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.

NZ Genealogist Editor's Notes

Publication Dates and Copy Deadlines

Material submitted for possible inclusion in the magazine should be received by the Editor no later than the following dates:

Issue General Content/Feature Articles due NZSG Content due
December 2021 10 October 2021 24 October 2021
February 2022 10 December 2021 6 January 2022
April 2022 10 February 2022 24 February 2022


The Society's philosophy is to accept appropriate advertising that will be placed in the magazine as a service to its members. Such advertising shall be compatible with the aims and objectives of the Society and shall be in keeping with the theme of genealogy and family history. The Editor reserves the right to reject copy that is unsuitable in text or format.

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Submitting Articles for The New Zealand Genealogist

Would you like to be featured in The New Zealand Genealogist? We are looking for well written, genealogical articles with good illustrations and/or photos. Your submissions will be welcomed and appreciated.

Writing Articles for The New Zealand Genealogist
Information on writing an article for The New Zealand Genealogist

If you would like to make a submission please email Editor.

Submissions should be provided in electronic form. Any graphics that are to be included with the article should be submitted at the same time. In the case of photographs we prefer they are sent as digital copies. Do not send originals in case of loss or damage.


  • October 2021 - Island life
  • December 2021 - First or Christian names as genealogical proof
  • February 2022 - Accidents, tragedies and disasters
  • April 2022 - Food and family recipes
  • June 2022 - Wellington province
  • August 2022 - Family History Month
  • October 2022 - Housing - 85th anniversary of State houses
  • December 2022 - Holidays
  • February 2023 - Accidents
  • April 2023 - Asia
  • June 2023 - Wairarapa
  • August 2023 - Family History Month
  • October 2023 - Family 'archives'

General - Articles of any subject relevant to this journal which meet the submission criteria will be considered. We especially seek how-to articles based around a source or subject which explains relevance, access and use.

Service Section

The Service Section of The New Zealand Genealogist contains sections for Contact Sought, Information Wanted, Information Offered, Reunion Notices, Trader.

Readers are invited to submit concisely worded queries to the Editor of not more than 50 words (excluding submitter's name, address and membership number). Queries should be neatly written or typed, each entry on a separate sheet of paper. Do not abbreviate your enquiry. Initial mention of surnames must be in upper case. Your full name, address and membership number must be included with each query.

This service is not available to non-members, although queries from people living overseas will be considered.

There is a NZ$5.00 charge, payable in advance.

Write to:

The Editor
The New Zealand Genealogist
PO Box 14036
Auckland 1072
New Zealand

Email: Editor



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