Pasifika newspapers now online

The digi-boffins at National Library of New Zealand have been hard at work adding even more great historical newspapers to their Papers Past resource, and just in time for Samoan Language Week they've made some historical Pasifika newspapers available.

The recently added Samoan material is from the following newspapers and years -

They've also added a bunch of other new material including a few more years' worth of Canterbury's Sun newspaper which now covers 1914-1920.

Read more about what appears in the Samoan papers (including Robert Louis Stevenson's birthday party and the Samoan equivalent of "Game of Thrones") in this fascinating blog post from the National Library website.

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