The Benefits of an NZSG Membership


  • Receive our award winning bi-monthly journal "The New Zealand Genealogist" plus access to previous years issues online.

  • Free access to digital records on Discovery at The UK National Archives and Gale Newspapers. 

  • Branches and Interest Groups.

  • Family Research Centre (FRC) - houses the NZSG Library,  where Volunteers are on duty to assist you.

  • Borrow from the library (NZ residents only) up to 4 books and booklets at any one time,  for up to 3 weeks.

  • Research Service - for those unable to visit the FRC in Panmure, Auckland.

  • The Members' Mailing List (Memlist) is a private forum for members to discuss NZSG activities, to put forward ideas and opinions and to make genealogical requests.

  • Access to the NZSG Record Collections:-  Certificate Collection,  First Families Collection,  Pedigree Collection,  Pre-1856 Marriage Records Collection

  • Purchase the Members Only NZSG Kiwi Collections V2 USB 

  • In the FRC there are 17 computers connected to the Internet available for you to use to research your family.  Some of the websites and databases available are:-Ancestry, British Library Newspapers,  Cornwall FHS Research Database,  Deceased Online,   Family Relatives, FamilySearch,  Findmypast,  New Zealand Illegitimacy Records, Quick Map - NZ Land Information,  Scotlands People,  The Genealogist. 

  • Film Readers - to read films ordered into the FRC from FamilySearch,  or from Interloan Libraries.

  • A Remote film reader,  is available for those who cannot visit the FRC,  the film you have ordered into the FRC can be read on your computer at home.  



and if you are already a Member Click HERE  for links and codes