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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.

This is our Main Website.  These pages were created for viewing on a device with a bigger screen, such as a Notebook or desktop PC.

If you use a mobile device with a small screen, you can view a subset of these pages at our

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The committee regret to advise that the following branch meetings have been cancelled as our part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 virus.

  • Thursday 9 April evening
  • Thursday 23 April morning trip to Christ Church, Taita
  • Thursday 14 May evening-AGM

This will be reviewed and a date for our AGM meeting will be set at a later date.

Also, the Heritage Library Volunteers' Roster is suspended until further notice.  Those of you who volunteer together on a regular basis, please keep in touch with each other.

You will continue to receive the Hutt Valley Branch Newsletter, and any items or queries you wish to submit will be gratefully accepted.

If we can assist with your research, please email your queries to the branch and we will do our best to find someone who can help you.



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


All meetings cancelled until further notice.

For more details see
Meetings Coming Up.