2017 Conference Exhibitors


Exhibition Stand No 1 & 2: FamilySearch


Make Connections,   Share a Memory,  Connect Generations,  Make Discoveries, Make a Difference,  My Family:  Stories That Bring Us Together.  


Exhibition Stand No 3:  Ancestry

Jason Reeve Ancestrys' content manager for New Zealand and Australia helping a member out.   There are many paths to finding your family story. Whichever way you choose—tracing your family generations back with a family tree or uncovering your ethnicity with AncestryDNA—we'll be here to help you.


Exhibition Stand No 4:  Stories Kept


Raymond Davey the founder of StoriesKept showing a member his site.  StoriesKept is an incredible tool that is extremely easy to use, that will help you write your story.  


Exhibition Stand No 5:  MENTIS Ltd

Mentis is owned by Norm Jager,   who is the NZ stockist of the incredible Flip-Pal a lightweight battery operated mobile scanner that allows you to easily scan and preserve photos,  memories, artwork,  school work, newspapers and even small objects like coins.   They have some incredible gadgets including Livescribe Smartpens,  Wacom Tablets,  Stylus and much more.


Exhibition Stand No 6: My Heritage

Explore the lives of your ancestors and discover your family's history.  Uncover your ethnic origins and find new relatives with our simple DNA test.  


Exhibition Stand No 7:  Beehive Books

Beehive Books is your One-Stop Genealogy Shop since 1973, they have an excellent array of books, hardware, software, maps, clinics, lectures, seminars and retreats.


Exhibition Stand No 8:   Unlock the Past

Unlock the Past is about promoting history, genealogy and heritage in Australia and New Zealand through a variety of media.  

Genealogy eBooks - www.gen-ebooks.com

Unlock the Past Cruises - www.unlockthepastcruises.com

Gould Genealogy & History - www.gould.com.au

Gould Digital - www.goulddigital.com

Archive Digital Books Australasia - www.archivedigitalbooks.com.au


Exhibition Stand No 9:   Auckland City Libraries and Online Cenotaph

Research centres, Sir George Grey Special Collections,  Local history,  Family history,  Collections,  Events and exhibitions,  Digital resources,  Heritage blogs,  Research guides,  Preservation, Oral history, WW100 First World War centenary - the list goes on and on.   A fabulous resource well worth tapping into. 


Exhibition Stand No 10:   Wales NZ Family History Society

Do you want to know more about your Welsh Ancestors?  Then get in touch with WANZ,  the Welsh Family History specialists.  WANZ has Extensive Resources, Research Days,  Regular E-journals to keep you abreast of new developments & encourage you to share your research stories.  

Exhibition Stand No 11:   NZ Army Museum Waiouru

The Kippenberger Military Archive & Research Library is one of the leading military research centres in New Zealand.   Whether tracing your family connections or researching New Zealand's military history the Army Museum provides a fantastic facility.

The Museum's Archive and Library collections are a national treasure and trace the history of the New Zealand Army from its early beginnings through to its current overseas operations



Exhibition Stand No 12:  NZDF Personnel Archives and Medals

The NZ Defence Force Personnel Archives and Medals provides information about how to apply for military service records and medals from NZDF Archives, what to expect from the files and where to go for further information.

Exhibition Stand No 13 & 14: New Zealand Society of Genealogists 


Exhibition Stand No 15:   DIA - Digital NZ - Papers Past

Papers Past is a collection of text items from NZ and the pacific that you can search or browse.  It contains millions of pages of material including newspapers, magazines, letters and parliamentary papers.

June 19th - Exhibition Stand No 16:   DIA - Alexander Turnbull Library

for research resources,  digitised collections,  family history events,  and advice on how to research & request there holdings.  

Exhibition Stand No 17:   DIA - Births, Deaths and Marriages

Online searches for historical and non-historical NZ births, deaths and marriages.  Printouts and certificates,  information on types of data collected for selected date ranges.  


Exhibition Stand No 18:  DIA - Archives New Zealand  

Research resources and advice on how to research & request archival holdings.


Exhibition Stand No 19:   Your DNA Guide

Diahan Southard is mastermind behind Your DNA Guide,   Diahan offers DNA Quick Guides,   Video Tutorials,  and personalised services via her web page.

Exhibition Stand No 20:   Memories In Time

Fiona Brooker is the creative mastermind behind Memories in Time, where you can create a beautiful family heirloom.