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Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui


All newspapers are on the Second Floor of the Central Library, and are not available for loan. Please contact a staff member to view the heritage newspapers.


6/3/1990 Outlook - the land the people first saw.
6/2/1990 Outlook - 1840
29/9/1984 Bilingualism in school (Waiwhetu)

Centennial news

20/1/1939 A famous Maori storehouse (Nukutewhatewha)
25/2/1939 Centennial portrait no. 6 - Honiana Te Puni

New Zealand Gazette & Wellington Spectator

IV (1844) Remarks by the Hon Henry Petre on clearing the land and cropping in the Valley of the Hutt

Te Karere o Poneke


Evening Post

15/3/1984 Maori memorials, pakeha praises - (potted biographies of Wi Tako and Te Puni)
26/6/1985 Trust workers fear for future - (Tapu te Ranga)
22/4/1989 Wellington's Te Upoko o te Ika (Radio station)

28/1/1987 Composer dies - Dovey Katene - obit.
13/6/1987 Born to serve – Ralph Love - obit.

New Zealand Listener

3/11/1984 Te Herenga Waka : the place of protocol

Bibliography: - Books | Government documents | Journals and Transactions | Newspapers | Theses | Waitangi Tribunal Reports

Korero o te Wa I Raraunga I Rauemi I Te Whanganui a Tara I Whakapapa