Top of the web – May 2018

Kia ora. Here’s our summary of the webpages, blog and social media posts that were popular in May.

Website pages

There were 388,311 page views in May. The most popular pages on

Other popular pages: Matariki (22nd) and Tukutuku panels (26th).

May’s popular blog posts

Popular blog posts published in May on the website:

In proof that demand for Matariki information is high in May as well as June, the following 2017 posts were the most popular of May 2018.

Photos on Flickr

There were 134,300 page views in May on Flickr. It now has a total of 7,605,126 views.

Top on Twitter

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Happy to report we have poet & writer @langleav’s works in our collection now, for you to explore. ^DR

Kia ora from your trusty Twittertroopers DR and MT #maythe4thbewithyou  #MaytheFourthBeWithYou #StarWarsDay

The @ngaiomarshaward Best Crime Novel longlist is out now – & it’s a scorcher. The ten nominees include @stellduffy @annaleese_j & @PaulCleave. Say Yeah to Noir. #yeahnoir ^DR

Facebook favourites

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We have A LOT of full and part time library jobs on offer. Most applications close next week so get in quick. Roles include: Youth Librarian, Children’s Librarian, library assistants, Pasifika Librarians, Marginalised Community Liaison, and shelvers. ^Donna

There will be technology, and yes there will be books, and more. Now we can happily report there will be yummy food and drinks for you to enjoy when you visit. Your new central library Tūranga will have a café and espresso bar split between its ground and first floors. Find out more: ^Donna

Work at Tūranga is coming along with lamellar ceilings and miles of tiles! More photos on Flickr ^Moata

If you are interested in how we derive our rankings, we measure page views on our website, organic reach for Facebook posts, and impressions for tweets.

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