Beginners & Experts Welcome at Northland Family History Fair
NEWS RELEASE — 24 APRIL 2014
Beginners and Experts
Welcome at Northland Family History Fair
ZEALAND — People living in Whangarei, New Zealand will
have the opportunity tomorrow and Saturday [25-26 April] to
learn more about how to discover their roots at the 2014
Northland Family History Fair.
The two-day event,
sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, will be held at 137 Kamo Road on Friday from 6pm and
Saturday from 9am.
Genealogy experts will lead sessions
in person and via satellite broadcast. A number of sessions
will be held each day on a variety of family history topics.
Entry to the family history fair is free. Those wishing
to pre-register can do so here. Registration is also
available on the day.
Watch a video about family history
research and learn why many Latter-day Saints enjoy being
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