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You have joined us at the web pages for the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.  This site provides information for our branch members and also for anyone interested in researching their family history in the Hutt Valley area.

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Date Time Details

9 July 2020



New Venue: Naenae Bowling Club Function Room, 25 Vogel St, Naenae, Lower Hutt.

[1] Annual General Meeting

Agenda for the Annual General Meeting is:

  1. The latest amendments to the society’s rules to be adopted by branches
  2. Receipt of the branch annual report and statement of accounts
  3. Set the annual subscription for the 2021-2022 year
  4. Election of Convenor, Secretary, Treasurer and Committee members
  5. General Business

The minutes of the previous General Meeting is available online at Minutes of the 2019 Annual General Meeting .

[2] Speaker after the AGM: - Sarah Hewitt, Convenor, Kilbirnie Branch

   'Filling in the Gaps - Using newspapers in your family history'

  Pre-meeting Meal  

For those who would like to have a meal prior to our AGM, Chrissy’s Bistro at the Naenae Bowling Club is open 5pm to 8pm on Thursdays, bookings essential: Ph: 567 0561


  New Faces  

Looking towards the future of the Hutt Valley Branch.

We need new branch members to join the committee so that those who have given good service can retire.

We are a supportive committee with diverse interests, but it is time to add new faces.

For detailed government advice and information on COVID-19 please visit


Our Branch generally meets at least once a month, sometimes twice, at the Petone Public Library meeting room, 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone.  Evening access is via the door from the Peel Place Car Park.

Parking is available in Peel Place Car Park, next to the Library, and accessed from either Britannia St or Richmond St.  This map shows Peel Place Car Park.

Visitors are most welcome.

Select Go to Meetings from the menu above for more information, and Coming Up to see our calendar of meeting topics and events.

School Archives

[Just added to "Useful Links" page]

Hutt Valley High School Logo


Anyone with links to or information about other local school archives is welcome to  email  in details so they can also be added to our "Useful Links" page.

Branch Library Collection

Our Hutt Valley Branch library resources are listed in a spreadsheet Library Catalogue

This is a large Read-only spreadsheet, about 320KB in size.  Once the file is opened, you are able to do a Search using Find [Ctrl-F], or Sort the data, eg columns like Title and Author.


Coming Up

Change of Venue

Thurs 9 July, 7:30pm

'AGM' + Guest Speaker: Sarah Hewitt

For more details see
Meetings Coming Up.