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From: "Shona Young" <>
Subject: [nz] NZSG - and what they should do (perhaps)
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 17:47:34 +1000
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From: Shona Young <>
Date: Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [nz] NZSG - and what they should do (perhaps)
To: Judith Harper <>
I value the expertise, knowledege and experience in NZSG from afar, and am
more than happy to be a member to access this. Likewise I do for other
organisations as well.
Shona Young (Sydney, Australia)
On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 4:14 PM, Judith Harper <> wrote:
> It seems rather odd to me to read non-members stropping on about what
> NZSG should or should not be doing. Surely its for NZSG, their members
> and their elected Council to decide what they should be doing. NZSG has
> set its goals, objectives and purposes and works to fulfil those - for
> the members. Why should non-members think they can decide those things?
> If other folks want to see NZSG set other goals, objectives and
> purposes and work toward fulfilling those, then the first step is to
> JOIN, then work your butt off for the common good and eventually get
> into a position to change what you want changed !
> Whinging just doesn't cut it.
> Judith Harper
> Nelson, NZ
> .......wrote -
> > I totally agree with you Heather - NZSG should be there to aid those who
> > require any help regarding geneology whether they are a member or not. By
> > not doing so they tend to alienate themselves from those who want that
> > additionally they express their organisation as a closed shop.
> > <cut>
> Others on this list go out of their way to help members usually without any
> > payment, maybe NZSG should open their eyes a little and support those who
> > partake of the same hobby as they are porported to represent.
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