Papers Past – Samoan newspapers released online

26 May 2015

The National Library of New Zealand (NLNZ) has recently added a number of Samoan newspapers on their Papers Past website. The papers described below have been digitised from microfilm at the State Library of New South Wales and are available for viewing at

Newspaper TitleDate range
Samoa Times and South Seas GazetteOct 1877-Aug 1881
Samoa Times and South Sea AdvertiserSep 1888-1896
Samoa Weekly HeraldNov 1892-1899
Samoanische Zeitung (becomes Samoa Times)Sep 1903-Dec 1920