A Puanga-themed Tot-Time took place at the Stratford Library last week.

Children enjoyed a story and craft all themed around Puanga - the Māori new year.

Senior library officer Bridget Roper says this is the first Tot-Time since the Covid-19 alert level four lockdown.

"We're happy to be back. Tot-Time is a great free activity for toddlers."

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All of the children's and adult's activities at the library are operating again.

Bridget read the children's book The Little Kiwi's Matariki by Nikki Slade Robinson. A star stamping picture was then created.

"It's important for us to celebrate Puanga," Bridget says.