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Membership benefits

Joining Friends of the Hocken Collections means that you can:

  • Keep up to date on all things Hocken via the quarterly FOHC newsletter Flotsam & Jetsam (F&J)
  • Participate in regular FOHC talks on topics relating to the Hocken Collections
  • Receive invitations to Hocken Library exhibitions and talks
  • Join our annual event in September to celebrate the special occasion of Dr Hocken’s signing of the Deed of Trust, presenting his library to the people of New Zealand.
  • Enable FOHC projects and initiatives such as the FOHC Award.

Membership options



Life member (Individual)

Life members (Couple)


$30 per year

$35 per year

$300 one-off payment

$350 one-off payment

$10 per year

Payment information

Annual memberships run from 1 July-30 June. We send out a reminder each July about renewing your membership.

New and renewing members can pay for their membership via online banking:

Account: Friends of the Hocken Collections
Account number: 03 0903 0393175 00
Particulars: Membership type
Reference: Your name

If you have any queries and/or need a receipt please email [email protected]


If you wish to make a donation towards Friends activities, you can do this at any time via online banking. Please reference this as a donation and include your name.