The Hocken is a research library, archive and gallery located in Dunedin, New Zealand and open to the public. Hocken collections celebrate the histories, cultures and natural environments of New Zealand, the Pacific and Antarctica with special emphasis on southern New Zealand.

The Friends of the Hocken Collections are a social network established in 1991 to:

  • Inform and inspire people sharing an interest in the Hocken Collections
  • Enable and contribute to research projects and Hocken Library initiatives
  • Promote public awareness of and encourage support for Hocken collections, services, events, and publications.

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The Friends of the Hocken Collections Incorporated is a registered charity (CC20114).