The Daily Southern Cross

The Southern Cross was started as a weekly paper in Auckland in 1843 by prominent businessman and aspiring politician, William Brown. It was one of the two early newspapers in Auckland that ran for any length of time, the other being its main rival, the New Zealander.

Region: Auckland
Also published as: Southern Cross, New Zealand Herald
Available online: 22 April 1843 – 30 December 1876 (6142 issues)

 

Visit The Daily Southern Cross – History for the origins and story of the paper.

Some of the articles reproduced for you are:

4 January 1867 – Drury: Resident Magistrates Court

30 December 1869 – Christmas Holidays at Wairoa and Patumahoe

24 February 1870 – Patumahoe: Rifle-Firing

10 January 1871 – Burglaries at Patumahoe

12 November 1872 – Mauku & Patumahoe School

27 October 1874 – Fire at Patumahoe

29 July 1875 –  Mauku & Patumahoe.  Presentation of address to Rev E R Otway

30 December 1875 – Franklin Election: Mr Lusk’s Requisition

 

 

 


Copyright guide