Hot Seats

Do you have knowledge to share with our community? Contact us by email for more information about becoming a Hot Seat expert.

Library users receive free information about a wide range of topics that are presented by community groups and local experts in their fields. This includes, among others, advice on social services and Justices of the Peace.

Community Law

Legal information and advice on how to access free legal services.

Community Chaplain

Need someone to talk to? Meet a trained Community Chaplain.


Information and advice about FREE education programmes, training and career development.


Advice on tracing your family history, and the resources available for your ongoing research. 

Kāinga Ora (Housing New Zealand)

Get Information and have your questions and concerns heard.

Justice of the Peace

JPs available to witness signatures, complete insurance applications and more.

Mayor’s Clinic

Come and have an informal chat with Wayne Guppy.

Public Trust

Estate planning and asset protection advice.

Talk Digital

Library service to help with your device questions.