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NZ Birth Index at ancestry.com


Ancestry.com have recently added some new records that I have found very useful – NZ Birth Index 1840-1950, NZ Death Index 1848-1980, NZ Marriage Index 1840-1950. This post is about the birth index that I have been using recently to … Continue reading

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Updates – April 2014


Updates have been added to my New Zealand Genealogy Project website.  Previous updates were in December 2013. Changes and updates include: Additional biographical details added for Frederick Ernest Trueman (1897-1903) and Norman Edward Trueman (1903-1903) based on newspaper reports of their deaths. The Site … Continue reading

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Get Visitor Comments on Websites at RootsWeb


Enabling – and encouraging – your visitors to contribute to your website through comments is a great way to develop an interactive and engaging website, and build a regular audience. And a powerful way to gain invaluable feedback so you … Continue reading

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Tracking Vistors to your WorldConnect Family Tree


I am interested in the demographics of who is visiting my family tree on Rootsweb WorldConnect. What country, city are visitors from? What pages are looked at most often? After a few unsuccessful attempts, I have now managed to set … Continue reading

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CrashPlan for Backup


Backup of genealogy data is essential to avoid loss of your work.  I have written before about backup, but have recently started using the CrashPlan service. This post is to let you know about this new service. Why Backup So … Continue reading

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Site Update


This post is to let you know about recent changes to my website – Chris Korte’s New Zealand Genealogy Project. The Site visitors page was updated using visitor data from Google Analytics. Information for three calendar years is included in … Continue reading

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Auckland Weekly News


I have just discovered an online database at Auckland Library that has thousands of historical images from New Zealand – Heritage Images Online. The images are sourced from the Auckland Weekly News photographic supplements published between 1898 and 1943. Photos … Continue reading

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