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Has Local History Week inspired you to look into your own family’s history?

Would you like to find out about your family history?

Come visit the 2nd floor of the Central Library and check out some of our resources, including Find My Past and Ancestry Library Edition. Or you can have a chat with our friendly volunteers from the New Zealand Society of Genealogists to assist you in researching your family history.

Click on the Genealogy Volunteers link to find out what days and times our volunteers are available.

Find My Past

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Find My Past

A family history and genealogy website containing over 550 million family history records.

A constantly updated family history and genealogy website containing over 550 million family history records. Available at the Central Library's second floor.

The link will only work if you use a library computer.

Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry Library Edition

A resource for family history researchers.

Enter names and places where your ancestors might have lived. View images of documents such as census records. Visit the Central Library and Community Libraries.

The link will only work if you use a library computer or a device connected through the library wi-fi.

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