Genealogy Classes

Genealogy at the library

Events and programmes cancelled until further notice.

Due to COVID-19 all Tauranga City Libraries are closed. We cancelled all children’s and adult programmes and events at the libraries from Monday, 23 March 2020.

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We Relate: Te Aukaha resources

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. 

Genealogy at the library

Need help with your genealogy research?

Call in at one of the Library Drop In Genealogy Help sessions hosted by local genealogy experts.

No booking necessary.

Bring along your laptop if you have one and any details you have already collected.

Tauranga Library

Second Friday of the month, except December and January

10am – 12noon

Nga Wahi Rangahau Collection, 1st floor, Tauranga Library



Joy: 07 575 5820

Morag: 022 185 3643

Papamoa Library

Fourth Friday of the month, except January

10am – 12 noon

Pāpāmoa Library



Kate McEwan (Convenor): or phone 07 939 7884

Rowena Sinclair: or phone 07 562 8839

Elinor Rawlings (Secretary): 

Betty Atkinson (DNA results help by appointment): or phone 0274 475 448 


Join a Local Genealogy Group

Genealogy @ The Mount

An informal group which meets on the first Wednesday of the month

Arataki Community Centre
Zambuck Way
Enquiries to Joy Edmonds on 07 575 5820 or Ken Read on 07 575 6260

New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Pāpāmoa Branch
Second Monday of the month, February – December

Pāpāmoa Library Community Centre, Tohora Room
Gravatt Road, Pāpāmoa

Enquiries to Kate McEwan on 07 929 7884 or email:

Related links

Genealogy assistance
National library family history research
New Zealand history genealogy links

Last Reviewed: 20/03/2020

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