​Become a Volunteer Library Guide

Friendly and informative library guides will help make everyone's visit to Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri more interesting and memorable and sometimes even more entertaining.


​Being a Guide

Our guides ideally would be confident, capable and display the following characteristics:

  • ​​Reflect the values of Manaakitanga - kindness, supportiveness and generosity.
  • Be friendly and welcoming to all.
  • Have a willingness to learn.
  • Be confident speaking in public.
  • Be able to pronounce words related to cultural narratives​ in Te Reo Mā​ori.
  • Have the ability to treat each of our library visitors as a treasured guest.

​Guide Training Courses

Training courses will be starting soon. Training ​entails:

  • Attending at least two, one hour training sessions a week.
  • Personal study of up to three hours a week. 

Further details of the training next training course will be available soon.​


Register your Interest

Fill in our Volunteer Registration Form to register your interest.

For more information on the volunteer guid​e training programme please contact Kotahi Team Leader​ Kim Heke​​ by email at​ 

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