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New Zealand Newspapers

Napier Libraries hold local and national newspapers for you to read. Hawke's Bay Today, The Leader (Hastings), The Napier Courier, The Napier Mail, The Village Press (Havelock North), The Wairoa Star, Dannevirke News, and The Chatham Islander are held permanently. Please ask at the Reference Desk if you wish to view these papers.

The full table of available newspapers, and their frequencies is below.

  Name Region/Town Frequency
  Bay of Plenty Times Tauranga Daily
  The Bush Telegraph Pahiatua Weekly
  The Chatham Islander Chatham Island Monthly
  The Daily Post Rotorua Daily
  Dannevirke News Dannevirke Daily
* The Dominion Post Wellington Daily
  The Gisborne Herald Gisborne Daily
  Greymouth Star Greymouth Saturday
* Hawke's Bay Today Napier / Hastings Daily
  The Independent National Weekly
  Manawatu Standard Palmerston North Daily
  The Marlborough Express Blenheim Weekdays only
* The National Business Review National Weekly
  The Nelson Mail Nelson Daily
* The New Zealand Herald Auckland Daily
  The News Westport Friday only
  The Northern Advocate Whangarei Saturday
* Otago Daily Times Dunedin Daily
* The Press Christchurch Daily
  The Southland Times Invercargill Daily
  Sunday Star Times Wellington Sunday
  Taupo Times Taupo Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  Taranaki Daily News New Plymouth Daily
  The Timaru Herald Timaru Daily
  Waikato Times Hamilton Daily
  Wairarapa Times-Age Masterton Daily
  Wairoa Star Wairoa Tuesday, Thursday
  Wanganui Chronicle Wanganui Daily

 Local Community Newspapers

Name Frequency
Napier Courier Weekly
Napier Mail Weekly
Havelock North Village Press Fortnightly

All newspapers - except the local Hawke's Bay newspapers listed above - are held for one month and then removed. Those for the previous week are held in the Research & Information Department (1st floor of the Napier branch). After this, most are then stored in the Basement Stack room - please ask at the Reference Desk if you wish to access them.
NB: Retention times are shorter at Taradale Library

Newspapers are not available for loan. A photocopier is available at our Taradale branch and on the 1st floor at Napier Library.

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