The Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa provides free internet in public places so that everyone can access, experience and create digital content. 

APNK computers come with a wide range of software installed.  For information on using these computers see our FAQs page or use the site search.

See our privacy policy. July 2015. 


Social Justice

New: Social Justice is a free to access platform with information on self-representation in court, mediation and other types of litigation as well as information about human trafficking and human rights in general. All the information on the platform is created in plain English so that it is easy to understand for people with no legal background and/or low literacy level.

Copyright Law applies when using the free wifi or internet service provided in our Libraries via APNK

It is a condition of APNK (Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa) and Hamilton City Libraries that users comply with New Zealand copyright legislation.

Before copying or downloading files, music, or other content please make sure that you have the legal right to do so.

Users found to be illegally copying or downloading materials from the Internet will be banned from using computers or wifi in any of the public libraries provided by Hamilton City Council. 

Please read our guide on your obligations with regards to copyright law.

It is your responsibility to comply with all of the aspects of Copyright law.

Get Info

Access to search engines like Google,encyclopedias, databases and other reference information.


News and Views

Links to newspapers, television and radio.


Go Local

Links to library, council, events and community organisations.

Join In

Access to email, blogs, social networks and other tools.