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Information about how to use PressReader to access online digital newspapers and magazines.
Updated: 30/08/2021 1:40 p.m.

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PressReader provides instant online access to current editions newspapers and magazines, from New Zealand and 100 other countries in 60 languages, in full-colour, full-page format on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Special features on PressReader include: a customisable home feed, searching, interactive tables of content, foreign language translation (in 17 different languages), social sharing, printing and text-to-voice conversion so you can listen to articles while you are on the go.

Many publications have back issues more than 90 days, e.g. The Northern Advocate goes back to the end of February 2008.

Free access to PressReader for Whangarei District Libraries members

To use PressReader you will need to be a current member of Whangarei District Libraries with a valid library card number and PIN.

Please note: Library membership expires every 2 years when you will need to contact us to update your membership details.

Get the app for your mobile devices to read and download newspapers and magazines.

Use a browser for PCs and laptops.

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Get the PressReader app 

For mobile devices:

  1. Create a free account on the PressReader app and log in to the app and keep the app open.
  2. Open PressReader from the Whangarei District Library webpage and use this link.

Go to PressReader and log in with your library card number and PIN

PressReader Hot Spot

Whangarei Central Library is a PressReader Hot Spot.

Go to PressReader

Using the Library WiFi service, you can access Press Reader through a browser or the PressReader app on your device enabling you to download up, to 10 newspapers daily for the next 24 hours which you can read offline whenever or wherever you choose.

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PressReader Help

More information about how to use PressReader

PressReader Help Centre



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