Story: Waikato region

Waikato Times masthead

Waikato Times masthead

The Waikato Times is one of the longest-running newspapers in New Zealand, dating back to 1872. Reporting and commenting on regional as well as national events, it has played an important role in shaping local opinion.

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Reference: Waikato Times, 29 December 1883, p. 1

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Politics and social change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015