Canterbury Genealogy

Welcome to the website of the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.

About the Branch

The Canterbury Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists was started in 1967, and has experienced members willing to help you and give advice on your research.

Meetings are held twice a month from February-November on the second Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm, and the third Thursday of the month at 9.45 am.

We are located in the Parkview Community Lounge, 75 Queenspark Drive, Parklands. See our Branch Library page for library hours and key holdings.

For further information:

Postal Address:

NZSG Canterbury Branch
C/- M Kelso
156 Powells Road, R D 4
Christchurch 7674


We have two events coming up shortly:

  • Wednesday 31 August, 10 am  – talk by Gerard Hindmarsh
  • Saturday 3 September, 10.30 am – 3 pm – DNA presentation by Gail Riddell

For further information on these events, see our Upcoming Meetings page.

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