Family Research Centre (FRC)

Level 1, 159 Queens Road
Auckland 1741

See the Find Us page for details on how to get to the FRC, including a map.

The Family Research Centre (FRC) is open to everyone seeking assistance with researching their family history.  It accommodates the national office of the Society, the NZSG Library, and is the venue for educational courses.

There is a team of experienced volunteers rostered on duty for each morning, afternoon and evening the Library is open. These volunteers have an accumulated wealth of knowledge and experience to help guide every visitor with their research. This provides a unique service.




Opening Hours

Auckland has now returned to COVID-19 Alert Level 1. However, even at Alert Level 1, there is still a risk of COVID-19 returning to the community. We will continue to maintain the safety protocols that we have outlined previously except we will replace the restrictions on group size with a 1 metre safe distance.

Monday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10am - 4pm / 4pm - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday CLOSED 

Regular Extra Library Sessions 

Friday nights: The Library is open from 4pm-10pm on the first Friday of the month, February-December.


Public Holidays

The Library is open on most Public Holidays - for confirmation of public holiday opening hours, please refer to our  News page.




$5.00 per daily session
$3.00 Wednesday evening session (4pm – 8pm)
$5.00 Friday evening session (4pm – 10pm)


$20.00 per daily or evening session. 

Printouts from computer and A4 copies from books:  20 cents per copy. 


Meeting Room and Equipment Hire

For hire rates and conditions of hire for the meeting room please contact the NZSG Manager.