To access the library databases, Primo Search and for more information go to the Library and Learning Services website

The EIT | Te Pūkenga Libraries, on the Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti campuses, provide study and research facilities for students, staff and community members in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our highly qualified and experienced librarians are available to assist students utilise the wide range of resources that support study in all EIT | Te Pūkenga programmes. Resources include books, journals, newspapers, electronic resources, DVDs and CDs. Computers, laptops and laptop connections are also available for student use.


The Twist Library is currently closed while undergoing a rebuild due to damage sustained during Cyclone Gabrielle.

Twist Library

Twist Library helpdesk support hours (Hawke’s Bay)

Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, in room M103

Saturday and Sunday, 10.00am-2.00pm – contact Tairāwhiti Library on 06 869 0835 or email


Phone: 06 830 1322


EIT Twist Library
Private Bag 1201
Hawke’s Bay Mail Centre, 4142

Tairāwhiti Library

Tairāwhiti Library opening hours (Gisborne)

February – November

Monday to Thursday, 8.00am-6.00pm
Friday, 8.00am-4.00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10.00am-2.00pm  

December – January

Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-4.30pm
Friday, 8.30am-4.00pm


Phone: (06) 869 0835


EIT Tairāwhiti Library
290 Palmerston Road
Gisborne 4010