Monthly Presentations

On the last Thursday of the month, the NZSG Education Portfolio are making presentations to provide information on and promote NZSG resources. You can join them live by checking out our Events Calendar for a link, or watch them here afterwards. These presentations are available to everyone, so let your friends know!

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In addition to these, we have a selection of other Video and Audio Presentations you might find interesting.

May 2024

NZSG Shipping Collection Project

The NZSG launched a new project to collect shipping records for New Zealand in May 2024. Sarah Hewitt and Melanie Middleton talk about the project and answer questions. Further information is on our NZSG Shipping Collection Project page.

March 2024

Get Involved!

Sarah Hewitt and Melanie Middleton give a tour through the "Get Involved" part of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists' website.

February 2024

Treasures In The Depths 2024

In our February 2024 presentation, Sarah Hewitt gives a guided tour through the NZSG's website, showing what is available to both members and non-members.

January 2024

In Case You Missed It 2023/24

In our January 2024 presentation, Sarah Hewitt talks about things NZSG put in place in 2023, and takes a sneak peak at what's coming up in 2024.

November 2023

Le Quesnoy Project with Christine Barbour

In our November 2023 presentation, Christine Barbour talks about the project she led to identify the soldiers who survived the Battle of Le Quesnoy on 4 November 1918. The information from this project is on the December 2023 Kiwi Collection update, as well as being contributed to the New Zealand Liberation Museum Te Arawhata at Le Quesnoy.

August 2023

Overseas Resources

In our August 2023 presentation, Robyn Williams shows us some of the resources available to members once their research takes them outside of New Zealand.

July 2023

Whakanuia te whanaungatanga: Using DNA test results to connect with whānau and whakapapa

In July 2023 and to celebrate Puanga Matariki, we welcomed NZSG member Elena Fowler. Her presentation entitled Whakanuia te whanaungatanga: Using DNA test results to connect with whānau and whakapapa is a great introduction to DNA.Elena has produced a number of more detailed presentations that you can find on her YouTube channel.

May 2023

Using DNA for Family History

In our May 2023 presentation, Sarah Hewitt presents a case study of how DNA can be used to help break down more distant brick walls in your family history.

March 2023

NZSG's Collections

In our March 2023 presentation, Sarah Hewitt talks about the many Collections that NZSG has available.

February 2023

Choosing Genealogical Software

In our February presentation, John Soppet from the Genealogical Computing Group talks about Choosing Genealogical Software. There is an accompanying handout on the Genealogical Computing Group page.

January 2023

In Case You Missed It

In our January presentation, Sarah Hewitt talks about things NZSG put in place in 2022, and takes a sneak peak at what's coming up in 2023.

November 2022

The NZSG's Kiwi Collection

In our November presentation, Sarah Hewitt gives an overview of the Kiwi Collection.

October 2022

Exploring With the Library Cat

In our October presentation, Robyn Williams gives an overview on using the NZSG Library Catalogue.

September 2022

Treasures in the Depths - the NZSG Website

In our first presentation, Megan Orme-Whitlock provides an overview of our website, highlighting resources available to non-members and the additional resources available to our members.



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