The Southern Regional News Index indexes articles from local newspapers and other sources dating back to 1993, with selected information from 1851 onwards. Subjects covered primarily relate to Dunedin, Otago and Southland events and people. Newspapers comprehensively indexed include Otago Daily Times, Otago Witness, Evening Star, Taieri Herald, Star (Dunedin), Queenstown Courier, Southern Rural Life, and other local community newspapers. A number of magazines are also indexed selectively for regional content. There are 259,430 records in this index.