Newspaper holdings

This page indicates what newspapers are held at which libraries.

New Zealand current newspapers

Libraries will hold the following titles for one month.

Akaroa

  • The Press
  • The Star

Aranui

  • The Press
  • The Star
  • New Zealand Pacific (includes Maori Voice)
  • Samoa Observer
  • Sunday Observer
  • Sunday Star Times

Diamond Harbour

  • The Star

Fendalton

  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Hornby

  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Otago Daily Times

Linwood

  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Little River

  • The Star

Lyttelton

  • The Press
  • The Star

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

  • The Press
  • The Star

Mobile

  • No physical copies of newspapers. Online access through PressReader.

New Brighton

  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre

  • The Press
  • The Star

Papanui

  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Parklands

  • The Press
  • The Star

Redwood

  • The Press
  • The Star

Shirley

  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

South

  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Spreydon

  • The Press
  • The Star

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Tūranga

Upper Riccarton

  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times

Newspapers on microfilm

Title On Papers Past Holdings Location
Akaroa Mail Some 1877 - 1939 Cabinet 14
Canterbury Standard   1854 - 1860 Cabinet 14
Canterbury Times   1885 - 1917 Cabinet 8 - 9
Central Canterbury News
(previously Ellesmere Guardian)
Some 1984 - 1985 Cabinet 9
Christchurch Times see Lyttelton Times      
Dominion Sunday Times see Sunday Star Times      
Ellesmere Guardian
(changes to Central Canterbury News 1984)
Some 1891 - 1983
[incomplete]
Cabinet 9
Guardian and Canterbury Advertiser   1852 Cabinet 1
(same reel as below)
Kaikōura Herald and East Coast Advertiser   1869 - 1872 Cabinet 1
(same reel as above)
Lyttelton Times
(Christchurch Times, 1929 (Aug 1) - 1935 (Jun 29)
Some 1851 - 1935 Cabinets 1- 3
Nelson Examiner Some 1842 - 1862 Cabinet 14
New Zealand Times see Sunday Star Times      
New Zealand Truth Some 1906 - 1955 Cabinet 7
The Press Some 1861 - Cabinet 3 - 6
Standard and North Canterbury Guardian   1890 - 1916 Cabinet 9
The Star   1868 - Cabinets 10 - 13
Sun   1914 - 1935 Cabinet 9 - 10
Sunday Star Times
(New Zealand Times 1981 - 1986; Dominion Sunday Times 1987 - 1992; Sunday Times 1992 - 1994; all these titles are held on microfilm 1981 -)
  1994 - Cabinet 14
Sunday Times see Sunday Star Times      
Weekly Press   1865 - 1928 Cabinet 8
West Coast Times Some 1865 - 1916 Cabinet 7

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