Inside History magazine is proud to be supporting the New Zealand Family History fair and can't wait to visit Hamilton next week!
The New Zealand Family History Fair 2011 is at the Claudelands Events Centre in Hamilton. Exhibitors, seminars, New Zealand Society of Genealogists branches and interest groups, help desks and look-up services will all be returning along with an internet cafe, where you can try out some of the key websites focused on researching your Whakapapa.The recently revamped centre has plenty of free parking and there will be a cafe and coffee cart open throughout the show, if you prefer not to bring your own food and refreshments.
2011 is the International Year of the Forest, so the Fair will focus on Growing and Conserving your Family Tree.
National bodies such as NZBDM and Papers Past will be present, as will the international organization FamilySearch, regional groups such as the Central Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries and commercial entities such as findmypast.com.au, Ancestry.com.au, Guild of One-Name Studies, Unlock the Past.
Where: Claudelands Events Centre
Address: 2 Brooklyn Road, Hamilton
When: Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August, 2011
Parking: Free, enter through Gate 4
Tickets: Available through Ticketek
To find out more about the fair, go to the New Zealand Family History Fair site or follow the fair on Facebook and twitter for updates. The NZFHF team have also answered FAQs on their site. See you there!