Databases & eResources



With PressReader you have access to 1,000s of newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries, in full-colour, full-page format.

PressRead​er​PressReader connects you to the world’s best newspapers and magazines.


Generosity New Zealand (formerly the Funding Information Service (FIS)) allows all New Zealanders access to comprehensive and accurate funding information via their givUS (formerly called FundView) and givME (formerly called BreakOut) databases. 

These databases can be searched via the public computers at the Library or accessed remotely by clicking on the links below. You will need to sign up and use your Grey District Library card number to login.

givUSHolds more than 700 active records and funding information is provided from government, local authorities, statutory and philanthropic trusts, gaming trusts and some service organisations.
​givMeHas around 2,100 active records available for students, teachers and researchers from all levels to search, with new scholarships and awards being added each month.


Any Questions



​For school students. An online librarian can link you with the right resources to help find the information you need.


​Cenotaph​A database of New Zealand deceased service personnel.

Ministry of Culture and Heritage's Online Encyclopaedia

TE ARA - The New Zealand On-Line Encyclopaedia​Te Ara means 'the pathway'. Through interlinking text and image trails, the encyclopaedia takes you on a journey of discovery.

Ministry of Education

Te Kete Ipurangi – The Online Learning Centre​Everything you need to know about schools and school education in New Zealand and some great educational links for adults and kids.

National Library

​Collections​A listing of the National Library's various collections.
​TimeframesNew Zealand and Pacific images from the Alexander Turnbull Library.​
Papers Past​A collection of more than 50 early New Zealand newspapers.
Te Ao Hau​Published from 1952 to 1976 by the Maori Affairs Department, Te Ao Hau was "like a marae on paper, where all questions of interest to the Maori can be discussed".
​Find NZ articles​Indices to a range of New Zealand magazines and newspapers.

New Zealand Government

New Zealand Government onlineFind out all that you need to know about everything that the NZ Government has to offer.

Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand​The latest New Zealand statistics.​


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