News & Events

Hawke's Bay Orphans Club visit and show 19 October 2017

Hawke's Bay Orphans Club visit and show

Early October, we visited the Hastings Orphans Club, which was formed in 1913.  
NZ Founders Society's National Office moves premises 20 September 2017

NZ Founders Society's National Office moves premises

The national office of the NZ Founders Society has relocated into a smaller room at the same premises.

Varied programme for Hawke’s Bay Founders’ August meeting 20 September 2017

Varied programme for Hawke’s Bay Founders’ August meeting

More than 70 Founders members attending their August Afternoon Tea meeting at the Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, were delighted to hear of a family history as seen through the eyes and research of a young person, welcomed new members and heard from the NZ Founders Bulletin editor.

Hawke's Bay School Literary Competition 20 September 2017

Hawke's Bay School Literary Competition

A pilot essay competition organised by Founders Hawke’s Bay branch vice-president, Kath La Rooy and president, Paddy Bayley, is an attempt to encourage young people to take an interest in their family’s history, especially in relation to settlement in New Zealand. 

Waikato winter meeting 7 September 2017

Waikato winter meeting

Some photos from the recent Waikato Branch meeting held in July 2017 

123456789