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Growing interest in Wairarapa history

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

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INTEREST IN Wairarapa history is rising as people want to investigate where they came from.

District archivist Gareth Winter says over the past five years, enquiries to the Wairarapa archives have tripled.

He says online websites have sparked people interest in their family history.

FW: The internet…

LW: …ancestry.com.

DUR: 9 secs

Gareth Winter says many people are interested in the rich history of Wairarapa, which can be tracked back over 700 years.

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