Wellington Independent

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The first issue of the Wellington Independent was published on 2 April 1845. For a time it was considered one of the best newspapers in New Zealand and it had considerable influence. However, it failed to grow in the 1860s and early 1870s and, despite changing from bi-weekly to tri-weekly publication, was replaced by the New Zealand Times in 1874.

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Region: Wellington

Also published as: New Zealand Times

Available online: 2 April 1845 - 30 June 1874 (3956 issues)

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