Celebrating 50 Years of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Alexandra Park, Greenlane West, Auckland 

Queens Birthday Weekend 2-5 June 2017 


The Conference organisers are looking forward to meeting you all and hope you will support this event.

All are welcome to attend and prices do not vary for members over non-members

Below is important information you need to know when registering for Conference so please read on...





Alexandra Park Function Centre Parking


On Friday 2 June Alexandra Park will be holding a Trotting Night, so parking could be at a premium. 

The conference starts with a fun night on Friday with dinner and entertainment with a “Trotting Flavour”. There will be the facility for those who wish to place bets, this is purely optional. 

There will be plenty of parking for the rest of the weekend. All parking is free.

Campervans, if you wish to stay in your campervan, you may park a campervan in the car-park Saturday-Monday but not on Friday evening. It must be certified self contained (no power available).


Conference Centre


The conference will be held on two floors of the venue and dinners at the Top of the Park on Saturday and Sunday evenings. There are escalators and lifts to all floors with toilets on all floors.


Conference Programme


There are two streams of lectures with plenary sessions except Saturday when there are three. 


The Full Programme HERE


The Trade Display Exhibitions will be in the Lyell Creek Lounge and morning and afternoon teas will be served there.

There will be plenty of seating available. 


Lunches are not included in the Registration Fee. There is an excellent coffee shop/ restaurant on the Ground Floor and a coffee shop will also be set up in Lyell Creek Lounge.  There is a wide variety of food at modest prices.  Anyone with dietary requirements may prefer to bring their own lunch.  




Download a list of motels in the vicinity by clicking HERE

Please make your own arrangements for accommodation.


Reasons why you may want to attend the NZSG Conference 2017


Programme carefully planned to give best value for money while keeping costs to a minimum

Concentrate on hearing papers that assist your genealogical research - a choice between two

   concurrent presentations per session

Conference includes an Exhibition Hall with stands manned by the experts

Help to celebrate 50 years of the NZSG as a national organisation

Come and enjoy a weekend of comradeship with fellow genealogists from around NZ and beyond.


Family Research Centre Opening Hours during Conference 

The Family Research Centre is extending it's hours during Conference

Check them out HERE



If you have any queries please contact the organisers,  Vivienne Parker conference2017@genealogy.org.nz