“ICOMOS NEW ZEALAND celebrates 18 April International Day for Monuments and Sites” (2017) ICOMOS Media Release

ICOMOS NEW ZEALAND celebrates 18 April International Day for Monuments and Sites

Tuesday April the 18th has been designated by ICOMOS as the International Day for monuments. The day was first celebrated in 1983 at the recommendation of UNESCO.

ICOMOS is the acronym for the International Council on Monuments and Sites. We are a non-governmental international cultural heritage organisation dedicated to the application of theory, methodology and scientific techniques for the conservation of buildings, historic cities, cultural landscapes and archaeological sites.

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National Archaeology Week 2017- 1st to 7th April

New Zealand Archaeology Week is from 1 to 7 April 2017:
"New Zealand Archaeology Week 2017 will comprise of a variety of events around New Zealand. These events are being hosted by consultant archaeologists, museums, heritage organisations and iwi and will include public talks, historic walks, and displays in regions from the Far North to the Deep South."
Details can gained from the following link:
https://nzarchaeology.org/news-events/national-archaeology-week