FRC Reopening

The FRC reopened on Friday 3rd December. For the protection of visitors, volunteers and staff anyone wishing to enter the FRC will need: (1) to wear a mask; (2) to show a valid ‘My Vaccine Pass’ as proof of double-vaccination; (3) to scan in using the Covid tracer app and/or sign in manually at Reception; (4) to demonstrate social distancing (1m separation from others) once in the FRC; (5) to practice good hand sanitisation. For anyone unable to comply with the above, our remote services (e.g. Research Services) will now be fully functional from 3rd December.

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
March 2022 17 January 2022 24 January 2022
June 2022 10 April 2022 24 April 2022
September 2022 10 July 2022 24 July 2022
December 2022 10 October 2022 24 October 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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Email Accounts  to enquire about advertising in The New Zealand Genealogist

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.


  • March 2022 - First or Christian names as genealogical proof
  • June 2022 - Wellington province
  • September 2022 - Housing
  • December 2022 - Holidays
  • March 2023 - Accidents and disasters
  • June 2023 -Otago and Southland
  • September 2023 - Family 'archives'
  • December 2023 - Family recipes, baking, cooking

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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