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New Zealand Cemeteries Heritage Week: 2 February 2015 – 6 February 2015
As discussed in the last eKIT 21 January 2015, here is the full programme for this exciting week!

Please note that bookings are required for the sessions at the Auckland City Library.
To secure your place, please contact the Central Auckland Research Centre on 09 307 7771.
 2nd
Topic: The Official Launch - the background and development of the NZSG Cemetery collection from 1967 until 2015.
Venue: FRC 159 Queens Rd Panmure Auckland
Cost: Free
Time:  10:30 – 11:30am
Speakers: Ben Mercer (Ancestry.com)
                  Gay Williams President, Diane Wilson Vice President  (The New Zealand Society of Genealogists)
 3rd
Topic: Far-flung resting places: The shipwreck cemeteries
Venue:  Central City Library, Level 2, Whare Wānanga
Cost: Free
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Speakers: Michael Wynd (Royal New Zealand Naval Museum)
                  Ben Mercer (Ancestry.com)
                  Gay Williams (New Zealand Society of Genealogists)
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
Topic: The Hawke’s Bay Earthquake and other New Zealand disasters: Individual stories from the burial records
Speakers:   Ben Mercer (Ancestry.com)
                  Gay Williams (New Zealand Society of Genealogists)
 4th
Topic: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: 8000 lost in nationwide tragedy
Venue:  Central City Library, Level 2, Whare Wānanga
Cost: Free
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
Speakers:  Ben Mercer (Ancestry.com)
                  Gay Williams (New Zealand Society of Genealogists)
5th

Topic:  Locating your ancestors through the burial records

Venue:  Central City Library, Level 2, Whare Wānanga
Cost: Free
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Speakers:  David Verran (Central Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries)
                   Ben Mercer (Ancestry.com)
                   Gay Williams, Diane Wilson (The New Zealand Society of Genealogists)
6th

Cemetery Rambles

Guided Cemetery Rambles have been organised at several localities across New Zealand.    
For information and bookings contact:
Waihi 
Howick  
Stratford
Porirua
 14th
NZSG Franklin
Franklin History Open Day
Brochure and map with information is now on the Frankiln Events page interest in this even is building read more>>>
For more details and to register go to the Franklin Events page>>> 
 
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