TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books. The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

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Gain access to TumbleBooks from your home by clicking the image above.


Story Box Library is an educational website created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand, storytellers.

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Gain access to Story Box Library from your home by clicking the image above.



New Britannica Library

For easy to use, easy to find, trusted information.

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Project Turangawaewae - Where We Live

Online information about Gore

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Contains information about Gore including: District timeline, People & Migration, Mataura River, Community, Rural Life, Industries, ANZAC, Country Music, Gore Icons, Gore Buildings


12 Huia Birds is a downloadable interactive story and activity resource about the endangered Huia bird. Enjoy the story and explore the interactive games and activities.


Oat the Goat. Free online story book to help children learn the power of kindness
Follow Oat the goat as he embarks on the adventure of his life and mees some surprising new friends along the way. This story allows the reader to choose what path they'd like to take as Oat encounters some tricky situations along his journey.


Click here to experience the book in te reo Maori www.otitenanekoti.co.nz


Click here to experience the book in English  www.oatthegoat.co.nz


Gore District Library 10C Ardwick Street, Gore, 9710 P: 03 203 9129 E: gorelibraries@goredc.govt.nz