Puke Ariki

Medianet is available at Puke Ariki.

You will find the medianet kiosks at Puke Ariki’s Taranaki Research Centre / Te Pua Wānanga o Taranaki, on the Level 2 of the library.


1 Ariki St, New Plymouth


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9am - 6pm | Wed, 9am - 9pm | Sat and Sun, 9am - 5pm

Scenes at the East End Annual Picnic, New Plymouth (Garnett Saunders, 1912)

A few of the local film gems include:

  • Scenes from the East End Picnic (1912)
  • The Production of the Taranaki Herald (1912)
  • Taranaki Jockey Club’s Annual Meeting (1912)
  • Dairyland: Cheese Making in Taranaki (1929)
  • Cows, Computers and Customers (1971)
  • Vigil (1984, director Vincent Ward)
  • Wavesailing Downunder (1986, director Andrew McAlpine)

These can be viewed alongside hundreds of classic Kiwi moving images.