John Kinder

John Kinder Theological Library

Te Puna Atuatanga

Library Facilities

Akomanga Information Commons at John Kinder Theological Library Te Whariki at John Kinder Theological Library Te Aho Marama at John Kinder Theological Library

Akomanga is the information commons for online learning, with computers for internet, email, and the writing of assignments.
Please note that a condition of use is that no software is installed, and that there is no downloading of music and video material.
Akomanga's computers provide:
  • Internet access
  • The Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Living Liturgy (worship planning software).
All of the Akomanga computers are connected to a laser printer.  Document printing is 10 cents per page.

Te Whāriki is the group study or meeting room, conceived of as a space where people can meet and exchange stories and information, and is available for any group activity.
It provides:
  • Audio conferencing facilities.
  • Projector and Smartboard for presentations.
Te Whāriki must be booked prior to use.

A place of quiet reflection and contemplation, and deep thought. This space is dedicated to the avid learner, a dedicated quiet study space in the library for all to use. It is also used for consultation of archives and special materials.

No talking, bags, drinks or food are allowed in this area. Please use the lockers at the library entrance for your bags, prior to going into Te Aho Mārama.

These include:
  • Wi-fi access for library users
  • Microfilm readers for research purposes
  • Video/DVD players

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