Upper Hutt Newspaper Archive New Zealand

Take a look at the Upper Hutt Newspaper Archive where you can access retrospective issues of Upper Hutt’s longest running community newspaper — The Leader.


The current digital collection covers the early years of the paper, 1939–1964. This collection contains 1,061 issues comprising 7,534 pages and 55,726 articles.  The collection is incomplete with no issues for 1942, 1945 and 1948 and some issues missing from various years.
The Upper Hutt City Library Community Archive holds paper copies of the Leader from 1965 to the present day. Enquiries can be made to archives@uhcc.govt.nz

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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2 Responses to Upper Hutt Newspaper Archive New Zealand

  1. Jay Park says:

    The library recently upgraded it’s newspaper archive. Read more about it here:


  2. Pingback: New Zealand Archives – CUMPSTON[E] entries | cumpstonresearch

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