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.
|Bay of Plenty Times||Tauranga||Daily|
|The Bush Telegraph||Pahiatua||Weekly|
|The Chatham Islander||Chatham Island||Monthly|
|The Daily Post||Rotorua||Daily|
|*||The Dominion Post||Wellington||Daily|
|The Gisborne Herald||Gisborne||Daily|
|*||Hawke's Bay Today||Napier / Hastings||Daily|
|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 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|
|Wairoa Star||Wairoa||Tuesday, Thursday|
Local Community Newspapers
|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.