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University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services index to Broadsheet

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2023/10

Content Description

Index to the New Zealand feminist magazine Broadsheet created by University of Auckland Library staff. The index comprises an index of articles by author and a subject index.


  • 1970s to 1990s


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted.

Biographical / Historical

Broadsheet,New Zealand’s feminist magazine, was produced in Auckland from 1972 to 1997 by the Broadsheet Collective. Topics covered include politics, class, sexuality, abortion, the arts and Māori sovereignty. The magazine was very influential in advancing social and political ideas, and is an important source for the social history of the period.

The magazine was digitised by the University of Auckland’s Libraries and Learning Services in 2017 and is available online.


0.6 metres (Six file boxes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to Special Collections in the early 2000s.

Related Materials

The records of the Broadsheet Collective are located in the Manuscripts Collection (ref. NZMS 596),Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Central Library.

Inventory of the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services index to Broadsheet
Katherine Pawley
March 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand