Kete Taupo is a community built digital library of arts, cultural and heritage resources for and about the Taupo District.

The Site is about sharing content and therefore we have adopted the Creative Commons Licence to govern how material is used on the Kete Taupo site. You should read the Kete Terms and Conditions for further detail.

The Kete Taupo digital library contains: 

  • Items - Images, audio recordings, video recordings, documents and URLs of web resources.
  • Topics - Articles on a subject, person, place, event or thing.
  • Discussion or comments.

Items are uploaded to Kete Taupo by anybody with an internet connection, and in any common file format.

Topics are like collaboratively written encyclopedia articles. They are written online by anyone at all, and can be edited by other Kete users. Wikipedia is a good example of collaboratively written material.

All Topics and Items can be 'flagged' to the attention of the Kete administrators if, you think it contains inappropriate material.

Using Kete Taupo

There are many ways to use Kete Taupo:

  • Search or browse the collection
  • Register for RSS feeds of changes to items or topics
  • Comment and discuss items and topics
  • Tag existing items and topics with keyword search terms
  • Edit existing items and topics
  • Link existing items and topics together
  • Link existing topics together
  • Add new items of any format
  • Write new topics or articles on any subject you like

There is no need to register if you just want to look at the collection, but if you want to participate you will need to register. This is a very simple procedure and we collect only the bare minimum information about you. Our Privacy Policy explains why we collect what we do.

Before you get started you should also read our House Rules.