Anneleise Hall | 25th September 2013 The South Wairarapa library staff are so awesome. I use the internet fairly regularly and have been so grateful for the kindness and friendliness of the staff at both Martinborough and Featherston. We are very lucky to have them.
Abu Mansaray | Invercargill | 20th September 2013 I can't thank you enough for this free Internet Service we are enjoying here in Invercargill City Library. This time whenever I need Internet Service, I don't think of where to go but come straight here at the Library. Once again, thanks a lot.
Jassi | 28th August 2013 Awsum atmosphere and staff bieng responsible is realy good and variety of books to read is huge. Evn i lost my mobile here and they help to find me back. Thanks to ariki staff
jackie | Auckland Northwest | 24th August 2013 Thanks for your help today at the whangaparaoa library, I got the help I needed ,I'm not very good on the computer so it was great that the staff here didnt mind helping this dummie to print things off. Its the little things that can mean the most.
RDee | Hamilton | 6th July 2013 I am thinking that the service here in this library, speaks for itself, Delightful, intelligent and very caring besides warm and very helpful. So please, keep up the good work you and your crew are a very important asset to Hamilton and also to the community so thank you very much...
Marg | 27th June 2013 I would like to thank the staff at Papakura library for the great work they do. They are incredibly helpful and go out of their way to help users of the library, and I want them to know how much they are appreciated.
Barbara, travelling around | 14th June 2013 My husband & I are travelling NZ doing research for a book we are writing - the wi-fi service provided at libraries all over the place is FANTASTIC and we are making very good use of it. Keep up the excellent work.
Missi | 28th May 2013 Kaikohe has a great team in their library. They are so friendly and they are so helpful. They smile when you entry and leave. They smile at you in streets and they get to know who you are, because they help you with what ever you ask.
priscilla Taniwha | 26th May 2013 I just love the fact that my daughter an I can do research while the other 5 children can be occupying themselves with the learning games, puzzles, literature of all sorts an access to internet. While not having to leave any of them together quick access to the toilets.!!
darcelle | Whakatane | 23rd May 2013 really nice to get that time you need to yourself and feel comfortable around the rest of the community being in the library. a calming and vibrant quiet place 2 to be.
Emma | 9th May 2013 As a new resident having not been able to set up internet at home yet, being able to come to the library and have access to free fast wifi is such a help. I have paid bills, kept in touch with family and friends, looked for jobs, sent my CV to prospective employers. All possible because of the awesome Oamaru library. Great staff, great place. Thank you so much
Russell | 9th May 2013 As a sales rep travelling the country communication while I am away is essential. After being unable to access the Internet at a local motel it was suggested I head down to the Westport library. At 11pm it was a relief to find I could follow up on urgent emails while parked outside the library. It was a big help, thank-you!
Vincent | 8th May 2013 Ataahua wonderful awesome service and very freindly supportive staff who are always willing to assist, thanks for the manaakitanga & awhinatanga especially when you have assignments to fulfill Cheers Hapi
Margaret | 7th May 2013 Thanks to the wonderful staff at the gisborne library, for taking the time to help me print off some urgent documents. The kind staff member didnt just DO IT for me they took the time to show me how. ka mau te wehi !!!!
Vicki P | 2nd May 2013 You have created a wonderful facility, from design to atmosphere. Thank you, I achieved a lot while there. And, it was awesome to be able to use the internet, so again thankyou !!!
Nicky Jones | 9th April 2013 Wonderful to find a place with free wi-fi for a mobile working mum who's on holiday campervaning. A place for the kids to play and read while mum does a little work and find a place to stay!
Amay | 9th April 2013 at the Taiura library nd enjoying Wifi on my days off like other weeks...its very kind of u guys to provide wifi nd quite surrounding to read and work on the assignments...which I couldn't at my place nd this my trip from Pauanui very much worth.
Guybrush Threepwood | Auckland Northwest | 8th April 2013 I've been using libraries ever since I could read. They are a fantastic resource for all my adventures. I hope one day I'll find my 'holy grail', so to speak, my 'big whoop'. Only through libraries do I have the opportunity to advance my story till the next chapter.
Neil | 18th March 2013 thanks for the access - great city great place - WOMAD goes off WETMAD perhaps this year but such a great venue sound quality was exceptional and just a great vibe.I am coming next year for sure.....Thanks Taranaki
Janice | 12th March 2013 This is the 4th time I have been privileged to live in NZ for a short time (Greymouth, Invercargill, Takapuna, and now Timaru.) One of the first things I do each time is obtain a library card. Thank you for providing a space to read and use the internet as needed. This library is amonst the best.
Brian Colgan | 9th March 2013 Thank you for the facility of using the computer-it enabled me to keep in contact with home during my holiday. I take this opportunity to thank the staff in the Kerikeri library for their helpfulness and courtesy Brian
Martin | 18th February 2013 I've been here several times (Waipawa Library) while visiting family, and have been so impressed by the atmosphere and the helpfulness and warm welcome from the staff. A few lessons to be learned by some library staff I've known in the UK!!
Colleen Reid | 10th February 2013 We have spent many wonderful days travelling around the South Island.many times we have stopped in awe at the scenery. But best of all is we have be enable to share this experience thanks to this wonderful service.
Duke Welter | Selwyn | 7th February 2013 The folks downtown said you had the best internet service anywhere. They were right! Thanks for providing this valuable service. As a person a long way from my North American home, this is invaluable.
Kieran | 4th February 2013 I used the wifi outside Hillcrest Library on Sunday afternoon during a bike ride with my friend Jeff to find out how much stationery cost at our new school. It saved me biking up the hill to check at home :P
lisa | 15th January 2013 love the Gisborne library, the wifi for me is life changing. Helps me pay bills, look for a job, and I come here and feel apart of the community. BUT this library needs more seats, there is no place to park up :)
Dugal Harcourt | 8th January 2013 Dear reader, You having the access to the interned in the comfort of this worm--cool libuary must be appreciated and supported. Sincerely Dugal Harcourt X farmer now inventor of the Harcourt Fly Wheel Engine.
Sue | 8th January 2013 Thanks so much for giving tne publicfree access to the internet in a warm environment, especially when the wind is so cold outside. So generous and wonderful hospitality. Yay Dunedin.
Ry Stinton | 8th December 2012 The environment is excellent and the wifi service is absolutely fabulous. It helped me get a new job (using Skype). This is exactly the type of information sharing and empowering services that all libraries should embrace. Well done.
Anon | 3rd December 2012 thankyou so much,@ 72 living alone this facilitry @ my library is invaluable,it means I can study in the quiet surrounds of the library. Merry Christmas to you all and festive joy for 20123
Robbie | 26th November 2012 a safe haven 4 a weary head, fresh information to grow with and smiles all round to brighten, what could otherwise be, a dull day!!! Thank you for your service and thank u for your friendships, peace to all those that value their freedom
peete | 13th November 2012 I would like the Aotearoa peoplesnetwork and providers to accept this message of deep and heart felt thanks! for the service that you have been providing for the last few years for free and would like to thank you all from the midst of my heart, for being there when I needed an internet connection in these days of ecconomic decline (namely because I couldn't afford the internet even 'cafe internet') & wish you all the most glorious filled pleasantries inn the entire world to you all!!!! Thanks again!!!
peete | Matamata-Piako | 30th October 2012 Well and well to you this service providers... 'you all rock the planet so well with this free service that you all provide and thanks for the opportunity to keep in contact with the world!!!!
emily | 2nd October 2012 this library is great, its so neat to see all the kids wanting to hang out here, families etc, but this place needs more space, there is nowhere to sit and use my laptop. Cheers for the free wifi though!!!
christine | Auckland Northwest | 2nd October 2012 great service, as not everyone can afford or have internet at home, especially if only using it every so often, good to see our rates, and taxes are going to something useful for a miracle of a change!
Dawn | Far North | 1st October 2012 Kia ora for the access to this service which makes it convenient to contact whanau and do simple jobs online that are very useful when you are away from home. Ka pai! Kia ora mo tena! Arohanui
edward | 20th September 2012 Fantastic service at the Gisborne Library, they hav helped me to gain employment. I do not have access to the interent at home, but here they helped me connect to the net, find a template for a CV and then print it off. THANKS for helping me to get a job!!!
Hutana maxwell | 26th July 2012 Te wiki o te reo maori... kia kaha tatou te whakamahi o tatou korero ki runga i te ipurangi.... kupu Hou- Ipurangi=internet... awesome if you can write or speak te reo maori go hard and put messages up on here..sweet ka pai... naku noa na Hooots
ROMOLLO H HOTERE | 5th July 2012 Mauri-ora my name is Romollo H Hotere,nephew of the informas Lord Ralph Hotere, and nephew to the late Maori Maori Queen Te Atairangikahu, I would like to thankyou for your service.
Alitjo | 14th June 2012 Here's my two-cents worth as a single senior citizen reliant on a very low WINZ income: It is weeks since I have been able to go online, being temporarily homeless. Yeah, I have been busy looking for a place to rent. I was based at a city boarding house, but left promptly after being scared by disturbed residents there. However, Providence has recently blessed me. I recent found a converted garage to rent in a peaceful rural location. I'm happy my rent is helping a large family (7 kids) in straitened circumstances, instead of that slum landlord with many properties - who personally makes weekly visits to collect his rent in cash. Imagine my delight today, as a "man alone", to find I can reconnect to my loved ones through my little netbook, in the comfort of a warm and friendly local library in a friendly rural town! So I offer this message of appreciation for the aptly-named Aotearoa Peoples' Network (I acknowledge our ethnic diversity through the placement of the apostrophe!).
Atarangi Norman | 11th June 2012 I truly thank you for this service. I visit an elderly aunt who doesnt have internet and I need the net to access emails and internet banking. So Thank you that I can access this service.
Lephi | Invercargill | 1st June 2012 Since I temporary moved back to my parents place, they don't like me on their computer, so I come in the mornings and use the internet to help prepare for me to "cross the ditch".
Randi Ferguson | 16th May 2012 Love that your libraries are like those in the States and one can access the Internet for free. Our five weeks in your country have been most memorable. Thank you. Happy Travelers!
Erana King | 15th May 2012 This is an awesome library with fabulous helpful staff, not to mention the fantastic free internet service. Ohakune is definitely the place to be and this library is one that I highly recommend. Well done Ohakune (o;
John D. Light | 8th March 2012 This is one of the best internet services that I have ever used. The Hibiscus Coast library system has to be the best anywhere in the world. I do a lot of traveling and have not found a better one . Thank you so very much for you great service to this community.
Victoria | Taupo | 7th March 2012 Thank you so much for the use of the internet. It is great to be able to tell friends and family what a fantastic place New Zealand is and how many beautiful things there are to see here.
DHARAM SINGH | Hamilton | 6th March 2012 Thanks , specially to Ms.Ally of your staff , firstly for helping me in search of books & also , had gone out of way initially to find out which of the PC is free and came to me and said , I, do not have to wait further and she would cancel my previous booking and had allocated me the free PC. Great, a very helpful attitude , which deserves a great appreciation. Thanks & Regards
Andy | Southland | 10th February 2012 I have been able to work on an article that now looks to be well over 10,000 words long at the ICC library facilities in Invercargill and the SDC one at Otautau and it has been a real boon. The staff in both places are friendly and helpful. In the past six months I have been able to finish another 3500 word story which is yet to be published but I'm still hopeful. Many thanks to the ratepayers of these councils for this wonderful opportunity.
Prashanta | 9th February 2012 Thank you so much for free internet service. Staffs are very friendly and the atmosphere is just awesome.Compared to all other public library across the country i personally think this library is the best. cheers
Michelle Blake | 25th January 2012 Hi, I'm a member of the library already but was delighted to find you have free wireless as well. i was looking for somewhere to download a book onto my kindle & one of the very pleasent & helpful staff was able to assist me. i would just like to say a BIG thankyou!
Andrew Clark | 5th January 2012 Many, many thanks for your wonderful service here at the library. For those of us traveling and working remotely simultaneously this is a critically important resource. Highest commendations on providing for us travelers. Andrew
Annalily | 8th October 2011 Thank you Kumeu/Huapai library! I can now use my computer at the Kumeu Community Art Gallery while minding the artworks. Great to have the same facilities here as in the CBD of Auckland!
Jennifer.-- Visitor from Bay Of Islands. | 5th October 2011 Thanks, SO much, - Nelson Library! - for the excellent spread of information & materials at our fingertips here... Plus, wonderfully helpful staff! .. And, even best of all! - the chance to plug-in my Laptop, and connect with my Families on the other sides of the world!! -Thank you, Nelson ratepayers, too.- I really do appreciate and enjoy this excellent service! :)
Helen | 4th October 2011 Just want to thank the organisation who set up this free wifi in the library at Otorohanga. It's a beautiful environment and the connection is really fast, unlike other 'free' wifi services. Thanks heaps.
Jason Simmons | Tasman | 3rd October 2011 Hi there..The Murchison Library is a nice relaxed place. The Librarian is super helpful. Well done Tasman District for having such a great place for us travellers to come in and feel at home. Cheers to APN too!
Corazon Clark | 7th September 2011 I've been to some other part of NZ libraries but never seen any library like in Gisborne that the staff were just very supportive in helping out people to link our own computer to the library network and have access to any email providers and use the internet as much as you want. Moreover, they have also provided free power point /wireless hotspot where you can switch on your computer to use the library's power. Perfect!!!They are awesome and excellent in service. Just looking forward that some libraries of NZ can do the same as what the Gisborne library is offering to the public. That would be a lot a help especially people doing some studies and having a job search like me. Thanks so much Gisborne library staff for giving this wonderful opportunity and had contributed a lot to have things done through internet access. Very much appreciated.
Michael Brown | Timaru | 17th August 2011 A big thank you to Timaru libary staff who despite the bad weather over the last days, have kept the libary open, even though they may have wanted to be home with their familys.
JIM | 1st August 2011 Libraries are the mainstay of the world, without them we would be less than ignorant. Thank you for providing such an excellent service, even though I'm far from home! Thank you.
Paula | 24th June 2011 Love the free internet access (well free it costs me $100 on my rates yearly so I am going to utilise it). If only the Marton library had some where for adults to sit with their laptops .... I use the young adult area so battle the roudy teens on the couch. Thanks to the library staff they do try to control them. P
Rob Attfield | 16th June 2011 This library is better to use for studying for exams when the uni is crammed with thousands of other students studying for exams. Great to see the powerful technology of the net available and within reach of all people.
mered yosef | 13th June 2011 thank you Aotearoa people's network Kaharoa for letting people connect and inpower themselves to inpower inturn this unique nation of ours.God bless all of Aotearoa let all awake to beauty and courage of NZ
Marg K | 12th May 2011 I would like to thank whoever is responsible for providing this service, as a low income beneficiary the free internet connection has enabled me to send off assignments for my course, access tutors for assistance and use Skype for tutor observations. Great service, thankyou to all concerned
Beverly Ohline | 1st May 2011 This a wonderful service for the public and so appropriate for a library -- making even more information and communication available to ALL people free of charge. Good on you!!
JOHN VERNON | 13th April 2011 THE DUNEDIN CITY COUNCIL HAS PROVIDED WI FI ACCESS BENEFICIAL TO LIBRARY USERS AND BENEFICIAL TO SMALL BUSINESS ATTRACTING CUSTOMERS. EXCELLENT THINKING BENEFICIAL FOR ALL.
mibo | Buller | 7th April 2011 Thx 4 giving us Wifi connecttion to learn about new Buller artists website. Check this out: www.bullerartists.org.nz
Keri Collier | 15th February 2011 Hello...I just wanted to say what great service I had when I came in here...this is my first time here and the gentleman at the counter is really helpful...he helped me joined and told me all about the service that I can get here and also the great plans that this library have...a great big thank you for the warm welcoming that I recieved...all the best with your plans....
comma | Matamata-Piako | 30th November 2010 lovely access to the free internet time guys well done thank u vewii much. it is alot of help for me and the important things i need to do. the internet can give the info u need.. i love it churr!!!!!!!!!
Colleen Tuua | 19th November 2010 Gizzy Librarian staff rock! Was visiting from Taranaki and needed to do some work while waiting for late meeting. Staff so friendly, helpful and generous. Thank you so very much.
corazon clark | 19th October 2010 I am very blessed to have access to your internet - that's awesome! Huge help to people like me dependent on internet looking for a job and at the same time getting in touch to my family to the Philippines. Thank you very much for this opportunity very much appreciated. Sincerely, Corazon
Mita O'Brien | 13th September 2010 Hamilton Central Library is an essential part of my extra-mural study and the free wireless internet is mean! Whoever recommended this initiative should be honored. Chur mean. Aye, is that you Mita Murray from Coromandel? Chur cuz!
Steve Collins | 7th July 2010 I am always impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff whenever I visit. On needing an internet connection today, once again I experienced this same reception, and am really delighted to be able to use their wireless connection Thanks again Steve Collins
Ilse | 28th June 2010 Not to compare with commercial internet cafes: This network showcase what libraries are! Great service, great library (Buller), wonderful staff and a really fast and efficient network. Love it!
P Kalinowski | Buller | 23rd June 2010 This has been a godsend to me and my husband, while he has been waiting in the UK for his Visa. How would we have managed without skype? Thank you to all the staff in the library who have made this last year so much easier with their friendliness and assistance.
rajnesh r narayan | 5th June 2010 sir/ madam Im so glad to use this net services and really appreciate what hamilton library has to offer well il b always needing info so il b using much of your services. thank you very much
Chris Valkhoff | 29th May 2010 This service is fantastic. We just moved to Rangiora and are waiting for broadband to be installed at home. Until that time the library allowes us to keep in touch via email with family and friends. Chris
ROBERT | 22nd May 2010 new zeaaland have a great library in all state,i 'm glad that u provided with free wifi n internet.it does help tourist to obtain useful information.the staff in the library r fantastic .they r helpful n enthumsatic ,i love all of them.thanks u for everythings.
TuiMaree Falwasser | Tuahiwi | 29th April 2010 nga mihinui kia koutou katoa APNK, Thank u for the awesome opportunity to be able to share this resource with our tuahuriri whanui and community of Tuahiwi, Tui Falwasser
Rangihaeata | Wanganui | 7th April 2010 Tena koutou katoa I always try to make an effort to visit the Whanganui and Patea Libraries to access the APNK service so I can keep in touch with the whanau, thank you I appreciate the free service
Judd Bailey | Putiki | 3rd April 2010 Kia ora koutou, indeed Putiki Marae at the mouth of the mighty Whanganui Awa, with the aid and support of their partners APNK opened their Cyber Suite. Now open to the Putiki Community, 'Helping bridge the digital divide'!
Grateful user | 12th February 2010 I really appreciate the free wi-fi internet in Kaitaia. Its a great way to encourage better usage of the library & a great way to make available other resources on the web. I also love keeping up with friends & family & I 'know' the tourists appreciate it! Good on ya!
CM Justice | 28th January 2010 I truly appreciate this service. How wonderful to be able to stay in touch with my family and friends on the other side of the globe. Thank you so much for providing this free service.
Matt Visser | 28th January 2010 Thank you... A service like this is *extremely* useful - for all manner of unexpected reasons. Thanks to the ratepayers of Picton, and I hope many more Libraries in New Zealand adopt this idea.
riatana | Rangitikei | 28th January 2010 I used the wanaganui library computer free yesterday and now marton i have lived in wellington for many years and first i knew about this service well if it exists in wgton great! because this is fantastic good on you MARTON!!!! AWESOME.
Benjamin | 26th January 2010 Very grateful for these services at the Library - it can be hard in today's society to find a nice quiet place to work and also have lovely books nearby too for reference. Another great reason to come to the library! Thank You!
Steve Johnson | Tasman | 11th December 2009 Great to see improvements to Richmond Library. Still appreciate the HIGH SPD internet free service, it works well for me at different times of the week. Friendly staff are the best .......GO TASMAN....