The New Zealand Observer was one of a number of illustrated weekly newspapers popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was first published in Auckland in 1880 and continued, with name changes, until November 1954.

Region: Auckland
Also published as: The New Zealand Observer and Free lance, An Illustrated Journal of Interesting and Amusing Literature; N.Z. Observer and Free Lance; Observer and Free Lance
Available online: 18 September 1880 – 25 December 1909 (1363 issues)


3 February 1883 – Mauku The old beau is getting quieter…
12 January 1895 – Mauku A concert was held in Patumahoe Hall
22 July 1893 – Mauku ….Mauku Musical Society…
7 May 1898 – Patumahoe… farewell to J Russell




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