Hastings District Libraries subscribe to newspapers in various formats:
At Hastings War Memorial Library we hold Hawke's Bay Today for six months in print and previous years on microfilm. Please ask at the issues desk to access these.
Print copies of newspapers are held for varying lengths of time. Please ask at the desk.
Databases provide access to a huge range of full text New Zealand and international journal and newspaper articles.
Our main news databases are:
Digitised historic newspapers
Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals.
The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 77 publications from all regions of New Zealand.
Search full text at http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
A useful tool for family history research or for anyone keen on our history. Even the advertisements are interesting.
Press Display is here! Access to thousands of newspapers from around the world in full colour, full page format.
Read the latest editions of international, national and local newspapers. Browse articles, pictures, notices, advertisements and classifieds.
International newspapers include The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age (Melbourne), The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the big UK dailies, Le Figaro, le Monde and hundreds more...
Papers are available for 60 days from publication and are fully searchable. Has print, email, translation and audio options.
There is good coverage of New Zealand newspapers...