All Auckland Libraries will be open from Tuesday 2 June (after Queen's Birthday weekend).
Auckland Family History Expo 2019 welcomes international and local guest speakers who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in researching genealogy.
Dr Nick Barratt is an author, broadcaster, and historian best known for BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? He is an honorary associate professor of public history at the University of Nottingham, director for the University of London’s Senate House Library, and a teaching fellow at the University of Dundee. Currently, he is the President of the Federation of Family History Societies and sits on the Executive Committee of the Community Archives and Heritage Group.
Listen to New Zealand genealogist Jan Gow QSM FSG interview keynote speaker Dr Nick Barratt.
Cyndi Ingle is the creator behind the award-winning CyndisList.com, a free categorized list of more than 336,000 links for genealogical research. A genealogist for more than 39 years, Cyndi has also specialised in bringing together traditional methodology with modern technology. She is the recipient of the 2018 Society of Genealogists Prince Michael of Kent Award, the 2016 National Genealogical Society President's Citation, and many other awards and honours. She is an internationally-known guest lecturer, and has authored numerous articles and three books.
Raymon Naisbitt, graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Minors in History and International Studies. He served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Genealogical Association, and as a Commissioner for the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen), accredited in England research. Raymon has worked as a consultant, instructor, trainer and manager at the Family History Library and currently manages the Professional Services team.
Listen to New Zealand genealogist Jan Gow QSM FSG interview Raymon Naisbitt.
Andy Fenton (NZ Micrographics ) is the CEO and co-founder of New Zealand Micrographic Services Ltd and Desktop Imaging Ltd. Andy has arguably overseen more digitisation projects than any other Kiwi. Today he is a member of Standards NZ’s International Review Group IT-021. He is particularly motivated to ensure smaller institutions have equal access to knowledge about Digitisation and Records’ standards, and how to engage effectively online with cultural heritage collections.
Fiona has served as both President and Treasurer of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists (NZSG) and has worked with local branches, including convening the 2008 and 2018 national conferences. She holds a Higher Certificate in Genealogy from the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies. She began her company
Memories in Time from a desire to help others trace their family history. She has helped people get started; get through roadblocks; get organised and find heirs to estates.