Newspapers & Magazines


PressReader provides unlimited online access to today’s newspapers and magazines from around the world in full colour, in their traditional format and layout including complete editorial content, graphics, advertising, classifieds and crossword puzzles.

You get up to 90 days of back issues and the ability to print, email and share individual pages and stories from over 6,000 newspapers and magazines in 60 languages, including New Zealand newspapers The Press, Dominion Post, NZ Herald, Christchurch Mail, Southland Times and Otago Daily Times.

Read popular New Zealand magazines such as The Listener, NZ Woman's Weekly, NZ House & Garden, NZ Gardener, North & South, Cuisine and many more.

NEW: Update to PressReader NZ Content

PressReader have updated their notification re: Stuff Ltd (formally Fairfax Media) have advised they are limiting access to a range of titles via New Zealand Library login access. Stuff has decided to remove access to the following titles from offsite access. They are now only accessible to patrons within the library, via a desktop browser on your device or our PCs.

The Libraries were not involved in this decision and we apologise for the change to this valued service.

Titles affected include: 

  • Sunday Star Times, Sunday News, Southland Times, Waikato Times, Dominion Post, The Press, Nelson Mail, Timaru Herald, Manawatu Standard, Taranaki Daily News, Marlborough Express, TV Guide, NZ House and Garden, NZ Gardener


To get started first, set up an account with your Library ID and PIN. You can then read on your desktop, or download the app to your device from your usual provider.

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Read our how to guide for getting started with PressReader