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Te Whare Pukapuka o He Matapihi He Matapihi Molesworth Library

He Matapihi Molesworth Library has been developed by the National Library and Wellington City Council as a partnership project and offers a library service and collection which complements the National Library's collection — over 5000 items with an Aotearoa and Māori focus can be browsed and borrowed. Find our Opening Hours and more below.

Panoramic view of the inside of He Matapihi Molesworth Library branch


National Library of New Zealand
70 Molesworth Street
New Zealand

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Paid parking is available around the National Library on both Molesworth Street and Aitken Street.

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Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-1pm


Have a look at Wellington City Libraries' full list of programmes:


  •   Wheelchair Access
  •   No after-hours return chute
  •   FREE Wi-Fi
  •   Computer use
  •   Printing, photocopying and scanning
  •   Café

Special Collections

  •   100% NZ material
  •   Māori Collection
  •   NZ Magazines
  •   Zines
  •   Legal Reference Guides

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