Niupepa: Maori Newspapers This link opens in a new window
A collection of historic newspapers published primarily for a Māori audience between 1842 and 1932. The niupepa collection consists of over 17,000 pages taken from 34 separate periodicals. 70% of the collection is written solely in Māori, 27% is bilingual and about 3% is written in English. There were three main types of niupepa published; government sponsored, Māori initiated, and religious.