Aotearoa Unearthed: Archaeology for Everyone (Podcast)


Aotearoa Unearthed podcast available

Aotearoa Unearthed: Archaeology for Everyone is a new podcast by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, produced in partnership with the New Zealand Archaeological Association. 

Eight episodes are being released for Archaeology Week 2021 (April 24-May 2). Archaeology Week is run annually by the New Zealand Archaeological Association, to promote the archaeology of Aotearoa New Zealand.


“Study shows kūmara stored in Otago coast pits in 15th century, may even have been grown there”: Stuff Online

"Radiocarbon dating shows kūmara were being stored in pits on the Otago coast in the 15th century, seemingly overturning assumptions the area was too cold to store live Polynesian crops. ....

“Three 20th century Wellington sites given heritage status”Dominion Post (Online Article)

"Three Wellington sites have been given the heritage tick, including a controversial set of flats and the currently closed Central Library.

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has listed the Gordon Wilson and McLean flats, Wellington Central Library and the Wellington Trades Hall as category 1 historic places on the Heritage List. ....