Hidden Histories - Jason Gunn

Beca Heritage Week 2016

As part of Beca Heritage Week 2016, Fiona's been tracing Jason Gunn from More FM. family history.

Check out the text to win competition on More FM's website. Thanks to Findmypast.com.au for giving us a World Subscription to give away as part of the prize.



We'll be posting information about what Jason found out each day about his family history on our Blog.

Day 1: First Things First - Getting Started

Day 2: The Bones Part 1 - New Zealand Civil Registration - Births, Deaths & Marriages

Day 3: The Bones Part 2 - Church Records - Baptisms, Marriages & Burials

Day 4: Extra, Extra, Read All About It - Researching in Newspapers

Day 5: All in a Day's Work - Tracing our Ancestors Occupations

Day 6: Death & Dying - What clues do they leave behind?

Day 7: Getting Here - Immigration Records

Day 8: Serving Our Country - How to Research your World War I Ancestor

Day 9: Beyond Our Shores - Researching Outside of New Zealand

Day 10: Sharing Our Stories


In the mean time why not have a look at how to Start Your Family History. There's forms that you can download and some helpful tips to get you started. 

We're also involved in two of the Heritage Week events:


Quick Fire: Hidden HistoriesResearch Your House workshop

More details on these events are found on our Workshops and Presentations page or by clicking on the images above. 


If you'd like to have a go yourself, Fiona's tutoring a one day "Hidden Histories, Starting Your Family History" course on Saturday 22 October at Risingholme Community Centre. You can find more details HERE.

If you'd like to find out more, but your not sure about tracing your family tree by yourself, then have a look at our Research Services


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