FRC Closure

The FRC is closed until at least midnight Monday 4 October because of the COVID-19 Level 3 Lockdown in Auckland. There will also be no Research Services available during this time.

Benefits of NZSG Membership

  • Access to the Member Only section of our website, including Library Catalogue, Services and Resources
  • Receive our award winning bi-monthly journal “The New Zealand Genealogist” plus access to previous years’ issues online
  • Receive regular e-KIT newsletters keeping members abreast of news and developments
  • Enjoy free access to Discovery (UK National Archives) and Gale Newspaper Collection including British newspapers from 17th Century and US from 19th Century
  • Access to a nationwide network of Branches and Interest Groups
  • Discounted access to the Family Research Centre (FRC) Library which has a collection of some 63,526 resources including Books, Maps, Microfiche, CD/DVD’s, Databases
  • Access to FRC Library volunteers for one-on-one assistance with your research
  • Access to FRC Library databases and pay-to-view sites including Ancestry, British Library Newspapers, Cornwall FHS Research Database, Deceased Online, Family Relatives, Findmypast, Quick Map – NZ Land Information, Scotland’s People, The Genealogist
  • Borrow from the Library in person (NZ residents only) up to four books/booklets at any one time for up to four weeks. Joint Members can borrow up to eight books.
  • A postal borrowing service for those who cannot visit the Library
  • Ability to request look-ups by Research Service for those who cannot visit
  • Read films from home by accessing our remote film reader
  • Join a Members Mailing List (Mem-List), a private forum for members to support each other and ask questions
  • Access Member Only Record Collections such as Certificate, First Families, Pedigree, Pre-1856 Marriage, NZ Illegitimacy and others
  • Access to our Member Only Kiwi Collection, a consolidation of indexes and/or transcriptions donated by individual members, Branches and Interest groups nationwide. It is also the publication medium for National Projects such as Schools and Funerary Records. This resource currently holds up to 11 million records.
  • Access educational resources such as DNA Bootcamps produced by Hack Genealogy
  • Ability to download a series of Gen-Guides about Member Services and Resources

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