We will have online sales set up in the next while. In the meantime, please contact Ian Farquhar about purchasing Gaining a Foothold and Sara Barham about the other books, mug and fridge magnet.

We are always happy to hear of suggestions for “merchandise” you may like to purchase.

“In publishing these records, the editors and the Friends of the Hocken Collection have provided historians with insights into colonial culture and society, bonds of kinship, trans-Tasman links of trade and social connections, as well as showcasing the collections of the Hocken to good effect. This is a valuable addition to the historiography on Otago and Southland.” Angela Wanhalla, New Zealand Journal of History, 43, 2 (2009)



“This is a very fine publication and we need more of this kind of publishing – the personal experience of making art” – Hamish Keith, in informal communication with the Friends

Aspiring To Art - Cover For Web copy

  • Friends of the Hocken Collections mug, $10 + postage