For Sale

The Port Chalmers Museum has a number of publications relevant to Port Chalmers or maritime history for sale and order.

If you would like us to post your order out to you, please add $5.50 P&P or send us a pre-paid post bag.




Books for sale

*A Century of Rugby at Port Chalmers
H. Roberts & W. Innes. $2

*Around the Bay, The Community, boat builders and Fishermen of Careys Bay
$45.00, by Ian Church with Alma Philp

*Capturing Port – D. A. De Maus: photography, music, and community spirit in nineteenth-century Port Chalmers
(a biography of local photographer D. A. De Maus, includes a CD with 11 of his songs)
Published by the Port Chalmers Museum. $10.

*Captain William Thomson: His Life (a biography of Otago’s first Harbour Master)
Shirley Cameron. $45.

*Gaining a Foothold – historical records of Otago’s Eastern Coast 1770-1839
Edited by Ian Church. Orders taken for $100.

*Huddart Parker – a famous Australasian Shipping Company, 1876-1961
W. A. Laxon. $47.

*Last Port to Antarctica – Dunedin and Port Chalmers: 100 years of Polar Service
Ian Church. $25.

*Port Chalmers Volunteer Fire Brigade
J. K. Molloy. $2

*Port Chalmers Borough Council
Peter Stewart. $2

*Rather Intriguing Dunedin Street Walks (Port Chalmers edition)
Paul Hayward. $10

*R.A. Lawson, Victorian Architect of Dunedin
Norman Ledgerwood. $45

*The Heart of a City – the story of Dunedin’s Octagon
Norman Ledgerwood. $36.

*The Knewstubbs of Port Chalmers
Judy Knox $35

*The Tyser Legacy – a history of the Port Line and its associated companies
Ian Farquhar. $80.

*The Shipping Interest of Jon Jones
Ian Farquhar $20.00

** A price for postage is $7.50 plus P&P **


DVD Documentaries

Tale of a Seaport (a history of Port Chalmers). DVD – $25 / VHS on sale for $10

Aramoana There is no smelter for $25.00

Ata Whenua Shadowland. A Cinematic Experience of Fiordland $35

** A price for postage is $7.50 plus P&P **

Oral Interview

Please click on the link to download a list of names of the interviewees and contact us if you wish to purchase a copy of the interviews.

A list of interviewees in PDF file

*Please note, all the interviews publications are subjected to the interviewees’ families agreements.*

** A price for providing in CD format copies of the interviews is $15.00 plus P&P **