Editor Notes 

Publication Dates & Copy Deadlines

Material submitted for possible inclusion in the magazine should be received by the Editor no later than the following dates:-


Publication Dates (1st week of) February April June           August October  December

Feature Articles 3 Nov 10 Jan 3 Mar 3 May 3 July 3 Sept

NZSG Content/Advert Booking 17 Nov 17 Jan 17 Mar 17 May 17 July 17 Sept




The Society's philosophy is to accept appropriate advertising that will be placed in the magazine as a service to its members. Such advertising shall be compatible with the aims and objectives of the Society and shall be in keeping with the theme of genealogy and family history. The Editor reserves the right to reject copy that is unsuitable in text or format. 

Email Accounts  to enquire about advertising in The New Zealand Genealogist


Submitting Articles for The New Zealand Genealogist

Would you like to be featured in "The New Zealand Genealogist"? We are looking for well written, genealogical articles with good illustrations and/or photos.Your submissions will be welcomed and appreciated. 

If you would like to make a submission please email Editor

Submissions should be provided in electronic form. Any graphics that are to be included with the article should be submitted at the same time. In the case of photographs we prefer they are sent as digital copies. Do not send originals in case of loss or damage.



April 2017 - Reading and writing – how did our ancestors learn? Did any become authors, editors? What written evidence did they leave behind?

June 2017 - The Western Front – greater than Gallipoli? Explore the experience and impact of New Zealand service personnel who served in France in 1916 and 1917.

August 2017 - Family History Month – NZSG 50th celebration

October 2017 - Glasgow, Belfast and Liverpool – 19th century cities of The Empire. What are your family connections with these great cities?

December 2017 - Census and census substitutes. How do you find more in census returns? What do you use when a census does not exist?

February 2018 - Medicine – ancestors working in medicine and health, impact of medical developments

April 2018 - Births

June 2018 - Taranaki and Whanganui

August 2018 - Family History Month 



Articles of any subject relevant to this magazine and which meet 
the submission criteria will be considered. We       
              especially seek how-to articles based around a source or subject which explains relevance, access and use. 


Service Section 

The Service Section of The New Zealand Genealogist contains sections for Contact Sought, Information Wanted, Information Offered, Reunion Notices, Trader. 

Readers are invited to submit concisely worded queries to the Editor of not more than 50 words (excluding submitter's name, address and membership number). Queries should be neatly written or typed, each entry on a separate sheet of paper. Do not abbreviate your enquiry. Initial mention of surnames must be in upper case. Your full name, address and membership number must be included with each query. 
This service is not available to non-members, although queries from people living overseas will be considered.

There is a $NZ5.00 charge, payable in advance.

Write to: 
The Editor 
The New Zealand Genealogist 

PO Box 14036
Auckland 1072
New Zealand.
Email: Editor