Research guides

Tips for using Index Auckland

Index Auckland is primarily an index to newspaper articles taken from suburban papers that focus on the local community, its people, and places up to the present day.

  • Click on Digital Library
  • Search for the eResource Index Auckland
  • A simple way to search is to type a keyword, phrase or name in the Quick Keyword Search
  • If you want to do a more specific search, fill in one or more of the fields for the Advanced Search option


Screenshot showing the search box from Index Auckland

This search results in seventeen references to Jacob’s Ladder, the staircase from St Marys Bay to Fanshawe Street, including an early sketch from 1852 and references to the new staircase opening in 2011.

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