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Genealogy and whakapapa

Guides to the various genealogical research resources available at the Hocken Collections.

Hocken resources

General Resources

Ngā Taoka Māori | Māori resources


Welcome to the Hocken: Bulletins of the Friends of the Hocken Collections

Informative bulletins which feature various aspects of the holdings of the Hocken Collections. Please note that images are not included for Bulletins 1-35, 38-39.

60Business Series 5: Architects and architecture (PDF)March 2010
59Post-Primary (Secondary) Schools in Otago and Southland (PDF)February 2009
58The Squatters' Club (PDF)August 2008
57Business Series 4: Shipping (PDF)March 2008
56Business Series 3b: Retailing (PDF)February 2007
55Business Series 3a: Importers, merchants & warehousemen (PDF)November 2006
54Business Series 2b: Manufacturing (part 2) (PDF)May 2006
53Business Series 2a: Manufacturing (PDF)April 2006
52Some bookplates in the Hocken Collections (PDF)November 2005
51Dunedin 19th century mayors (PDF)September 2005
50Business Series 1: Farming (PDF)July 2005
49Geology in Historical Documents (PDF)March 2005
48'Mr G.M. Thomson, who knows his Dunedin like a book...' (PDF)September 2004
47Kiwis among the Olympians (PDF)July 2004
46Over the sea to Stewart Island (PDF)July 2004
45Patriotism, mateship & dashing uniforms (PDF)September 2003
44New Zealand & the Great Northern Bear ( PDF)July 2003
43Lodges of Southern New Zealand (PDF)November 2002
42A library-bus tour of the suburbs (PDF)September 2002
41More power to your elbow (PDF)September 2002
40A concord of sweet sounds (PDF)March 2002
39Green fingers (PDF)November 2001
38New Zealand's 'Little Lichfield' - the literature of Eastern Southland (PDF)September 2001
37A Pretty kettle of fish (PDF)September 2001
36About people (PDF)February 2001
35Hocken Photographs collection (PDF)November 2000
34Sydney or the bush? (PDF)September 2000
33The Demon drink: alcohol an prohibition in New Zealand (PDF)July 2000
32Otago-Southland microfilm & documents from the Provincial period (PDF)March 2000
31New Zealand's nine provinces (1853-76) (PDF)March 2000
30Influences of the Chinese (PDF)November 1999
29Law and justice at the Hocken (PDF)September 1999
28Farming and rural history (PDF)July 1999
27Carrying a crowd: coaches, trams, cable-cars and buses (PDF)April 1999
26La Creme de la Creme (PDF)November 1998
25Motoring - from Alpha-Romeo to Zodiac (PDF)September 1998
24Sports archives in the Hocken (PDF)August 1998
23Goldmine for genealogists (PDF)March 1998
22Immigration to New Zealand (PDF)September 1997
21Memories of Auld Scotland (PDF)September 1997
20On the track: researching New Zealand and regional railways (PDF)July 1997
19Weather and climate - with a southern emphasis (PDF)March 1997
18The Catlins (PDF)September 1996
1775 years of the New Zealand Navy (PDF)August 1996
16University of Otago records and historical sources (PDF)May 1996
15Hocken pictures (PDF)March 1996
14Ships, sailormen and their passengers (removed)
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October 1995
13From seals to social laboratory: 19th century American material in the Hocken Collections (PDF)September 1995
12The New Zealand Wars: 19th century views and accounts (PDF)June 1995
11Introduction to Maori materials - Uare Taoka o Hakena (PDF)June 1995
10On schools and education (PDF)March 1995
9Surveying the Hocken's Surveyors (PDF)September 1994
8Religions and their records (PDF)July 1994
7Early New Zealand directories: a brief guide (PDF)March 1994
6Parliamentarians and their (often missing) papers (PDF)September 1993
5Mirrors of the earth: a guide to Hocken maps (PDF)July 1993
4A Guide to literary and theatre research material (PDF)March 1993
3When everyone wants to read yesterday's news (PDF)1997 reprint
2Yes, but where are all the books? (PDF)March 1992
1 Founding the Friends (PDF)December 1991
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