Story: Northland region

The Northern Advocate

The Northern Advocate

The press has played an important part in the cultural development of Northland. The newspaper now known as the Northern Advocate was launched at Whāngārei in 1875. This photograph shows its busy offices, probably in the 1930s.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Creative life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015