Getting Started

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The volunteers in the Heritage Room at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō are here to assist you in your research. We can get you started with:

  • Researching your family history both in New Zealand and abroad.
  • Accessing (genealogy website)
  • Kete Horowhenua online.
  • NZ Electrol Rolls
  • Accessing digital resources (Family Search, Kiwi Index, Shipping records)


There is a Volunteer in the room from 10.00am - 12.30pm Monday to Friday.

Make an appointment outside our volunteer hours. 

Register your interest button.

If you are interested in volunteering and helping out in our Heritage room please email us [email protected]