Researching your family tree and don’t know where else to look to find missing ancestors? Bring any information you have and let our experienced genealogist help.
Drop In Clinics at Tauranga Library
3rd Friday of the month: 1.30pm – 4pm (except August, no booking required)
On call help at Tauranga Library
Give one of our genealogists a call to negotiate a time that suits.
- Olive: 543 0382
- Joy: 575 5820
- Morag: 022 185 3643
Drop In Clinics at Papamoa Library
4th Friday of the month: 10am – 12noon (except December, no booking required)
Tauranga City libraries offer genealogy classes and events throughout the year. August is Family History Month at Tauranga City libraries. Be on the lookout for our programmes closer to the date.
- A Night of History the annual library lock-in
- Lest We Forget an introduction to recording oral history
- The Speaker Series a collection of lunchtime talks from some of Tauranga’s most expert researchers.
Genealogy Support Groups at Tauranga & Greerton library
Learn to use family history resources at our genealogy support groups with guidance from our genealogy experts.
Meetings consist of a brief demonstration followed by plenty of time to do your own research assisted by experienced genealogists.
When: 2nd Friday of the month
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Tauranga library learning centre and Greerton Library Meeting room on alternate months.
Tauranga: April, June
To register: Phone 07 577 7085 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join a genealogy group
New Zealand Society of Genealogists
9.30am on the second Monday, February - December
Papamoa library community centre, Tohora Room
Enquiries to Betty Atkinson
Phone: 07 542 0777
Email: NZSG Papamoa
Genealogy @ the Mount
Informal group meets on the first Wednesday of each month
10.00am – 12.00pm
Arataki Community Centre
Enquiries to Joy Edmunds 07 575 5820 or Ken Read 07 575 6260
Tauranga genealogy group
An informal group meeting on the third Wednesday of each month
8 Cornwall Street
National library family history research
New Zealand history genealogy links
Last Reviewed: 10/01/2018