Catalogue & Databases
Ashburton Public Library has recently moved to the Kotui system where we join many other New Zealand Libraries. The link to the catalogue is below.
Ashburton Guardian Index
The Ashburton Library holds the Ashburton Guardian from 1878 to the present day, mostly on microfilm. The newspaper archive is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2.00p.m. - 5.00p.m.
The card index to the Ashburton Guardian is being scanned to make it more widely accessible to researchers. The years 1878-1889 and 1920-1999 are currently available below. Users can select by years and letter of the alphabet. The index references items of Ashburton interest arranged under surnames, places, and subjects.