Newspapers and Clippings

We hold clippings mostly from these sources:

Otago Daily Times
The Mirror
Wanaka Sun
Southland Times
Central Otago News
The News - Lakes District & Central Otago
Mountain Scene - Jan 1982 to May 1983

The Lakesider – community newsletter of events by Ian McCrone from Dec 1991 – Sep 2003
Upper Clutha Messenger - Nov 1978-1998, 2002

SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION – the database is not searchable online. Please contact a UCHRS member for assistance.
Scrapbooks – contents of articles main headings are listed
Obituaries are listed by name

IAN McCRONE COLLECTION: an extensive collection covering 1980s to early 2000s.
This is an on-going UCHRS project currently being sorted and filed under the broad subject headings. Researchers would need to personally search the file of interest.

Topic headings
Alpine News – outwards Nov 1982-Dec 1996
Hawea, Luggate, Albert Town
Deer hunting, farming, Alpine Helicopters, Tim Wallis
Snow business, John Lee, Ski fields
Local Body Elections
Mt Aspiring National Park
Rabbits and Possums
Historical Articles, Houses, Families and Activities
Floods, Earthquakes and Civil Defence
Mining and Tanning
Clutha Hydro Dams
District Planning & related issues
Wanaka Ski fields & Access
Warren Cooper
Central Electric Ltd; Central Electric Power Trust
Wanaka & Districts Who’s Who 1985