The local NZSG branches, Canterbury, Bishopdale, Riccarton and Waimakariri together with the Darfield Genealogy and Local History Group, wish to thank all those who attended the 2018 conference.  The conference was held over Queen’s Birthday Weekend, 1 - 4 June 2018 at Christchurch Boys’ High School, Straven Road, Christchurch.

We hope that everyone has left with new knowledge and a renewed researching vigour from listening to our incredible speakers - Maurice Gleeson, Janet Braund Few,  Lynne Blake,  Julia Bradshaw,  Fiona Brooker, Margaret Copland, Marie Hickey, Eileen Kennedy,  Fiona Lees,  Jenny Mayne, Susan McLean, Geraldene O'Reilly,  Michelle Patient, Geoffrey Rice, Linley Robinson,  Helen Smith, Edwina Swingler, Jane Teal,  Emerson Vandy, Christine Whybrew and Rae Wilson.  

We also hope that you all managed to have fun,  make new friends and to catch up with old acquaintances. 

We wish to thank the following sponsors for their generosity in supporting the NZSG Conference 2018:-  Christchurch NZ,  Mainland Foundation, Pub Charity Limited, The Lion Foundation,  Christchurch City Council, My Heritage and Ryman Healthcare.    

Thank you to all our Exhibitors.

We acknowledge the support our members have given to the conference by home hosting our overseas presenters.

We would like to extend a congratulations to all the prize winners!  

Most of all, we would like to thank all the volunteers who worked tirelessly to make the conference happen!  Thank you for your efforts and for contributing your skills and ideas!