‘Daring’ discussion at Archaeology Week public talk
A public talk on New Zealand’s maritime archaeology and the challenges that heritage agencies face with climate change will feature as part of NZ Archaeology Week (April 24-May 5).
‘Uncovering New Zealand’s Maritime History’ will feature presentations by archaeologists Isaac McIvor of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga who will be joined by Kurt Bennett, a consultant archaeologist specialising in marine archaeology. The talk takes place at 6pm on May 2ndat The Learning Space, New Zealand Maritime Museum.
The talk will include an exciting case study – the rediscovery, recording and recovery in 2018 of the schooner Daring, which was built in New Zealand in 1863 – looking at the different issues associated with archaeology and climate change.
The archaeologists will also be joined by Larry Paul, a member of the Daring Rescue group, who will discuss the Daring’sfuture.
The talk will take place 6pm on May 2ndat The Learning Space, New Zealand Maritime Museum. Bookings required – contact firstname.lastname@example.org