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Unlock the Past Seminar - Auckland

Event Information

  • 19 Nov 2011 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Auckland
  • New Zealand
Other Information
  • Cost: NZ$35 for full day, NZ$25 for half day

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A day of presentations on Scottish, Irish and other topics by Scottish and Australian family historians.

Saturday 19 November 2011 10am-4pm
Level 2, Whare Wānanga, Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street
BOOK NOW  to be sure of a place

Join international speakers Chris Paton, Rosemary Kopittke, and Shauna Hicks as well as Seonaid Lewis, Auckland Libraries’ family history librarian for a day of inspiration, knowledge and insights into the latest family history research.

You can also take a tour of Central Auckland Research Centre which holds one of the most comprehensive family history collections available in a public library in the Southern Hemisphere. 

10.15am - Chris Paton - Irish resources online
11.15am - Rosemary Kopittke - Findmypast
12noon - break (lunch or research in Central Auckland Research Centre)
12noon - Seonaid Lewis offers a tour of Central Auckland Research Centre
1pm - Chris Paton - Discover Scottish church records
1.45pm - Shauna Hicks - Google Your Family Tree
2.30pm - Break
3.45pm - Chris Paton - Discover Scottish land records

Click here for speaker biographies. Click here for presentation outlines (from the 2nd Unlock the Past History and Genealogy Cruise - for which the speakers are in Auckland)

Admission NZ$35 for full day, NZ$25 for half day 10am-1pm OR 1pm-4pm

This seminar is organised in association with Auckland Libraries and the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

CLICK HERE  to book.

Payment options:

  • Visa or Mastercard card preferred - online. This will be charged in AUD. When converted it will be close to the listed NZD fee, usually slightly below, but depends on the exchange rate on the day.
  • PayPal - online. You will receive an email with instructions on where to send the payment.
  • If you would like to pay by IMT (International Money Transfer) please contact us for instructions - alan@unlockthepast.com.au . Please note this will involve international transfer fees.
  • Cash on the day. We are unable to record a firm booking without payment, but we can record your interest in attending (if you do not wish to pay in advance) and advise you a few days before if there are still places available for payment at the seminar. Email - alan@unlockthepast.com.au