A Kiwi in search of her ancestral tribes

Research Day programme ~ 17th April

The programme is now out for the NZSG Palmerston North’s Research Day this coming Saturday at Kilwinning Lodge, Church Street. If you’re in the Lower North Island, you might like to pop along.

Programme for the day

9:30am Rooms open for research, morning tea available in foyer
11:00am Welcome: Rose Rohde, Convenor
Speaker : Deborah Shuker
Australia: Beginners Brief and Brick Wall Suggestions
Deborah asked for questions in advance and will provide up-to-date tailored advice
12:00pm Lunchtime, Tea and coffee in foyer, Hall research open
1:00pm Speaker: Gareth Winter
Skeletons in the cupboard
After long service with Wairarapa Archives, Gareth applies his accumulated skills to family research.
2:00pm Research advice and assistance continues to be available
4:00pm Closing

Entry is $5, tea and coffee provided, bring your own lunch.

Research Day flyer [PDF 199KB]


> Plaza Farmers Parking Building, entry from Ashley Street or Donnington Street – 2 hours $4, 6 hours $8, maximum $12

> Downtown Parking Building, 491 Main Street, opposite Courthouse – 2 hours $4.50, maximum charge Saturdays $5

> Church Street parking meters: $1/$1.50 per hour, no time restriction

> Free parking in Church Street beyond Victoria Avenue


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  1. Hi Maggie, how are you? I passed this on to a friend of mine (met her through the UTAS Diploma of Family History) who lives in Palmerston North.

    • Maggie

      Hi John, looking forward to getting to an in-person genealogy event! Hope your friend can make it 🙂

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