Auckland Council Libraries: Auckland Family History Expo 2024

Auckland Family History Expo 2024

Tāmaki Huinga Tātai Kōrero

Auckland Council Libraries and the Genealogical Computing Group  (an interest group of the NZ Society of Genealogists) proudly present a weekend-long event covering a wide range of topics on researching genealogy and family history.

2024 is the tenth anniversary of our first Expo and we plan to make it an extra special one in celebration.

Join us on Friday 9 August to Sunday 11 August 2024 at the Fickling Convention Centre , 546 Mt Albert Rd, Three Kings.

  • Friday 9 August 2024: Opening event $25 per person to cover catering expenses.
  • Saturday 10 August 2024: Free entrance for all.
  • Sunday 11 August 2024: Free entrance for all.

Take advantage of our free seminars, from beginner to advanced, computer-based tutorials, ask-an-expert sessions and research assistance on Saturday 10 August and Sunday 11 August. No booking required. Bring your laptops to take full advantage of the workshops and tutorials.

Speakers and sessions

For the first time since pre-COVID-19, we plan to invite our international speakers to appear in person at the Expo. 

We are seeking expressions of interest from potential speakers for next year. 

For more information, email:

Venue information

Fickling Convention Centre is adjacent to Three Kings Reserve and has some on-street parking on Mt Albert Rd and in side streets. If you are able-bodied we suggest public transport or street parking in surrounding streets. This multi-functional venue is wheelchair-friendly and has accessible toilets.

Over the weekend there will be a coffee van with snacks onsite. There are a couple of cafes and a supermarket nearby, but you may wish to bring a packed lunch with you.

Raffles: Three tickets for $5 – prizes include subscriptions to your favourite genealogy websites, DNA kits, magazine subscriptions, membership fees, and research tools and services.

Would you like to sponsor or donate raffle prizes?

The Auckland Family History Expo committee is calling for expressions of interest from potential sponsors, raffle donors, exhibitors and speakers.

Please contact us if you want to support our Expo. Email the Auckland Family History Expo committee:

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2023 Auckland Family History Expo.

Platinum sponsor: Ancestry 

Gold sponsors: FamilyTree Maker , Genealogical Computing Group  and Auckland Council Libraries

Other sponsors: NZ Society of Genealogists , Family Tree DNA , MyHeritage , FamilyTree UK magazine (FamilyTree Plus) , IHGS (The School of Family History) 

Auckland Council Libraries:Auckland Family History Expo 2024 Auckland Council Libraries and the Genealogical Computing Group proudly present a weekend-long event about researching genealogy and family history.