Primary Sources: PapersPast
The National Library of New Zealand has digitized more than 90 New Zealand newspapers and periodicals, covering the years 1839 to 1945. The titles and dates of the newspapers that are included are available on the Papers Past website.
The papers are searchable full text and can be browsed by region, date, and title.
The Papers Past site also provides a link to the Māori Niupepa Collection, historic newspapers published primarily for a Māori audience between 1842 and 1932.