20 September 2018, Stuff.co.nz (Dominion Post) :: 'Big auntie Kate': three women find their connection to Kate Sheppard
It's the mother of all family reunions: three women
in the dining room of the
historic Vogel House, Lower Hutt exploring their
common ancestor, Kate Sheppard. Historian Sandra Greig [NZSG Lower Hutt branch member] and Hutt City archivist Jennie Henton
brought together the three women and set up the
Women Suffragists in the Hutt exhibition.
The exhibition and series of talks is marking the
125th anniversary of New Zealand women getting the vote
and is open from September 20 to October 2  in Vogel House on Woburn Rd,
18 August 2015, Hutt News :: Granddad's flights inspire writer
[Almost same article that appeared in Stuff.co.nz on 16 August 2015]
The NZ Society of Genealogists challenged young people to research and tell the World War I or
WWII story of a family member through the
competition "What Did You Do in the War, Grandy?".
Lower Hutt 11-year-old Genevieve Woolf was a runner-up but her
real prize was finding out more about her late granddad.
24 March 2015, Hutt News :: Branch helps trace family tree
Hutt Valley branch of NZ Society of Genealogists is holding a
Family History Open Day where volunteers will help trace family trees.
Acting convenor, Anita West talks about
researching her Great-aunt Christina Gibbon who served as a WWI nurse.
13 March 2012, Hutt News :: Volunteers join paper trail hunt
Members of Hutt Valley Branch volunteered
their services to help get the last batch of the
Hutt Valley cemetery records on line.
Secretary, Terry Stock co-ordinated this significant effort.
Photograph of Terry Stock and Hutt City chief archivist Jennie Henton.
14 June 2011, Hutt News :: No internet for this research
Photograph. Hutt Valley genealogy club members, Marie Perham, Joy Adams and Jan Walker, together with Helen Hinton, have received coveted branch awards for their many years of dedication in transcribing local records to help other researchers.
31 October 2006, Hutt News :: Interest high in family ties
Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists
is expecting a renewed interest in family history as UKTV airs the BBC television series
tracing the ancestry of six British celebrities: Who Do You Think You Are?
Photograph: Sandra Greig (right) seeks the help of fellow member Sheila Clegg.
18 November 2003, Hutt News :: Keeping track of kith and kin
Genealogist Belly Pyne is a willing volunteer who assists others to
research their own family histories.
She is a founder and life member of the Hutt Valley
Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
Her husband's "tree" includes family name of Zinzan.
1 April 2003, Hutt News :: Genealogists celebrate family history milestone
The Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists celebrated a milestone in
their own "family history" recently - their 20th birthday. Photograph of
20-years-worth of HV Genealogy chairpeople -
Hylton Tuckett (foundation chair), Peggy Crawford, Graeme Constable (currently national president
NZSocG), Sandra Greig (current chair) and Mike Guest.
19 November 2002, Hutt News :: Grieg convenor of Hutt genealogy branch
Sandra Grieg is the new Convenor of the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
AGM. Guest speaker for the evening was Marsha Donaldson, who spoke on documents available for family historians in the Manuscripts Collection at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington.
06 March 2001, Hutt News :: Fact-diggers mine for council gold
A group of members of the Hutt Valley branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists
volunteer every Monday morning to help Hutt City Council archivist Ruth Robinson make
old council records more accessible to people. Photograph: (left to right) Len Dangerfield, Iris Fraser, Molly Geeves, Marie Perham, Jan Walker, Joy Adams, Betty Dangerfield and Helen Hinton.