Need help filling in the blanks? Genealogy help is available on the 3rd Friday of each month from 1:30 to 4pm at Tauranga Library. No booking required.
Tauranga City libraries offer genealogy classes and events throughout the year. The New Zealand Society of Genealogy groups meet throughout Tauranga every month. August is Family History Month at Tauranga City libraries. Be on the look 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 classes at Tauranga City library
Learn to use family history resources at our genealogy classes with support and guidance from our genealogy experts.
Classes 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 - 11.00am
Location: Tauranga library learning centre
May: Introduction to Find my Past
June: Researching with Newspapers
To enrol: Phone 07 577 7085 or email email@example.com
Join a genealogy group
New Zealand Society of Genealogists
Enquiries to Heather McLean
Phone 07 578 1689
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
An informal group meeting on the first Wednesday of each month
10.00am - 12.00pm
St Andrew's Church on Dee Street
Enquiries to Glenis
Phone: 07 575 0626
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: 20/04/2017