The National Library began a Collaborative Digitisation Programme in 2011, to add more newspapers to Papers Past using the collections of institutions around New Zealand. Once again, we're inviting applications.

Through the 2011/2012 programme more than 70,000 new pages from ten different newspaper titles throughout the country were selected, and are being added to the website.

The 2012/2013 programme

To build on this success, the National Library is repeating the collaborative workstream for the upcoming 2012/2013 year.

If you are interested in participating, please read the 2012 Collaboration Guide carefully. It provides details about the process and instructions on how to apply.

Applications close Friday 31st August 2012.

Download the Collaboration Guide (pdf, 254KB)

We would like to thank the institutions that participated in the 2011/2012 project:

  • Horowhenua Library Trust
  • Whangarei Libraries
  • Hamilton City Libraries
  • Christchurch City Libraries
  • Hutt City Libraries
  • Whakatane District Museum & Gallery
  • Westport Genealogy & History Group
  • Palmerston North City Library
  • Upper Hutt City Library

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