New Zealand – What is available for family historians online.
June 3 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM AEST$20.00 – $30.00
New Zealand is our closest next door neighbour so to speak.
Many of our ancestors often either went to New Zealand and then to Australia or visa versa. (often said to be – Jumping the Ditch) Many other family members of the immigrants to Australia also went to New Zealand. Some like my own family just went there and stayed and not until we came to Australia to live was there any of my family members here.
If you are lucky enough to be able to take a Genealogical Research trip to New Zealand and be able to visit all the archives, libraries, cemeteries and places your ancestors records are held that is wonderful. But many of us are not able to do that, therefore we need to find as much as we can via using the Web to help with our research.
In this presentation, I will explain just what information, copies of certificates or documents that you can obtain all from sitting in front of a computer. Visit the many cemeteries to get the burial records and often a picture of the grave site as well. Do searches on the National Archives; National Library and newspapers to gather the information to help you build up a picture of your ancestor.
Learn just what is available for you to access.
Ailsa was born in Dunedin, Otago but also lived many years in the Wellington region. She has been compiling her family history since 1989 and personally owns a very large collection of New Zealand microfiche and books. In the 1990’s was accredited as a Record Agent by AAGRA specialising in New Zealand research for Australians. Though not doing professional research anymore, she is still very much involved with GSQ and still a very long term member of the NZSG. Within GSQ has volunteered to assist in many roles eg. Webcoordinator; TAG; Education Committee; as well as involved in the Scottish; DNA and FHTech SIG, and presenting the Monday morning and Wednesday evening Zooms. A member of SAG and assists with the New Zealand Interest Group.
Tickets will close at 3pm Friday 2nd June 2023
Link will be sent out after 4pm Friday 2nd June 2023
This event will be recorded and made available for those that have purchased tickets for the following month to view.