Bay of Plenty

The medianet resource is available at one site in the Bay of Plenty:

Tauranga City Libraries

Visit the medianet station at the Tauranga City Library.

You’ll find the medianet kiosk upstairs in the New Zealand Room.


Tauranga City Library, Corner Wharf and Willow Streets, Tauranga


Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 5.30pm | Sat, 9.30am - 4pm | Sun, 11.30am - 4pm

Norman W. Blackie home movie, showing Miss Mountfort pageant (1965)

Local film highlights include:

  • The Orange Parade
  • Tauranga Centennial celebrations in 1982
  • Local beauty contests
  • Holiday home movies shot in the region during the 1950s and 1960s
  • Aviation scenes from the region including the opening of Tauranga Airport
  • A 1927 Government Publicity Office film on White Island

Knowledgeable librarians are also available to help you with your research into New Zealand cultural history.