Following consultation with Mayors, emergency services and other key agencies, it has been determined that the State of Emergency is no longer required.As at 12:00pm the State of Emergency has been terminated and shifted to a Notice of Transition.This notice of transition affects the Tasman District...

Cyclone Gita Update 008 -State of Emergency moves to Notice of Transition

Cyclone Gita Information - SH60 to open from Sunday pending final checks

News about limited, escorted access to SH60 over Takaka Hill from Sunday pending final checks.

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Community Libraries in Tasman District

Along with the Tasman District Libraries there are a number of community libraries in the Tasman District which are maintained and operated by volunteers.

The page lists contact details and opening hours for each of the community libraries. Please note that hours may differ over the Christmas / New Year break.

Collingwood Memorial Library

Collingwood Memorial Hall, 9 Tasman Street, Collingwood 7171
Phone: 03 524 8588

Opening Hours

  • Tuesdays and Saturdays, 11.00 am to 1.00 pm

Mapua Community Library

1 Toru Street, Mapua 7005
Phone: 03 540 2545

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Saturday 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm, plus
  • Wednesday 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm
  • Thursday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Tapawera Area School/Community Library

Tapawera Area School, 48 Main Road, Tapawera 7096
Phone: 03 522 4337

Opening Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday 9.00 am to 3.00 pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Closed 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm every day for lunch

Wakefield Community Library 

2 Whitby Way, Wakefield 7025
Phone: 03 541 8490 or 03 541 8392

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday 10.30 am to 11.30 am