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Newspapers and Magazines

Links to websites where you can read full text articles in newspapers and magazines.
Updated: 19/03/2021 12:36 p.m.

You will need to be a Whangarei District Libraries member to enter some of these websites. Other sites can only be accessed by visiting the library.

Access New Zealand provided by NewsBank.

Access New Zealand

provided by Newsbank 

Find newspaper articles from 1994 to the present day in major and regional New Zealand newspapers. Includes:

  • The New Zeland Herald,
  • The Press,
  • The Dominion Post,
  • Sunday Star Times,
  • Waikato Times
  • The Otago Daily Times.
  • The Northern Advocate from 2013
  • Whangarei Leader.

This is a text only service and does not include images or classified sections.

Access New Zealand on NewsBank when in the library 

Acess New Zealand on NewsBank at home with library card number and pin.


Digital New Zealand.

Digital NZ : Ā-Tihi o Aotearoa

Find New Zealand digital material that is hidden or buried on the Internet. Click the 'Open Filters' arrow and select media for your search.

Digital NZ

EBSCO Australia and New Zealand.
EBSCO Australia and New Zealand Reference Centre

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre includes leading Australian and New Zealand periodicals and international periodicals in full text; full text reference books; over 80,000 full text biographies and an image collection of over 510,000 photos, maps and flags.

EBSCO MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.

Whangarei Libraries members can access EBSCO a using their library card number.


Papers Past.


 Papers Past

New Zealand newspapers and periodicals from 1839 to 1949.

Papers Past

The Northern Advocate 1887 to 1949 on Papers Past




Read current issues of major newspapers and magazines from New Zealand and around the world.
Free access to PressReader in Whangarei Central Library using library hotspot or anywhere on a mobile device with a library card.

The newspapers and magazines listed below are no longer available on the PressReader app or website offsite (away from our libraries). These publications are still be available within our libraries when connected to the Library Wifi and using PressReader's website:

  • Dominion Post (weekday & weekend editions)
  • Manawatu Standard (weekday & weekend editions)
  • Marlborough Express
  • Nelson Mail (weekday & weekend editions)
  • NZ Gardener
  • NZ House and Garden
  • Southland Times (weekday & weekend editions)
  • Sunday News
  • Sunday Star Times
  • Taranaki Daily News (weekday & weekend editions)
  • The Press (weekday & weekend editions)
  • Timaru Herald (weekday & weekend editions)
  • TV Guide
  • Waikato Times (weekday & weekend editions).


The New York Times.

The New York Times

The New York Times





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