Family History Month 2017

August is Family History Month.  Each week in the Wellington region there will be a number of events of interest to genealogists and others with an interest in New Zealand history and biography.

For the Family History Month August 2017 Calendar of Wellington Events, see

Saturday 5 August.  Family History Open Day

Whether you are experienced or just beginning your family history journey, there is sure to be something at our Wellington Family History Month Open Day for you.

Come along and hear one or more of our excellent speakers, who will be covering the basics along with some great tips and tricks to help you find those elusive ancestors.

Venue: Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Marsden Ave, Karori.

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Entry: $10 entry

Further info: Open Day Programme + Maps

Tuesday 15 August.  NZSG 50th Anniversary luncheon

You are warmly invited to join a very special celebration of NZSG's 50th Anniversary at a luncheon.

It will be a unique event, as the National Luncheon exemplifies the NZSG 50th theme: FROM THE PAST INTO THE FUTURE as all venues across the country will be linking into a live web-cast from Auckland featuring Robyn Williams, NZSG Chair and a guest speaker.

Venue: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, 147 The Terrace, Wellington.

Time: 12:00noon - 2:30pm

Entry: $40 per ticket.  RSVP by 1 August.

Further info: Luncheon invitation [PDF]    RSVP 1 August (form) [PDF]