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Te Puna

Te Puna Services is a collection of online tools and services created with the help of NZ librarians to support daily tasks of searching, cataloguing, sharing resources, and managing collections. Te Puna Services are only available to member libraries.

Te Puna Search

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

Learn more about Te Puna search

Te Puna Cataloguing

Use Te Puna cataloguing tools to:

  • access New Zealand and international bibliographic records for your own catalogues
  • describe items in your library’s collection and update bibliographic holdings on WorldCat.

Learn more about Te Puna Cataloguing

Te Puna Interloan

Share collection resources with New Zealand and international libraries.

Te Puna Interloan helps you create, monitor and respond to interloan requests from New Zealand, Australian libraries and international libraries. Over 90 % of New Zealand libraries use Te Puna Interloan.

Log in to Te Puna Interloan (subscribers only)

Learn more about Te Puna Interloan

Te Puna Records

Download bibliographic records for NDHA items recently added to the National Library Catalogue. Updated monthly.

Download records

Te Puna membership

Joining Te Puna gives you the benefit of the services described on this page and more.

Te Puna Services are delivered by the National Library to save time, money, and effort.


Te Puna is a partnership where members are encouraged to contribute and maintain their records on a regular basis.

All members benefit when their profile, holdings and records are kept up to date on WorldCat.


For an annual fee, invoiced annually or quarterly in advance, members have unlimited access to all Te Puna member services.

Te Puna member services

The fee is determined by library size and usage so email us to discuss your library's needs.


Join Te Puna

Email us to become a Te Puna member.