Papers added to Papers Past

Additional newspapers have been added to New Zealand's Papers Past website.
Papers Past is a collection of digitised historic New Zealand newspapers which offers browsing and full text searching.

The titles and issues now available are:

  • Ashburton Guardian (1890-1895, 1897, 1899-1909, 1911-1920)
  • Manawatu Standard (1883-1886)
  • Manawatu Times (1877-1881, 1883-1884)
  • Ohinemuri Gazette (1891-1892, 1896-1921)
  • Thames Star (1874-1900)
  • Waiapu Church Times (1907-1908)
  • Waiapu Church Gazette (1910-1920)
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More are to be added in late June, including the addition of the first 10 years of the Lyttelton Times, the first ~40 years of the Otago Daily Times, and the extension of the Evening Post through 1945, the first paper in Papers Past to cover World War II!

Here's a complete list of what will be added in June:

  • Poverty Bay Herald (gap: 1902)
  • Lyttelton Times (1851-1862)
  • Evening Post (July-Dec 1871, 1916-1945)
  • Thames Star (1901-1920)
  • Albertland Gazette (1862-1864)
  • The Colonist (1857-1889)
  • Otago Daily Times (1861-1900)
  • Waiapu Church Gazette (1921-1945)
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