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This Week in NZ History

15 November 1861

With the publication of Otago Daily Times Dunedin became the first New Zealand Centre to have a daily newspaper. The newspaper continues today to be a strong advocate for the Otago region.

'First issue of Otago Daily Times published', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 21-Oct-2014



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National Library of New Zealand

The Historical Photograph Collection holds a range of interesting images of local people, places and events - including these early photographs of Paraparaumu School. If you would like to see more of our collection - contact the Heritage & Māori Collections Co-ordinator.

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Word of the Week

Āporo: Apple

Tapatapahia ngā āporo.  Slice the apples.