Branch Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, February to November inclusive, from 7.00 p.m. Note that for the winter months of June, July and August only, the meetings will be held on the third Saturday afternoons from 1.30pm. 
Meetings are held in the Meeting Room on the 1st Floor of the Invercargill Public Library, 50 Dee Street (central city), Invercargill.   Speakers/topics are arranged, and research facilities and assistance are available when the Resources Room is open (see Branch Resources window).  For non-Branch members there is a $3 door charge.  Visitors are always welcome.

warning Evening meetings starting time 7pm [because the Library doors close at 7pm.] except for the 3 winter months of June, July and August when meetings commence at 1.30pm.


(This is provisional, as it is subject to the availability of some speakers.)
TBC = to be confirmed.

All Wednesday meetings commence at 7.00pm.
All Saturday meetings commence at 1.30pm.
2017 :      
February Wednesday 15 February Introduction to British Archives [DVD]. [Convenor.]
March Wednesday 15 March Branch EGM.  Heritage Month. Local archives. [Programme in preparation.]
April Wednesday 19 April Military theme. [Speaker Bryce Horrell.]
May Wednesday 17 May Branch AGM.  Irish research. [Mary Stuart].
June Sunday 4 June NZSG AGM - 50th Anniversary. (Auckland.)  [NZSG President & Members].
  Saturday 17 June Certificates Collections copying.  [Roger Washbourn.]
July Saturday 15 July Rootstech video: Comparing the Big4 - Ancestry; FamilySearch; FMP; MyHeritage. [Roger Washbourn].
August Mon.-Fri. 7-11 August Family History Month. Lunchtime Seminars 11am-2pm. Topics - in preparation.
  Tuesday 15 August NZSG 50 Year Celebration.  From 12 noon. [Convenor.]
  Saturday 19 August Otago/Southland Timeline.  [Visiting speaker Heather Bray.]
September Wednesday 19 September Houses, Inhabitants and their History. [Programme in preparation.]
October Wednesday 18 October Library lock-in. [6-10pm. Details to be confirmed].
November Wednesday 16 November Review. Programme for 2017. Trivia Quiz & and Raffle. [Convenor.]

The branch's annual general meeting is held in May of each year. The papers from the 2015 AGM can be accessed in the Newsletters and Archives page.

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