Fiji Times


The Fiji Times newspaper was first published Saturday 4th September 1869 in Levuka. It was originally published weekly, then twice weekly, and now a daily newspaper.

The following libraries/archives have copies of the Fiji Times on microfilm. Please visit each library’s website for access to the collection.

Not all libraries listed have the full collection. If you know of any library that holds the Fiji Times and isn’t listed, please let me know and I’ll update the list.


National Archives of Fiji (Suva)

The University of the South Pacific Library, Pacific Collection (Suva)


National Library of Australia (Canberra)

University of Adelaide Library (Adelaide)

State Library of South Australia (Adelaide)

University of Queensland Library, Fryer Library (Brisbane)

State Library of Queensland (Brisbane)

State Library of New South Wales (Sydney)

University of Newcastle, Auchmuty Library (Callaghan Campus)

State Library of Victoria (Melbourne)

New Zealand

Auckland Citiy Libraries, Central City Library

Massey University Library (Albany, Auckland)

University of Auckland (Auckland)

University of Otago Library (Dunedin)

National Library of New Zealand (Wellington)

United States

Library of Congress (Washington, DC)

University of California Los Angeles Library (Los Angeles)

University of California Santa Cruz Library (Santa Cruz)

California State Polytechnic University Library (Pomona)

University of Minnesota Library (Minneapolis)

University of Washington Library (Seattle)

United Kingdom

The British Library (London)


The Fiji Times is available online and updated daily: You can search the “Archives” for articles as far back as 2006.

Australia and New Zealand Reference Centre (ANZ Reference Centre) Database hosted by EBSCO From April 2003 – September 2010. This is a paid subscription. Check your local libraries catalogue to see if they subscribe to this database.

Original published on: June 26, 2010. Updated: January 15, 2015.

About Dulcie Stewart

#TeamFiji based in Brisbane. Artist/blogger/family historian.
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