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To contact the newspaper by post:
The New Zealand Herald
PO Box 32
Newstips 0800 HERALD (0800 437-253)
Hamilton Office: (07) 834-4824
News staff (09)373-6421
How to contact editorial staff (newstips, feedback about the newspaper)
Or for specific reporters:
At the bottom of an article written by a Herald editorial writer you will see a link in blue that says Email (name of the author). Click on that to send an email directly to the author.
Otherwise if you can't find the relevant author, click here and put in the subject line "Attention (name of author)".
Many stories from the Herald print edition since late 1998 are available among the stories on this website.
Use the Search function to search all of the news archives. This is
located in the top right hand corner of any site page. The headlines
and/or story text will not necessarily be exactly the same as in the
print edition, however. When your search returns some search results,
scroll down the bottom to find an advanced search option where you can
search for an exact phase.
Public Libraries: The past six months of the Herald print edition are held in paper form at the Auckland City Public Library. Previous editions (back to November 1863) are available on microfilm, at the Central Library, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland.
To use the Library's research centre: The centre is open from 9 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm Saturday to Sunday. The service to access back copies of the New Zealand Herald is free.
Other branches of the Auckland City Public Libraries hold print copies of the New Zealand Herald for a few weeks, if space is available.
Other public libraries around New Zealand hold back copies of the NZ Herald. Contact your local library to find out if they do.
New Zealand Herald reading room and back issues service: The New Zealand Herald has a reading room at 46 Albert Street, Auckland where newspapers from the past 12 months are available to be read at no charge. The reading room is open from 8am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday.
Back issues from the past 12 months can be purchased from the reading room (subject to availability) at their original cover price.
If you are not in Auckland, you can order back issues from the NZ Herald (subject to availability) at the following prices:
Monday-Friday editions: $6.70 including postage within New Zealand
Saturday edition: $7.90 including postage within New Zealand
Sunday edition: $7.70 including postage within New Zealand
Content: Why some newspaper stories are not also on our site
We try to publish as much of the newspaper on the site as we can. But sometimes we do not have the rights to a story. For instance, it could be a wire agency story, which forbids online publication.
All stories are displayed within one or several news sections on the site relevant to the story subject. The top current stories from these sections are also displayed on the site home page. Some of material that is not available includes:
- Any articles to which we do not have the electronic publishing rights
- Letters to the Editor
- Some special edition supplements and special reports
- Some photographs
- Some tables, charts and information graphics
- Newspaper Crosswords
You must not reproduce any part of our staff writers' materials on your website without seeking permission. We do not own copyright to work by certain freelance writers and news wire services. We have a flexible package that allows our partners to place certain content on their site. Pricing is dependent on the amount and type of content required. Please send your request to the editor
Submitting news tips or opinion pieces
We welcome your news tips or photos of a news event. Send them here or ring Newstips on 0800 HERALD (0800 437-253)
Where to buy the newspaper?
The Herald is sold at retailers throughout the North Island and in Christchurch. For details about postal subscriptions outside our circulation area, go here.
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