The New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated was founded in 1967 and has over eight thousand current members, over 70 local branches, and a dozen Special Interest Groups mostly devoted to studying other parts of the world.

Office and Family Research Centre (open 30 hours per week) are at 159 Queens Road, Panmure, Auckland.


  • Cemetery records: cemeteries"at"
  • Church records:
  • School records (North Island):
  • School records (South Island): SchoolRecordsSI"at"


Its magazine, The New Zealand Genealogist, has won the occasional international award.

"One-off" publications include:

  • New Zealand Burial Locator (CD105, 2007) - over a million names, mostly New Zealand
  • NZSG Index (CD04N) - v.4 has 86 different record types with 5.8 million records (NB, version 5 out soon)
  • Regional Research Repositories In New Zealand (R01-R10)
  • New Zealand Marriages 1836-1956 (CD103) - about 1.7 million names of brides and grooms; principal purpose is matching brides and grooms
  • Hawera Star 1880-1982: Transcript of Births (M27) - 6 fiche, alpha-index, with separate maiden name index

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