Mission Statement

 To provide educational opportunities and research resources for the development of knowledge, skills and practice in family history,

genealogy and whakapapa for members and the wider community.



Objectives of the NZSG

To promote the study of family histories,  whakapapa,  genealogies and kindred subjects to the New Zealand public. 

To advance the education of the New Zealand public in the study of family histories,  whakapapa,  genealogies and kindred subjects.

To provide assistance for people wishing to compile family histories from sources in New Zealand and overseas.

To set up and operate a library of genealogies and related books and documents to encourage the preservation of records having a genealogical or historical value. 

To encourage accurate and scholarly research into the histories of New Zealand families and from time to time publish the results. 

To accept copies of family histories and whakapapa for the purposes of research. 

To  foster awareness of family links and knowledge of heritage.

To do all such other lawful acts and things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them. 


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