Several new historic New Zealand newspapers have been digitized by the National Library of New Zealand, and are available for searching or browsing through the Papers Past website.
Issues of the New Zealand Truth, 7 July 1906 to 22 December 1930 are available online. All digitzed issues are keyword searchable. A few issues are not available.
Other newspaper titles added recently are:
- Ashburton Guardian (1887-1921)
- Ellesmere Guardian (1891-1906)
- Kai Tiaki: the Journal of the Nurses of New Zealand (1908-1929)
- Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle (1905-1932)
- Oxford Observer and Canterbury Democrat (1889-1901)
- Victoria Times (1841)
This brings the total number of newspapers in Papers Past to 52, incorporating 238,105 issues, and more than 14 million articles.
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