Our mission is to provide educational opportunities and research resources for the development of knowledge, skills and practice in family history, genealogy and whakapapa for members and the wider community.
Objectives of our branch:
To promote the study of family histories, whakapapa, genealogies and kindred subjects to the members of the Society and the New Zealand public.
To advance the education of the members of the Society and the New Zealand public in the study of family histories, whakapapa, genealogies and kindred subjects.
To provide assistance for the members of the Society and people wishing to compile family histories from sources in New Zealand and overseas.
To set up, operate and maintain a library of genealogies and related books, documents and digital records and to encourage the preservation of records having a genealogical or historical value.
To encourage accurate and scholarly research into the histories of New Zealand families and from time to time publish the results.
To accept copies of family histories and whakapapa for the purposes of the branch.
To foster awareness of family links and knowledge of heritage.
To do all such other lawful acts and things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the above objects.