Papers Past: New Zealand's Yesteryear Newspapers - EBOOK
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File Format: PDF, 9MB (36 pages)
Author: C. Shearer
Other: 2nd ed., b&w photos, index
Publisher: Unlock the Past
Papers Past is the place to look of historical New Zealand newspapers. Covering the period 1839-1949, the site provides access to millions of pages of digitised New Zealand, all from the comfort of your own home, and all free.
Since the 2016 website update, Papers Past provides access to more than just newspapers, bringing letters and diaries, magazines, and parliamentary papers all onto the site as well.
The newspapers in Papers Past are a good source of information about the social and political events of the times. Researchers of family history and whakapapa (genealogy) will find the shipping news, births, deaths and marriages of interest. Advertising also features strongly. A range of regional newspapers are available as well as those from the cities.
Using this book will help you utilise all the features this website offers, maximising your search experience. Covering the various aspects of searching and browsing, you'll master the site in no time.
More newspapers are coming online all the time and it pays to check regularly to find more information.
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Understanding what is available and how to use it
- Explore Newspapers
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- Printing or saving your results
Background to New Zealand's Provinces
Other historical New Zealand newspaper sites
- Newspapers of New Zealand
- Early New Zealand newspapers
- Union List of newspapers
New Zealand newspapers today
Journals and magazines
- The New Zealand Tablet
- Kai Tiaki
- The Ladies' Mirror
- Te Ao Hou
- Waiapu Church Times
- The Journal of the Polynesian Society
- New Zea;and Railways Magazine
- The Photo News
Letters and Diaries
- Other government papers not on Papers Past
Copyright and reproduction
- Copyright guide
- Papers Past: New Zealand's Yesteryear Newspapers - printed guide
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