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. Tūranga is the exception, and will hold them for three months.

Akaroa, Lyttelton, Parklands, Redwood
  • The Press
  • The Star
Aranui
  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Cook Islands News
  • Fiji Times
  • New Zealand Pacific (includes Maori Voice)
  • Samoa Observer
  • Sunday Observer
  • Sunday Star Times
Diamond Harbour, Little River, Mobile
  • No physical copies of newspapers. Online access through PressReader.
Fendalton
  • Dominion Post
  • NZ Herald
  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre
  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times
Hornby, Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre, and Spreydon
  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Otago Daily Times
Linwood, New Brighton, Papanui, South and Upper Riccarton
  • Dominion Post
  • NZ Herald
  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times
Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre
  • Christchurch Mail
  • Bay-Harbour News
  • The Press
  • The Star
Shirley
  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press
  • The Star
  • Sunday Star Times
Tūranga (Opens 12 October)
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Greymouth Evening Star
  • National Business Review
  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Press (x2)
  • Southland Times
  • Sunday Star Times
  • Timaru Herald

Newspapers on microfilm

Microfilm newspapers held at Tūranga from 12 October 2018
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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