Tag: Koiwi Tangata (Human Remains)

“Reminder on how to deal with koiwi” NZHPT Media Release (13th March 2014)

“It’s important to contact the local police as soon as koiwi tangata (human remains) are found. They will contact NZHPT and local iwi and together they will evaluate whether the remains are a crime scene or historic in origin. Any recovery and investigation should be left to the experts.” NZHPT Central Region Archaeologist David Rudd

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)