Successful applicants — Collaborative Newspaper Digitisation Programme

We've enjoyed collaborating with these groups and people. Thanks for working with us. You can find the newspapers that were digitised in these collaborations on Papers Past.

2020/2021 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Dunedin Public Libraries Otago Witness (1921–1926)
Heather Maloney Huntly Press (1912–1932)
St John Branch New Zealand Society of Genealogists Putaruru Press (1923–1950) and New Zealand Times (1921–1927)
Manawatu District Libraries Feilding Star (1930-April 1934)
Te Awamutu Museum - Waipa District Council Te Awamutu Courier (1936–1950), (microfilming in 2020/21; digitisation in 2021/22)

Letters of support

We’ve also provided letters of support for funding applications for:

Applicant Letter of support
Invercargill City Libraries and Archives For Southland Times digitisation
Waimate Museum and Archives For Waimate Advertiser digitisation

2019/2020 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Dunedin Public Libraries Saturday Advertiser (1875-1878)
Golden Bay Genealogy Group The Marlborough Daily Times (1880-1888)
Golden Bay Genealogy Group The Marlborough Press (1860-1869)
Hawera Genealogy Group Hawera Star (1925-1935)
Horowhenua District Council Manawatu Herald (1921-1939)
Manawatu District Libraries Feilding Star (1925-1929)
Matamata Geneology Society Matamata Record (1925-1939)
Sonia Edwards Opotiki Times (1938-1950)
Tauranga City Library Te Puke Times (1921-1950)

2018/2019 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Dunedin Public Libraries Saturday Advertiser (1875-1878) microfilming
Horowhenua Library Shannon News (1921-1929)
Manawatu Libraries Feilding Star (1921-1924)
Petone Community Libraries Hutt News (1946-1948)
Sonia Edwards Opotiki Times (1938-1950) microfilming
Waipa District Council Waipa Post (1911-1935)

2017/2018 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Cambridge Historical Society Waikato Independent (1921-1949)
Golden Bay Geneology Group Golden Bay Argus (1883-May 1911)
Invercargill City Libraries Southern Cross (1909-1920)
Matamata Historical Society Matamata Record (1918-1924)
Motueka Historical Society Motueka Star (1901-1938)
Otaki Museum Otaki Mail (1919-1943)
Rangiora and Districts Early Records Society North Canterbury Gazette (1932-1939)

2016/2017 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Invercargill City Libraries Southern Cross (1893-1908)
Motueka Historical Society Motueka Star (1901-1938) microfilming
Palmerston North Libraries Manawatu Daily Times (1924-1928)
Patea Historical Society Patea Mail (1921-1941)
Puke Ariki Opuanke Times (1894-1949)
Waihi Art Centre & Museum Waihi Daily Telegraph (1924-1935)

2015/2016 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Hamilton City Council Waikato Times (1919-1921)
Heritage Hokitika Incorporated Society Kumara Times (1877-1896)
Nelson Public Libraries Nelson Evening Mail (1921-1922)
Nola Leov Pelorus Guardian (1890-1910)
Palmerston North City Library Manawatu Standard (1921-1923)
Palmerston North City Library Manawatu Daily Times (1921-1923)
Patea Historical Society Patea Mail (1904-1920)
Timaru District Libraries Temuka Leader (1878-1932)
Waihi Art Centre and Museum Waihi Daily Telegraph (July 1918-1923)
Waimate Archives Waimate Advertiser (1901-1919)
Waipa District Council Waikato Independent (Nov 1904-1920)

2014/2015 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Auckland City Libraries The New Zealander (1853-1866)
Gore Historical Museum Mataura Ensign (1915-1920)
Hamilton City Libraries Waikato Argus (1896-1914)
Lyall Adamson Westport Times (1868-1886)
Nelson Public Libraries Nelson Evening Mail (1919-1920)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Evening Standard (1916-1920)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Daily Times (1916-1920)
Patea Historical Society The Patea Mail (1875-1903)

2013/2014 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Hamilton City Libraries Waikato Times (1902-1918)
Lyall Adamson Charleston Argus (1867)
Lyall Adamson Lyell Times (1885-1886)
Lyall Adamson Westport Times (1868-1886)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Daily Times (1912-1915)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Evening Standard (1913-1915)

2012/2013 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Christchurch City Libraries Lyttelton Times (April 1866-March 1869)
Hamilton City Libraries Waikato Times (1893-1895)
Hauraki District Libraries Waihi Daily Telegraph (July 1904-June 1909)
Nelson Public Libraries Nelson Evening Mail (1910-1918)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Standard (1911-1912)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Times (1909-1911)
Upper Hutt City Libraries Hutt Valley Independent (1911-1919)
Upper Hutt City Libraries Upper Hutt Weekly Review (1935-1939)

2011/2012 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Christchurch City Libraries Akaroa Mail (1921-1939)
Christchurch City Libraries Lyttleton Times (May 1862-April 1873)
Hamilton City Libraries Waikato Times (1872, 1887-1892)
Horowhenua Library Trust Horowhenua Chronicle (1910-1920)
Hutt City Libraries Hutt News (1934-1945)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Daily Times (1886-1898; 1906)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Standard (1889-1899; 1906)
Upper Hutt City Libraries Hutt Valley Independent (1911-1933) microfilming
Upper Hutt City Libraries Upper Hutt Weekly Review (1935-1939) microfilming
Westport Genealogy & History Group Westport Times (1875-1878)
Whakatane District Museum & Gallery Bay of Plenty Beacon (1939-1945(
Whangarei Libraries Northern Advocate (1921-1925)

2010/2011 programme

Applicant Newspaper
Hutt City Libraries Hutt News (1927-1933)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Daily Times (1901-1905)
Palmerston North City Libraries Manawatu Standard (1900-1905)
Rodney Libraries Kaipara and Waitemata Echo (1911-1921)
Rodney Libraries Rodney Times (1901-1945)
Waihora Ellesmere Trust Ellesmere Guardian (1913-1945)