New Zealand


* 19th Century
* Canterbury Newspapers
* Early Twentieth Century


* Ebsco General News and Magazines
Access to thousands of full text general magazines and newspapers from Masterfile Premier, Australia/NZ Reference Centre and more.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* FindNZarticles
Index to magazines newspapers and journals. Includes records from the Papers index - Christchurch City Libraries, Southern regional news index - Dunedin Public Libraries, Publications database - Landcare Research NZ Ltd and Index New Zealand - National Library of New Zealand, and other New Zealand Science indexes, and Te Ao Hou, Te Māori and Te Kaunihera Māori. Index only.
* INNZ (Index New Zealand)
Index New Zealand (INNZ) contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from approximately 1000 publications. It covers publications from 1987 to the present day, and articles from older publications are being added retrospectively. Index only.
More about INNZ
* New Zealand Gazette Archive
New Zealand Gazette Archive comprises searchable and browsable PDF (portable document format) copies of issues of the New Zealand Gazette and related publications from 1841. Published by LexisNexis.
Access this at any of our libraries.
* New Zealand Index
A collection of indexed New Zealand-related material with short abstracts. Includes Newzindex, covering business in New Zealand in New Zealand journals and major newspapers from 1985 to 2006; NZ Science, a collection of scientific abstracts covering New Zealand science writing back to 1840; Newspaper Index (NINX) covering New Zealand newspapers from 1993-2003; Index Auckland, a record of information about Auckland; Index New Zealand (INNZ); The New Zealand Woman's Weekly Index of Names mentioned, 1932-1951; The New Zealand Herald's Family + Notices Classifieds since 2003. Index only.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Papers Past
Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1932 and includes publications from all regions of New Zealand. 42 titles have page images browsable by date with 17 having titles searchable full text. Provided by the National Library of New Zealand.
* ProQuest ANZ Newsstand
A selection of over 30 full-text newspapers and newswires from Australia and New Zealand covering regional and international topics.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Hamilton newspaper index
The newspaper index indexes selected articles from Hamilton Press and Waikato Business News from 1999 onwards. Please note that not all years have yet been indexed.
* Index Auckland: local history, arts and music
A rich resource of history, art, theatre, film and music references sourced from Auckland area newspapers and journal articles. Index only.
* INZART: Index to New Zealand Art
Included in Index New Zealand (INNZ) INZART indexes articles which provide information on New Zealand artists, art galleries or museums, exhibitions or art events. Articles about international artists may be included when they are exhibiting in a New Zealand gallery or collaborating with a New Zealand artist, or work by an international artist forms an important part of a New Zealand art collection. Details of images and illustrations are also included. The database also indexes art related material published in New Zealand newspapers and New Zealand content in international art journals. From the University of Auckland Fine Arts Library and included in New Zealand Index.
* Kapiti Coast District Libraries Newspaper Index
Indexes the Kapiti Observer from 1981. Index only.
* Masterton Newspaper Index
Indexes the Wairarapa Times-Age. Index only.
* New Zealand Artists database
This index is a guide to material held in Wellington City Libraries on New Zealand artists. As well as articles in magazines and newspapers, you will be able to find which books hold material and/or images of artists and art works you are interested in.
* Newspaper Collections
* Niupepa
A selection of "periodicals published in Māori or for Māori readership" from 1842 to 1932. Can be searched by keyword or browsed by date or the name of the periodical.
* North Shore Libraries local history collections
* North Shore Libraries newspapers index
Index for references to articles from these newspapers: North Shore Times, Devonport Flagstaff, Beginnings, Shore News, Aucklander (North Shore edition)
* Otago Daily Times Archive
Requires free registration.
* Palmerston North City Library Newspaper Index
Index to birth, death, and marriage notices and local history articles in the Manawatu Standard from 1900 onwards. To view the original newspaper entries on microfilm, you will need to note the date and page number. Some entries are only available on a card index; not all dates are covered. Index only.
* Rotorua Newspaper Index
Local news from the Daily Post and Weekender from 1993 to January 2001 inclusive plus a few older articles and is regularly updated. Index only.
* Southern regional news index Dunedin
An index of articles from local Otago newspapers and other sources back to 1993. Some information from the 1850s and 1930s is also included. The articles are of local interest and also include issues of national importance. Index only.
* Tangata Māori Database
An index to articles on Maori people covering the years 1930 to the present day, many of them taken from the Dominion and Evening Post newspapers. From Wellington City Libraries.
* Tauranga Newspaper Index
Index to articles from Tauranga newspapers.
* Te Ao Hou
This website lets you search and browse all 76 issues of the magazine Te Ao Hou The New World. Te Ao Hou was published from 1952 to 1976 by the Māori Affairs Department in New Zealand Aotearoa.
* Waikato University Māori Bibliography
A subject index to information on Māori topics appearing in books, conference proceedings and selected periodicals. The index includes references to Māori information that can not quickly be found because the title of the work does not indicate Māori content, or the subject headings used are not detailed enough. This is a really useful research tool for many Māori topics. Made available via Find NZ articles databases at the National Library.
* Waimakariri Local Newspaper Index
Articles from the Northern Outlook and North Canterbury News since 1989. Index only.
* Waitakere City Libraries local history collections
* Waitakere City Libraries newspapers index
index for references to articles from these newspapers: Western Leader, West Weekly, Aucklander (West edition)
* Wellington Local History database
Index of newspaper articles, dating back to the 1940s when the clipping and indexing of local newspapers first began at the Libraries. It covers a vast number of topics relating to the history and development of Wellington City and the surrounding region.