The Girvan Library subscribes to a wide range of magazines listed below. These can be borrowed for 1 week (except for the latest copy which is Reference only and stored behind the issues desk).

Please suggest a title if you think we should have it.


  • Manual
  • Rugby League Week
  • Rugby News
  • NZ Rugby
  • Dirtrider Downunder
  • New Zealand Ski & Snow
  • Four Four Two
  • The Red Bulletin
  • New Zealand Adventure
  • Wilderness
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  • Adbusters
  • The Spectator
  • North & South
  • New Zealand Listener
  • Mana
  • Spasifik
  • Time
The Arts
  • Empire
  • History Today
  • Metro & Screen EducationDSCF1020[1]
  • Rolling Stone
  • Phosphore (French language)
  • National Geographic
  • New Scientist
  • Popular Science

  • MAD
  • M2
  • Pacific Wings
  • Idealog
  • Top Gear
  • Young Country
  • Consumer
  • China Today (donated)
  • Seafood (donated)
Looking for a specific article?

The Girvan Library has a host of quality databases available. Find out more here. You can also access a huge range of magazine articles online or via Interloan. Follow the links below to find out more.

Also check out the National Library of New Zealand’s website for more information on free services for schools.