Hocken Collections

Hocken Collections (Māori: Uare Taoka o Hākena,[1] formerly the Hocken Library) is a research library, historical archive, and art gallery based in Dunedin, New Zealand. Its library collection, which is of national significance, is administered by the University of Otago.[2]

Hocken Library in 2005, housed in a former cheese-making factory.

The Collections' specialist areas include items relating to the history of New Zealand and the Pacific, with specific emphasis on the Otago and Southland Regions. Open to the general public, the library is one of the country's most important historical research facilities.[2]