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Jan 142021

Our 2021/22 financial year starts 1st April 2021.

New members should go to our Membership page and either apply online, or download and complete the application form available on that page.
New members joining Jan thru March automatically receive membership for the coming finanical year.

Subscriptions remain at $25 for the year.

Those wishing to renew their membership may pay by internet banking to our bank account

BNZ 02- 0591-0040791-000

Please put your surname/membership number in the fields available so that your payment can be identified.

If you also belong to the NZ Society of Genealogists, please also provide your NZSG number

Allow time for the new (blue) card to be delivered.

The 2020/21 cream card will ceases to be valid for accessing our resources at the APFHC at the end of May 2021.

 14 January 2021  Posted by at 1:40 pm Uncategorized ,  No Responses »
Sep 032020

Members only “How to” online session this Saturday – Using Zoom.
2pm for 45 mins max.
Registration required.

Please use the Contact Us  above to register, and advise what device you intend using.

We will try to get you started by whatever means needed!

This is the first of an intended monthly set of online members only “how to…” sessions using Zoom.

 3 September 2020  Posted by at 8:31 pm Uncategorized ,  No Responses »
Jun 172020

Weekly Wednesday am help sessions resume 17th Jun 2020*

Monthly evening and day meetings also resume in June, see newsletter for more details.

  • Evening meeting venue for June 23rd is the Coast Community Church, 57 Hinemoa St, Paraparaumu,
    usual time

Click to enlarge Google satellite view

  • Day meeting resumes June 24th, usual venue Waikanae Baptist Church Cafe, 286 Te Moana Rd, Waikanae
    usual time

Online tree/software sessions resume Jun 27th, at the Paraparaumu Library – this session is on the FamilySearch tree.

* Bev would love to hear from you if you would like to learn more about our facilities and help others with their research.
Being on the Wed help roster is a great learning experience. (Use the Contact Us link above )

 17 June 2020  Posted by at 1:53 pm Uncategorized No Responses »
May 202020

Scroll down for nomination forms for both officer and committee positions.

Kapiti Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists


to be held on Tuesday 28 Jul 2020

at 7.30pm

Kapiti Community Centre, Pohutakawa Room


1. Apologies
2. Confirm 2019 AGM Minutes
3. Business arising from the Minutes
4. Annual Report for the period 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2020
5. Financial Report for the period 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2020
6. Appointment of Auditor
7. Election of Officers and Committee **
9. General Business
9.1. Motion:
That Kapiti Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists, having previously adopted as its own rules the rules of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc., now adopts the subsequent partial amendment to those rules as registered on 29 April 2020.

Nominations are called for a minimum of five nominees for Committee including the positions of Convenor, Secretary and Treasurer.

The Nominees for all positions must be current financial members of the Kapiti Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists and the positions of Convenor, Secretary and Treasurer must be current financial members of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

NB as a Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists we are governed by their rules, which may be found here on their website.

Nomination Form for Officer (Convenor, Secretary, Treasurer)

Nomination Form for Committee

The 2019 minutes to be confirmed are available to logged in members under Communications > AGM

 20 May 2020  Posted by at 1:42 pm Uncategorized  No Responses »
May 112020

We are going virtual for our May meeting, same date, same time as scheduled (1:30 for 2-4pm this coming Saturday 16th May) but at your place.

Instructions for joining the meeting online have been sent out to those on our mailing list.

There may be space available for others interested in learning about RootsMagic and how it can help them get and keep organised with their family history, or in learning more about some of the tricks of the trade in using it effectively.

If interested, space permitting, please request an invite via the contact instructions on our RootsMagic page.



RootsMagic group coordinator

 11 May 2020  Posted by at 4:28 pm Uncategorized  No Responses »