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Pacific Islands Newspapers : Aotearoa New Zealand

Historic Newspaper

Cover of 'Pu Kaea'



Historic Newspaper: Pu Kaea
Link to UH Voyager record
Online: No
Link: n/a
Dates of publication: 1992 (?) – 2009
Note: In English and Māori. Pacific collection does not have a comprehensive run. 


Indigenous Language Newspaper

Scan of 'Te Hokioi'












Indigenous Language Newspaper: Te Hokioi
Link to UH Voyager record
Online: Yes
Dates of publication: 1862 – 1863
Note: Also a historical paper. 


Researching Aotearoa New Zealand Newspapers

Note: For Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific collection has the policy of focusing only on materials related to the Māori, Pacific Islanders in Diaspora, or the Moriori (the Indigenous people of the Chatham Islands).

Digitized Historical Papers
The Māori Niupepa Collection contains digitized historic newspapers published for the Māori people from the nineteenth century into the early twentieth century. Most of these are published in the Māori language and are a rich source of information and language use. 



Key Word Searches:
Maori newspapers


Library of Congress Subject Headings:
Maori (New Zealand people)--Newspapers.
Maori (New Zealand people)--Periodicals.
Samoans--New Zealand--Periodicals.
Tongans--New Zealand--Newspapers.





Contemporary Newspaper

Current Newspaper:
 As of August 22, 2014 the Pacific collection does not have any current newspapers related specifically to Māori, Moriori, or Pacific Islanders in Aotearoa New Zealand.