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eBooks are books that you can read on the Internet and/or download for free. Choose a provider below or use the Search Rapua search box which is located on the top right corner of the screen. Select Books (under the heading Resource Type) and Available Online (under the heading Availability) to find books that are available online.

eBooks: Books on the internet


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New Zealand eBooks

Treaty of Waitangi Collection

Bridget Williams has online books on Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi and New Zealand and a range of New Zealand titles around Critical Issues in New Zealand. Search or browse the collections directly below, or use the Search box at the top of this page to find individual title.

Critical Issues Collection


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Engineering eBooks

The Knovel engineering collection covers marine engineering, naval architecture and civil engineeringNOTE: in normal circumstances you will need to create a Knovel account and log in if you want to read offline, print etc. 

Search tips:

  • Search for an important word like Reed's for marine engineering  OR browse and be surprised!
  • Choose a chapter to read and look for options for printing


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