Past Workshops & Presentations


We love to share the family history and digital scrapbooking addiction. Here's where we have been speaking.

A list of current Workshops and Presentations can be found here

2019

2 November: My People, My Place, My Story : Selwyn Libraries

  • Workshop: My Book: Altered Book Workshop [NEW]
  • Workshop: My Book: Digital Book Workshop [NEW]

17 October: My People, My Place, My Story : Selwyn Libraries

  • Presentation: My Story [NEW]

15 October: Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival 2019

  • Workshop: Past Encounters - Telling Our Stories [NEW]

14 October: Cracroft Friendship Club

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist

12 October: Family History Fun Day, Tūranga : Christchurch City Libraries

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

3 October: Halswell Friendship Club

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist

24 September: Society of Australian Genealogists

  • Webinar: Four Sources for New Zealand Family History [NEW]

29-31 August: DNA Down Under (Sydney, Australia): Unlock the Past

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

17 August: In Conjunction with Christchurch City Libraries

  • Host: Meet Cyndi: Creator of Cyndi's List and leading online genealogist - Cyndi Ingle.

 9-11 August: Auckland Family History Expo: Auckland Libraries

  • Presentation: Encounters - Tracing Our Immigrant Ancestors [NEW]
  • Presentation: DNA Explorer [NEW]
  • Presentation:  "Quick and Dirty" trees for DNA matches [NEW]
  • Presentation: The DNA Toolkit [NEW]

8 August: In Conjunction with Christchurch City Libraries

  • Host: Family History and the Media: Behind the scenes of Who Do You Think You Are? - Nick Barratt

 7 August: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • Webinar: Finding Families in New Zealand

11 July: NZSG Canterbury Branch

  • Presentation: Freenealogy 

5-6 July: Save Your Photos Workshop

9 May: Probus Club of Christchurch South West

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

8 April: New Brighton Friendship Club

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist

9 February: Dunedin Branch NZSG (All Day Seminar)

  • Presentation [New]: Finding Families  - United Kingdom.  
  • Presentation: Time Travelling Genealogist
  • Presentation: Are you the CMO of your Family
  • Presentation: Extra! Extra! Read all about it 

2018

15-20 October: Pirates of the Pedigree
Family History Expos

  • Presentation: Slow Down - Planning Your Research - Webinar

23 September: Canterbury Pilgrims and Early Settlers

  • Presentation: The Dash - Writing Our Stories

19 September: Researching Women - in conjunction with Heritage New Zealand

  • Presentation: Her Story - Researching Women

September: Suffrage 125 - Selwyn District Libraries

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA
  • Presentation: Freenealogy
  • Presentation: Slow Down - Planning Your Research

20 August: Woolston Friendship Club

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist

11-12 August: Auckland Family History Expo: Auckland Libraries

  • Presentation [New]: Getting the Vote
  • Presentation [New]: Freenealogy 
  • Presentation/Workshop [New]: Quick Tips - Microsoft Word & Excel 
  • Presentation: Across the Ditch

22 July: West Melton Probus

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

18 June: Christchurch Kit Cat Probus Club

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

1-4 June: Echoes of Our Past. 2018 NZSG AGM & Conference, Christchurch

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist

16 April:  Soroptimist International North Canterbury

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

12 April: Belfast Redwood Friendship Club

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA

9-12 March: Bridging the Past & Future. AFFHO Congress 2018, Sydney

  • Presentation: The Time Travelling Genealogist [New]
  • Presentation: Across the Ditch [New]

2017

31 October: U3A, North Canterbury

  • Presentation: The Magic of DNA [New]

26-27 August: Irish & Scottish Research Seminar, Darfield Genealogy and Local History Group

  • Presentation: Slow Down – Planning your Research

11-13 August: Auckland Family History Expo. Auckland Libraries

  • Presentation: Going Online
  • Presentation: Slow Down – Planning your Research [New]
  • Presentation: Beginning Your Family History
  • Workshop: Using the GRO Indexes

11 August: New Zealand Society of Genealogists

  • Workshop: Digital Scrapbooking 101 
  • Workshop: Digital Scrapbooking 102

10 August: NZSG Papakura Branch

  • Presentation: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

June: New Zealand Society of Genealogists Conference & AGM

  • Presentation: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
  • Presentation: Are You the CMO of Your Family?

12 April: NZSG Riccarton Branch

  • Workshop: Using the GRO Indexes
  • Workshop: Using the 1939 Register

2016

October: Australian Family History Expo

August: Auckland Family History Expo. Auckland Libraries

28 July: NZSG Bishopdale Branch

  • Presentation: Going Online [New]