combined catalogue of New Zealand libraries on WorldCat, so customers can limit their search to the holdings of New Zealand libraries or widen their search to include worldwide library holdings.

The search of libraries worldwide includes open access material from Hathi Trust, the Internet Archive, and Google Scholar.

Te Puna Search tutorial

Use our step by step instructions to find out how to perform a few basic searches on Te Puna Search.

Te Puna search (pdf, 1.30MB)


Feature image at top of page: Detail of Telescope at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1971, photo by Ans Westra. Ref: AW-0486. Alexander Turnbull Library. Copyright Ans Westra. Used with permission, courtesy of Suite Tirohanga.