Genealogy Classes

Genealogy at the library

Please note: our Genealogy Assistance sessions will take place as scheduled under Alert Level 1. Sessions will not take place at Alert Level 2 or above.

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

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month, from

10am – 12noon

in Nga Wahi Rangahau Collection, 1st floor, Tauranga Library



Morag Hughson
Phone: 022 185 3643

Joy Edmonds
Phone: 07 575 5820

Papamoa Library

Fourth Friday of the month, except January

10am – 12 noon

Pāpāmoa Library



Betty Atkinson (DNA results help by appointment): or phone 027 4475 448


Join a Local Genealogy Group

Tauranga Genealogy Informal Group

Meets second Saturday of month, from 1.30pm at Brain Watkins House, Corner Cameron Road and Elizabeth Street

Contact: Janet on 07 576 8835

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 Karen Gabolinscy on 027 443 7738 or email:

Related links

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

Printable resources

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. 

Last Reviewed: 09/09/2021

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