Wellington Independent

The history of the Wellington Independent is interwoven with that of other early newspapers in the Capital, particularly the New Zealand Spectator and Cook’s Strait Guardian (1844-1865) and the New Zealand Gazette and Britannia Spectator (1839-1844).

Region: Wellington
Also published as: New Zealand Times
Available online: 3 January 1860 – 30 June 1874 (2706 issues)


9 November 1860 – Investigation at Patumahoe as to the Death of a Native

18 July 1863 – Important Proclamations Notice



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