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Auckland Family History Expo

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  • General Admission: $24.50 each ($22.00 + $2.50 fees)
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  • Fri 12 Aug 2022, 5:00pm–9:00pm
  • Sat 13 Aug 2022, 8:30am–6:00pm
  • Sun 14 Aug 2022, 8:30am–5:00pm


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Seonaid Harvey

*Auckland Family History Expo | Tāmaki Huinga Tātai Kōrero
Friday 12 August 5 pm to Sunday 14 August 5 pm

Come and see us for a weekend of family history and whakapapa at the Fickling Convention Centre.
546 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland.

Speakers: Judy Russell US (aka The Legal Genealogist), Mia Bennett UK, Shauna Hicks AU, Maggie Gaffney NZ, Fiona Brooker, Michelle Patient, Emerson Vandy and representatives from our favourite vendors: Ancestry, MyHeritage, FamilySearch, FamilyTree Maker, FIBIS, NZ Society of Genealogists, PapersPast and more.

Exhibitors: Alexander Turnbull/National Library of New Zealand/Papers Past; Ancestry; Auckland Libraries; Beehive Books / Hooked on Genealogy; FamilySearch; FamilyTree DNA; Family Tree Maker and Mentis; FamNet; FIBIS (Families of British India Society); Guild of One-Name Studies; Memories In Time; MyHeritage; National Army Museum (Kippenberger Research Library); New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc. and interest groups: English, Irish, Māori, Pacific Islands and Scottish; Wales – New Zealand Family History Society.

Raffles: $5 for 3 tickets. Prizes range from magazine subscriptions to subscriptions to family history websites and DNA kits!

Sponsors: Alexander Turnbull/National Library, AncestryAU, Auckland Libraries, FamilySearch, FamilyTree Maker, Genealogical Computing Group (an interest group of NZ Society of Genealogists), MyHeritage, New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Friday 12 August 5pm-8.30pm
Fickling Convention Centre, 546 Mount Albert Road, Auckland

Family History Expo opening reception for speakers, exhibitors, and the general public

Bookings: $22 a ticket, numbers limited, bookings essential.

Entry only by pre-paid booking. No door sales. No refunds (unless the event is cancelled). Tickets can be transferred in the event that you can't attend.

5pm: Refreshments and canapes, mix and mingle
6pm: Suffer the Little Children with Judy Russell, aka “The Legal Genealogist”
They were victims. They were heroes. They were lost. And they were found. Some lived and became our ancestors. Some died. Some are remembered vividly. And some are known to no one alive today. They are the littlest members of our family. They are the children. And from the mundane to the amazing, they all have stories we ― like our families’ genealogists ― must tell.
7pm: Family History Friday’s LIVE!
with Jason Reeve (Ancestry AU & NZ - platinum sponsor), Debra Carter (Ancestry ProGenealogists) and Talking Family History's Michelle Patient and Fiona Brooker
8pm: Q&A session and interactive discussion
8.30pm: Close

FREE ENTRY:- Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August
Full programme to come

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