Te Rito Maioha

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child sniffing daisyKia ora. This section is for Te Rito Maioha tauira-learners and kaimahi-staff.

Accessing our collection

Access the Library via your learning platform, Pou Manawa Akoranga, after completing a one-off access request process through Te Rito Maioha. 

Access to our e-resources, e.g. ebooks, databases, is via your Te Rito Maioha username and password.
Access to print resources is via your Library username and password.

This Guide

Under the relevant tabs (Tauira, How to guides, Useful websites, Kaimahi) you'll find information and resources to support your study/teaching.

See our intro video below, and don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.


Tauira - Learners

early childhood teachers and children sitting at a low table with paper and pencils.PNGYou have access to Open Polytechnic Library resources including: course readings, books, videos, articles, and more.

To make the most of these resources, check out the 'how to guides' and 'useful websites'.
Also see:

The Library Support channel in your Te Rito Maioha course site, under Awhina/Help.

Databases to find articles

Don't forget you also have us, your friendly library team to help you. Get in touch with any questions.

Noho ora mai. We wish you all the very best with your studies!

Have a question?

TaniaHi, I’m Tania, your Liaison Librarian. I am happy to answer your questions, along with the rest of our friendly library team:


    Useful websites

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    Early Childhood Council

    Education Counts - a one-stop shop for education statistics and research

    Education Review Office - the government's agency for evaluating ECE services

    He Kupu - a free online journal of ECE professionals

    Ministry of Education - Early learning - includes a wealth of information on ECE education

    Our Code Our Standards The code of professional responsibility and standards for the teaching profession.

    The Code of Professional Responsibility: Examples in Practice Provides examples of the principles of the commitment statements from Our Code Our Standards

    Te Whāriki Online - for early childhood curriculum and supporting resources

    1000 days - provides lots of information on the importance of the first 1000 days in a child's life.

    Kaimahi - Staff

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    How we can help you
    Kia ora. We are here to support you in your teaching and research with:


    • navigating our library and research databases
    • finding articles, books and more
    • posting print material to you
    • arranging interloans
    • cataloguing your reading lists
    • welcoming your suggestions for purchase.

    See our general Staff FAQs page for more information.

    Supporting your learners
    Click on the Tauira - Learners tab to learn more about how we support your tauira.

    Are you a new staff member?
    Please complete our Staff Registration Form if you haven’t already.

    Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need any assistance.


    Have a question?

    TaniaHi, I’m Tania, your Liaison Librarian. I am happy to answer your questions, along with the rest of our friendly library team: