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 may be held on the third Saturday afternoons from 1.30pm. [This was a trial in 2017, and is to be reviewed for 2018.] 
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.
2018 :      
February Wednesday 21 February Old handwriting/Brick Walls. [Convenor.]
March Wednesday 21 March Cemetery Month. Funeral director/stonemason. [J Fraser and Sons.]
April Sunday 8 April Regional Meeting, Mosgiel. [11am-3pm].
  Wednesday 18 April Military theme. [Speaker TBA]
May Wednesday 16 May Branch AGM. Exploring PapersPast.  [Convenor].
June Sunday 3 June NZSG AGM -  Christchurch.  [NZSG President & Members].
  Saturday 16 June Childrens' Homes and Industrial Schools.  [Wendy Shaw and Mary Stuart.]
July Saturday 21 July National Archives in Wellington.  [Wendy Shaw.]
August Sunday 5 August Regional Meeting, Balclutha.  [11am-3pm.]
  Mon-Fri 6-10 August Family History Week.  Lunch-hour seminars. [Convenor, members and library staff.]
  Saturday 18 August Organising and printing your family history.  [Convenor.]
September Wednesday 19 September 1918 Influenza epidemic in Southland.  [Convenor; TBC.]
October Wednesday 17 October Webinar.  [TBC.]
November Wednesday 21 November Review; programme for 2019. Brick Wall workshop. BYO Supper. [Convenor.]
December Sunday 2 December Regional Meeting, Mosgiel.  [11am-3pm.]

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

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Updated 9/02/2018.