About Papers Index
An index to selected articles, obituaries and reviews published in The Press from 2 January 1995 and the Christchurch Star from 14 October 1998.
- Titles indexed are:
- The Press
- The Star Midweek
- The Star Weekender
- The Christchurch Star
- Indexed material was published in the urban edition of The Press from 2 January 1995, the Christchurch Star from 14 October 1998 to 9 September 2005, and The Star Midweek and The Star Weekender are indexed from 14 September 2005.
- Obituaries and reviews are indexed from both The Press and The Star newspapers.
- This index is compiled by Christchurch City Libraries
- The Star Community newspapers, published every Monday, are not indexed.
- Search tips available under Keyword, Author, Title, Subject on catalogue landing page.
- From January 2002, articles in The Star newspapers are indexed only if coverage does not also appear in The Press; the exceptions are obituaries and reviews which are indexed from both.
- An index to The Press for the period 1861-1994 is available on microfiche in the Family History Centre, Central Library Peterborough. An index to The Lyttelton times for the period 1850-1860 is also available on microfiche.
- Find out more about accessing New Zealand historical newspapers at Christchurch City Libraries.