Homework Help For Kids




If you can't get to the library and you need information, check out these websites. But remember that anyone can put anything on the Internet. Check your sources and make sure your websites are reputable. Websites with the words '.edu' (educational) and '.ac' (academic) in the domain names (website addresses) can usually be trusted.


Have a look at these great websites - Click on the underlined links


Online Librarian         





anyquestions1Anyquestions.co.nz - Online help with homework, librarians answering your questions, 1.00pm-6.00pm Monday to Friday


Many Answers - Here you can search for answers to populate homework questions asked at AnyQuestions.co.nz


Ask.com - Put in your question and gets lots of answers


Howstuffworks - How Stuff Works is an award-winning source of reliable and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works


Ask Jeeves Kids - Ask Jeeves Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12 years old. It's free, safe and a fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like Science, Maths, Geography, Language Arts and History in a search environment that's safer and more age-appropriate than traditional adult search engines


New Zealand Websites



Famous New Zealanders - From sports people to scientists and singers


Children's Authors - New Zealand authors


Stuff - New Zealand news website for current affairs


Wikipedia - Encyclopedia written by anyone


Te Ara - Encylopedia of New Zealand. This website has topics and themes


 Maori/English Online - Online English to Maori and vice versa dictionary


New Zealand History



Dictionary Of Biography - Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (only New Zealanders who are deceased)


Papers Past - New Zealand newspapers from 1839 to 1920


New Zealand Edge - Contemporary site with New Zealand biographies, including the top ten heroes


New Zealand Disasters - Find out about the Napier earthquake


New Zealand History Online - Information about New Zealand History




Dr Maths  - Browse the questions and answers on a wide range of mathematical problems, from arithmetic and geometry through to measurement


Cool Math For Kids - An amusement park of maths especially designed for kids .Loads of fun !!


 Grand Slam Math  - An interactive programme designed to help you become better at solving word problems






Britannica Online - World famous encyclopedia. choose which level of help you want from junior, student (high school level) or standard which is for adults - you must be a member of the library to access Britannica
BBC Schools - Select the primary ages 4 to 11 option. Improve your keyboard skills with dance mat typing or find information about musical instruments, art or science
Fact Monster - Try the kids survival guide to see what you should do if a disaster strikes or use the homework centre to answer your questions about anything and everything




National Geographic For Kids - Information on animals and geography. Great Pictures!
 Google Maps - Find and explore places or make your own map
 ABC Pacific And Places - Charting the Pacific. Information on the 28 Pacific nations (including New Zealand)
CIA World Factbook - Select any country in the world and find all the information you need
 Atlapedia - Search any country and get loads of information about it

General Help




 Internet Gateway - The Internet gateway through Christchurch City Libraries has great information for any topic. This is also an excellent site for those assignments


How Stuff Works - Everything from car engines to making igloos




Just For Kids - Learn about recycling, water and air


Ollie Recycles - This website teaches kids all about recycling, reusing, reducing rubbish


 Recycling All You Can - How to reuse your rubbish


 Dr Energy's Lab - Kids saving energy