Book of the week
Sean Phelps is lonely and homesick at his new school. Then he meets mad-keen spearo, Mason Leadbetter, who introduces him to spearfishing. It's a risky and exciting world.
Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Explore the defining moments of our history, captured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts.
St Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Parish
Our Parish website, mass times, homilies and other items of interest.
Film tie-in edition of My Life as an Alphabet
A delightful story of an unusual girl who goes to great lengths to bring love and laughter into the lives of everyone she cares about.
Get the facts about Matariki – a star cluster known worldwide and treasured in Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Papa Tongarewa
National Geographic Kids
A complete archive of the National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.
Save the world by changing the rules. Greta Thunberg realized at a young age the lapse in what several climate experts were saying and in the actions that were being taken in society. The difference was so drastic in her opinion that she decided to take matters into her own hands. At a young age, she became interested in the environment and convinced her family to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format.
Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Need a good NCEA Level 1 & 2 book for your Wide Reading? You've come to the right place.
The Treaty of Waitangi
The story of how New Zealand's founding document was born - and how it lives on
Bridget Williams Books
The BWB New Zealand History Collection is a searchable eBook collection which includes a wide range of award winning New Zealand history and biography.
EPIC gives you access to thousands of electronic resources. Magazines, newspapers, biographies, reference works, images, ebooks, and multi-media at your fingertips.
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is the complete guide to our peoples, environment, history, culture and society.
Proud to be Catholic
Find all the information that you may require about our Diocese, with links to other websites of interest.
The best Deaf and hard of hearing educational video content New Zealand has to offer from Deaf Education NZ
The Topic Explorer helps you find quality, curated resources on a range of topics to support and inspire inquiry