Most years, the Friends’ Committee aims to undertake a project that will benefit the Hocken Collections directly or indirectly. Since 2016 the major focus has been on funding and supporting the Friends of the Hocken Collections Award.

WW1 Transcription Project

From July 2016 to January 2019 we contributed to digitising and transcribing World War One soldiers’ diaries and letters held in the Hocken Archives collection. Read more.

Previous Projects

Prior to 2016, projects funded by the Friends included: