Workshops & Presentations



12 April: The Bones - England & Wales & The 1939 Register

7.30pm Workshop: New Zealand Society of Genealogists - Riccarton Branch
Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Road
This First part of this workshop will guide participants through the new online GRO indexes of Births and Deaths for England & Wales. The second part will look at the 1939 Register and how to make the most of it.

19 April: How to Research Your House
In Association with Heritage New Zealand

6.00pm Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Boardroom, 25 Canterbury Street, Lyttelton

Presenters from Heritage New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Christchurch City Council and local archivists will look at the various go-to sources, from land deeds to building and architectural plans, wills, photographs, old newspapers, correspondence files, QVs and rates records.

2-5 June: Looking Forward to the Past

New Zealand Society of Genealogists AGM & Conference
Alexandra Park, Greenlane West, Auckland

Sunday: Extra, Extra, Read All About It 
Newspapers all around the world are going digital. How can you use them to add to your family history?

Monday: Are You the CMO of Your Family
Looking at the digital world we are living in with a focus on digital images. How do you keep them organized and accessible? Come along to find out what a CMO is.



A full list of Workshops and Presentations can be downloaded from here

Workshops: These practical workshops are of varying lengths. Computer requirements are indicated. 

Presentations: Tailored for a 1 hour presentation slot with questions (unless otherwise indicated),  presentations are supported with handouts where appropriate.

Upcoming Topics: We are always working on new ideas and welcome your suggestions.

Research Weekend: Have you considered a research weekend? Based in Christchurch, Fiona is available to travel and any requests would be considered. Depending on travel requirements up to eight presentations can be covered in a weekend. Mix and match workshops and presentations.