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It's A Family Affair

It's A Family Affair

A fantastic internet-based service from the creators of Friends Reunited has become one of NZ and Australia’s most popular genealogy websites and is quickly taking over the globe, with the simple aim of reuniting families across the world.

“After 25 years, I made contact with my two half brothers & half sister. They live in Kent, I live in Australia. I can't believe my luck!”

Started in the UK less than two years ago, Genes Reunited has quickly become Britain’s largest genealogy website. In this time 13 million ancestors have been added by members, with 50,000 new names being added every day. By creating a family tree or searching the 13 million name database, members can contact or be contacted by relatives from all around the globe. Genes Reunited is more than a family tree site, it actually helps members reunite and even discover new relations! There are already thousands of Genes Reunited members in Australia and NZ, with over a thousand new members from these countries alone joining each week. Friends Reunited have been amazed at the speed with which the site has spread through word of mouth, and members continue to celebrate and wonder at the diverse success stories of reunited families across the globe.

Already thousands of family reunions have taken place through Genes Reunited, including one success story where after almost thirty years of searching, a lady who was adopted in 1946 was reunited with her mother, aged 81, a sister and two brothers she didn’t even know existed.

Genes Reunited is not just building family trees, it’s about building relationships.

Friends Reunited is the parent company of top reunion websites Find a Kiwi in NZ ( and has also recently acquired SchoolFriends Australia ( You can visit Genes Reunited through either of the above websites, or by going directly to

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