Family History Month 2017

August is Family History Month and this year NZSG is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. At the New Plymouth branch, we have several events covering different aspects of genealogy and family history. Whether you are just starting, or you are an experienced genealogist, there is something here for you!

New Plymouth Programme:

Tuesday 1 August 2017, 7:30 pm: Genealogy workshop: bring your genealogy problems, brickwalls, successes and items of interest

Wednesday 9 August 2017, 10am to 4pm: Michelle Patient, DNA for genealogy research

Saturday 12 August 2017, 10am to 4pm: Open day, come along and we will help you track your ancestors

Tuesday 15 August 2017, 12 noon: NZSG 50th anniversary lunch

Tuesday 5 September 2017, 7:30pm: Branch meeting


Branch rooms:

The branch rooms are open at these times.
- Monday 10 am to 12:30 pm
- Wednesday 12 noon to 3 pm
- Saturday 10 am to 12 noon

New Plymouth Branch

This is the website of the New Plymouth branch of NZSG. Branch meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday each month, 7:30pm at the branch rooms. To contact our branch, please see the about page.

The branch subs for 2017/18 are now due and should be paid using the membership form. Click here for the form in pdf format. Please follow the payment instructions on the form.

The branch library catalogue has been updated. Click here to download as pdf.


Click here for our branch page of genealogy links.

Click here for Gail Riddell's presentation on DNA testing for genealogy, May 2016.

Click here for the notes page on keeping your computer safe.


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