Newspapers & Magazines
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- EBSCOhost Web General News and Magazines - thousands of full-text newspapers and general and specialist magazines, including many NZ and Australian from approximately 1996 onwards. You can also set up an email journal alert to automatically notify you each time a new issue for a selected magazine title is available.
- Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - includes the full text of most New Zealand newspapers, plus Australian and other national news sources
- General OneFile - millions of full-text articles on arts, business, computers, current events, economics, education, environment, health, hobbies, law, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and other topics. Updated daily
- Academic OneFile - premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily
- Index New Zealand - index of New Zealand articles. Abstracts only.
New Zealand News Sites
We hold a number of major New Zealand daily newspapers and local newspapers. We do not hold any international newspapers but many may be accessed through Library PressDisplay or through the EBSCO database. See what newspapers are held by the Waimakariri District Libraries.
Back copies of the major New Zealand newspapers are retained by the public library of the place of publication i.e. The Dominion Post is retained by the Wellington Public Library.
Historical newspapers are available through the National Library’s Papers Past collection of digitised reproductions of many 19th century New Zealand newspapers.
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