Workshops


Registration to our workshops is essential to ensure your spot.

You can register online by clicking on the name of the workshop

Or by post by downloading the Registration Form

Or in person at the FRC

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17FRC011 Using the 3 Ps ➔ Preparation ➔ Participation ➔  Preservation 3/4 (Country Forms). 

 

Sunday 3 September, 10.00am-1.30pm

Computer Workshop $20.00

Presenter: Jan Gow

 

This is the third in a series of four computer workshops, to gain the best benefit, try to attend all.  Please book for each workshop:   to organise getting ready to research, so you can do the research and share your research. So you can research efficiently and effectively and make use of small (and large) clumps of time. We will be using FORMS! We will look at existing forms and look at creating new forms for our individual purposes and creating electronic forms.  We will have hands-on Form-Filling and so spend much of the time using the Library computers.

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DNA and Family History - the newest genealogy record

Wednesday 27 September,  10.00-12.00noon

Classroom Workshop $15.00

Presenter:  Michelle Patient

Have you heard about DNA testing and wondered what it is all about?   Not sure how it might help your research?  Come along to this session to find out.  Michelle Patient will show how adding  DNA testing to your genealogy tool kit can benefit your family history research.

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Your DNA Results have arrived,  what now?

 

Wednesday 27 September,   1.00pm-3.00pm

 

Classroom Workshop $15.00

 

Presenter:  Michelle Patient

 

 

Have you had your DNA tested... and are not sure what all the information means or how best to gather the genealogy "evidence" it contains?   This session will include live demonstrations of the major testing sites and using steps to take to understand your results. 

 

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17FRC013 Beginning your Whakapapa Journey

Saturday 14 October, 10.00-12 noon

 Classroom Workshop $15.00 

Presenter:  Lorraine Rice

 

This workshop aims to give you the tools to begin your journey tracing your Maori Whakapapa. Bring along any information you already have so we can use that to show you where to search on the Internet to find more information for your iwi and whanau connections.

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17FRC012 Finding Family in New Zealand

 

Sunday, 22nd October,  10.00am - 1.30pm

 

Classroom Workshop $20.00

 

Presenter:  Robyn Williams

 

This workshop will explore the well-known websites in depth for researching in New Zealand as well as many lesser known websites. There are many ways of searching so you will also learn techniques for searching and getting the best results. This workshop will suit both beginners and those with some experience.

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17FRC014 Using the 3 Ps ➔ Preparation ➔ Participation ➔  Preservation 4/4 (Website Forms)

Sunday 29 October, 10.00am-1.30pm

 Computer Workshop $20.00

 Presenter: Jan Gow

 

This is the fourth in a series of four computer workshops, to gain the best benefit, try to attend all.  Please book for each workshop:   to organise getting ready to research, so you can do the research and share your research. So you can research efficiently and effectively and make use of small (and large) clumps of time. We will be using FORMS! We will look at existing forms and look at creating new forms for our individual purposes and creating electronic forms.  We will have hands-on Form-Filling and so spend much of the time using the Library computers.

 

 

15/08/2017