Newspapers held by the Waimakairiri Libraries

National Newspapers

NewspaperFrequencyArrivesHeld for Library
The PressDailySame day2-3 months
(Oxford 2-3 weeks)
Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Oxford
Otago Daily TimesDaily2-3 days later1 monthRangiora, Kaiapoi
Dominion PostDaily2-3 days later1 monthRangiora, Kaiapoi
New Zealand HeraldWed., Sat.2-3 days later1 monthRangiora
Timaru HeraldDaily2-3 days later1 monthRangiora , Kaiapoi
Sunday Star TimesWeeklySame day1 monthRangiora, Kaiapoi
Greymouth StarDaily.2-3 days1 monthRangiora
National Business ReviewWeekly (Friday)Same day1 monthRangiora

Local Newspapers

NewspaperFrequencyArrivesHeld for Library
Northern OutlookWed., Fri.Same day2 weeksRangiora, Kaiapoi, Oxford
The NewsWeeklySame day3-4 weeksRangiora, Kaiapoi
Kaiapoi AdvocateFortnightly 4 weeksRangiora, Kaiapoi
EssenceMonthly 2-3 monthsRangiora, Kaiapoi
Malvern RecordFortnightly 2 weeksOxford
Malvern NewsFortnightly 2 weeksOxford
Oxford ObserverMonthly1 day of the month1 monthOxford
  • PressReader (Formerly PressDisplay) - Read today's newspapers from around the world. Over 900 newspapers and magazines from 76 countries and in 39 languages.
  • The Northern Outlook, The News, Kaiapoi Advocate and Essence newspapers are all kept and bound, and are held at the Kaiapoi Library.
  • The Northern Outlook is indexed from 1997 and the North Canterbury News (now The News) from 2000. Essence is indexed from January 2006. Kaiapoi Advocate is indexed from February 2007. These indexes can be accessed through our library catalogue.
  • The Rangiora and Kaiapoi Museums also hold collections of earlier copies of local newspapers.
  • Papers Past - searchable historic NZ newspapers between 1839 and 1932