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Mar 172024

The topic for our members only monthly short Zoom session for Monday 1st April (8pm) is “Speed up your NZ research”

Tired of fiddling with the from / to dates on the Historical BDM site to find the exact date on the certificate?
Want to speed up your searching of the main NZ records?
Have you checked out the Howison index sites yet?
Come along and share your tips, or just watch and listen as we explore.

Pre-registration is required. The link will be sent out with the covering email to the March newsletter.

If you’ve lose that, head over to http://www.kapitigen.org/programme/online-how-to/ and follow the instructions.

 17 March 2024  Posted by at 5:47 pm Uncategorized  No Responses »
Feb 242024

The topic for our members only monthly short Zoom session for Monday 4th March (8pm) is “DNA Q&A”

Bring along those burning questions you’ve been wanting to ask.

There’s no such thing as a silly question, someone else will be wondering the same.

Pre-registration is required. The link was sent out with the covering email to the February newsletter.

If you cannot find that, please use the Contact form instructions on the How to page

Online “How to…?”

 24 February 2024  Posted by at 12:03 pm Uncategorized ,  No Responses »
Apr 172023

Monday 1 May 2023 8pm online members only, 1 hour max session, free.
Pre-registration required.
The link to register will be sent in the covering email with your newsletter (if you lose it, use the Contact us form above, subject “How to”).

Topic: TheGenealogist, with special emphasis on their Map Explorer
We have TheGenealogist on our computers at the APFHC. Have you explored their map explorer?

 17 April 2023  Posted by at 3:06 pm Uncategorized ,  No Responses »
Nov 042022

Last Zoom session for the year:

Monday 7th November, 8pm for an hour max.

Topic: FamilySearch – finding people & merging duplicates
Share your tips and hints on how to find people and what to do / NOT to do when merging duplicates.

Members only. Free.

Pre-registration required.
The link was in the covering email with the Newsletter or go to the Contact Form above, selecting the topic “How to”.

You are welcome to register and attend to contribute your tips / questions, or to simply listen.

 4 November 2022  Posted by at 1:07 pm Uncategorized  No Responses »

Online “How to…?”


Short, monthly, members only, internet sessions February to November.

These short sessions, an hour max, are aimed at gaining practical experience of the topic in the comfort of your own home along the lines of:

Where / how / why / when / what /who  do/does I/we/you * do ….?

*with no apologies, but many thanks to Rudyard Kipling

Any difficulties encountered can usually be sorted using the screen sharing  facility offered.

Pre-registration is required, the link will be sent in the covering email for the monthly newsletter. Alternately, register your interest using the Contact Form above, entering “How to” as the subject.

The topic for each session will be announced in the newsletter, which is sent to all and available on our website at Newsletters

First Mon of the month, 8pm, Feb thru Nov, unless advertised otherwise.

If you haven’t used Zoom before please mention this in your registration request so we can get you connected.


 Posted by at 3:47 pm 23 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 282012

This post explains how to change the file behind an existing link, if you have edit privileges.

Go to the page concerned and select Edit in the footer



Position your cursor at the beginning of the link/file to be updated


Scroll up and select the Upload/Insert button


Find, and select, the replacement file from your computer


Click Upload

Adjust the title to what you want the link to read


Click the “Insert into Post” button at the bottom of the screen.

Highlight the old link and delete it.

When satisfied with the result, click the Publish button on the right of the screen


 28 June 2012  Posted by at 3:37 pm How to , ,  No Responses »