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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 
                 Venue:      Waihi Cemetery
                 Date:        Friday 6th February
                 Time:        4.30pm, meet at the main entrance.
                 Cost:        Gold coin donation
                Guided by Robyn Ramsey and Harriet Taylor, Waihi Branch
                If raining it will be cancelled but information will be left at the library and the museum so people can do it in
                their own time.

Howick
:   Cemetery Ramble at Howick
Venue:      All Saints Church cemetery, cnr Selwyn Road and Cook Street, Howick
                and later Star of the Sea Moore Street, Howick
                Cost:        Free
                Time:       10 am to 11.30 am
                Date:        Friday, 6 February 2015
                Guided by Ros Palmer, Howick historian
                Supported by members of Howick Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Porirua
Cemetery Ramble at Pauatahanui Burial Ground
               Venue:      St Albans Church, Pauatahanui 
                
               Cost:        Free 
               
               Time:       2pm to 3pm 
               
               Date:        Friday, 6 February 2015
               
               Guided by Sharon Evans, NZSG member and local resident
               
               Supported by Porirua Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists
11th

Stratford Cemetery Ramble

               Venue: Pioneer Cemetery Regan St.
               Time 6.30pm or meet at Community House, 52 Juliet St at 7pm if it’s wet.
               Several members will talk about some of our pioneer families.
 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>>> 
 21st
Lower North Island Regional Meeting
Venue: Thompson House: 4 Kent Street, Levin
Time:   10.30am - 2pm
 
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