Massey University Library


The Library’s Maori name, Te Putanga ki te Ao Mātauranga, means ‘the gateway to the world of information’. It recognises the Library’s commitment to provide a wide range of information to all clients at all campuses and at a distance.


The Library is located on all Massey University sites.Each library offers computer access to library resources, individual and group study spaces, photocopying facilities and audiovisual equipment.


Library materials support the University’s teaching programmes and research.Total collections comprise:

  • Over 900,000 monograph volumes
  • 6,000 current print journals
  • 17,500 electronic journals
  • A growing number of other electronic resources.


Staff and students may borrow from any Massey University Library, regardless of location. A delivery service is provided to extramural students throughout New Zealand and overseas. Staff and students can borrow materials from other libraries through the interlibrary loan service.

Support and help

One-to-one help is provided in person, by phone and by email. Hands-on library skills training is available to students on-campus. The College Liaison Service provides specialist support to staff and postgraduate students, including individual research consultations. Specialist services also support the needs of Māori staff and students.

Contact information


+64 6 350 9099
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Physical and courier address

Massey University Library
Massey University
Tennent Drive
Palmerston North
New Zealand

Postal address

Massey University Library (PN300)
Private Bag 11 054
Palmerston North
New Zealand