The Illustrated London News is now digital

The Illustrated London News is now available online! This newspaper ran for 150 years, with the first issue published in 1842. Whilst the newspaper was mainly focused on British events, there was coverage on British colonies, including New Zealand. Find out more about this digitisation project and the historical archive (1842-2003), available by subscription through Gale NewsVault.

You can also search for New Zealand content (covering the period from 1842-1902) for free using the online database, which has been produced by the University of Waikato. Find out more about the New Zealand content.