"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. ....
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March 2, 2017
Archaeological mapping of historic pa complete
Kerikeri-based archaeologist, Dr James Robinson, recently took part in a three-day joint project to develop an archaeological map of one of New Zealand’s most significant surviving pa sites.
Dr Robinson, who is the Northland Regional Archaeologist for Heritage New Zealand, ‘went bush’ to use his specialist expertise in map drawing to help record Hungahungatoroa ( Pa – a gunfighter pa dating back to the 1860s – in the Karakatuwhero Valley near Te Araroa on the East Coast. (more…)
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