​​​​​Fun and gam​​es

Libraries are a great place to find fun things to do and with our free internet and wifi at Taupo, Turangi and Mangakino Libraries, you have access to a whole world of fun and games.

Online games

Addicting games - Games that are so much fun, they should be illegal! Punch your way to the world's salvation or learn physics by na​vigating with a blob all in the name of fun!

Free online games - Our two favourite F Words, fun and free!

Free rice - Quiz your way to end starvation and improve your vocabulary at the same time. Everyone wins at free rice!

​Teen health and wellbeing

Got questions? Want to s​​tay healthy?

Health and wellbeing websites

Ask Dr Goodlove - Dr Goodlove answers questio​ns for 13 to 18 year olds from the pulse website at Christchurch City Libraries.

Youthline - A safe and supportive environment to discuss any problem​s you may have with trained youthline representatives.

The Lowdown - Help for people suffering depression or information for people who are worried someone they know might be depressed.

Anamata Cafe - Free health services and advice for youth if you live in the Taupo, Turangi or Mangakino areas.

Health and wellbeing databases

Australia/New Zealand Points of View​ - Broaden your perspective by finding out about opposing viewpoints on some of the hottest social issues (library barcode required).

Consumer Health Complete​ - The latest in health information in an easy to understand format (library barcode required).

Staying safe online​​

Cyberspace can be a great place to hang out and talk, share and have fun with your friends 24/7 but it can also be dangerous. Use your common sense. Do you really want that picture or information available on the internet for every potential boy/girlfriend or boss to see? ...forever...

Netsafe - If you are ever in doubt, talk to someone y​ou trust or visit the Netsafe page which has some great advice for young people to help you deal with the issues you can face online.

Cyberbullying - Information and advice on cyberbullying for young people.

Online Safety Resource Guide​ - includes more than 60 individual resources aimed helping you stay safe online, including resources for safe online shopping, identity theft resources and more.

Page reviewed: 11 Sep 2017 10:55am