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Benefits of Membership

If you wish to support the work of the Alexander Turnbull Library and to help safeguard its priceless collections, if you believe the Library to be a national and international asset with an exciting future, and if you believe that the role of the Turnbull as a research library for New Zealand and for international research should be cherished, then join us as a member of the Friends!

As a friend you receive:

  • Copies of all Friends’ publications including the scholarly journal Turnbull Library Record and the magazine Off the Record;
  • Newsletters keeping you informed of Friends’ activities and events;
  • Invitations to attend public lectures and social functions;
  • Advance information about Turnbull Gallery exhibitions;
  • The satisfaction of supporting a heritage institution and a world-renowned cultural and historical resource.

logo imageThe Friends of the Turnbull Library

Membership application

Membership is open to all interested members of the public. The financial year of the Friends of the Turnbull Library starts on 1 April and ends on 31 March each year.

You can join the Friends of the Turnbull Library:

  • by printing out the FoTL Membership Leaflet for website and mailing it with your payment to the Secretary (see Contact Us)
  • by sending your contact details and category of membership in an email to the Secretary (see Contact Us) with details of payment by internet banking as shown below, or with a request for an invoice.

Payment may be made by internet banking or by direct credit.

Individual member (non-waged)   $35

Individual member (waged)           $40

Double membership                      $55

Institutional membership (NZ)    $65

Overseas individual                        $55

Overseas institutional                   $80


Our BNZ account number is 02-0534-0043670-000

Please ensure your name is included as reference and “New sub”.

Then please send your contact details to


Subscription Renewal

If you are already a member and wish to renew your subscription, please use the FoTL Membership Leaflet for website