Apperley, M., Cunningham, S. J., Keegan, T. T. & Witten, I. H. (2001). Niupepa: A historical newspaper collection. Communications of the ACM, 44(5), 86-87. This article is available online at the webpages of Communications of the ACM.
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Niupepa is a collection of 42 newspaper titles published in New Zealand from 1842-1933, comprising a total of 21,000 pages in 1,750 issues. This collection forms a unique historical record of the language of the indigenous Mãori people, the evolution of the written form of this language, and of events and developments during the formative colonial history of our country. Using the Greenstone software from the New Zealand Digital Library this collection is now publicly available with full-text search capability.
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