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Thursday, March 31, 2016

James Cook Research Fellowships « 

"The deadline for applications submitted to the 2016 James Cook Research Fellowship funding round is 5pm Wednesday 11 May. "

SHAP Workshop 2016 Tickets, Fri, 13/05/2016 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite: "

Sydney Historical Arcaheological Practitioners) Workshop, is an annual professional workshop for consultants, students and government to showcase some of the projects being conducted across Sydney by researchers over the last year.
Friday, 13 May 2016 "

Provincial Chambers trust plan backed | Stuff.co.nz:

Human remains found on Waikato Expressway | Scoop News:

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Heritage New Zealand’s Archaeologists' Newsletter

Call to save wreck's artefacts - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News:

Vladivostok-based university to study archaeology of Pacific nations | Russia Beyond The Headlines:

MH370 engine FOUND– archaeologist's discovery ‘possibly’ missing plane | World | News | Daily 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Bark to the future: Ice Age puppies may reveal canine evolution | Science | The Guardian:

But what does it all mean??? – The First Ships Project:

Larger-than-life artworks at the Lorne Sculpture Biennale – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian: "Fridgehenge "

Monday, March 28, 2016

Heritage buildings get radio show | Otago Daily Times Online News : 

Gold dredge tailings 'premier site' | Otago Daily Times Online News : 

Lake Ohau reveals climate history | Our Changing World | Radio New Zealand: "Remnants of charcoal and pollen chart the arrival of early Polynesian people and the impact of their fires that turned vegetation back to grass within 48 years."

Short cuts | The Economist: "Chinese-style modernisation draws perilously close to brilliant 17th-century landmarks"

Saturday, March 26, 2016

First Issue of the International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology (March 2016) "Proceedings from the 2015 New Zealand Archaeological Association Conference"

First Issue of the International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology (March 2016) "Proceedings from the 2015 New Zealand Archaeological Association Conference"

Friday, March 25, 2016

Australopithecus fossils found east of the Great Rift Valley | EurekAlert! Science News:

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Terra Forma: viewing Christchurch’s changing landscape through painting | Christchurch uncovered:

Chris JACOMB Death Notice - Dunedin, Otago | NZHerald.co.nz:

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Archaeology News Network: Study shows early human impact on Australian biodiversity:

Ancient scrolls give up their secrets - BBC News:

Pharaoh Ramesses III Killed by Multiple Assailants, Radiologist Says:

Assistant Archaeologist based in Tauranga
Part-time 24 hours per week permanent position with an additional 16 hours per week available until August 2018
For further information and an application form contact, please contact: Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, PO Box 2629, Wellington. Phone (04) 472 4341 or email information@heritage.org.nz

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Uncovering the mystery of very early humans in New Mexico:

Site of 1503 shipwreck tied to Vasco da Gama found off Oman:

Auckland - realising the cultural potential | Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Two key cultural priorities for central government in working with Auckland Council are: enhancing Auckland’s major cultural institutions and pursuing a potential nomination for World Heritage status for the Auckland Volcanic Field. "

NZ tertiary subjects in global top 50 - National - NZ Herald News: " The University of Auckland's archaeology course ranked 20th in the world - "

Human history in Ireland rewritten as scientists get down to bear bones | World news | The Guardian:

Monday, March 21, 2016

The necessity of culture | The Economist:

Time-Travelling Devices: Concealments as time capsules – The Concealed Revealed:

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Horeke Shipyard | Spectrum, 12:10 pm on 20 March 2016 | Radio New Zealand:

Saturday, March 19, 2016

The bitter waters of archaeology | Christchurch uncovered:

Friday, March 18, 2016

Hidden rooms at tomb of Tutankhamun raise hopes of new treasures | World news | The Guardian:

Rich sexual past between modern humans and Neandertals revealed | Science | AAAS:

Human DNA found in a Neandertal woman | Science News:

'Hugely important' iron age remains found at Yorkshire site | Science | The Guardian:

Giant Easter Island 'Hats' Rolled Into Place, Study Says:

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Indiana Jones: Disney confirms Harrison Ford to reprise iconic role for fifth movie - ABC News 

Neanderthals diet: 80% meat, 20% vegetables: Isotope studies shed a new light on the eating habits of the prehistoric humans -- ScienceDaily:

Elephant tusks provide clue to Mid-West Dutch shipwreck off WA coast - ABC News (Australian 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Lost and found: a Rapa Nui stone tool finds its real home - Australian Museum:

Monday, March 14, 2016

landscapes, Lost worlds and the coastal factor in world prehistory
Professor Geoff Bailey

- Thursday 14 April  Auditorium, Auckland
Museum  Adults $10
| Institute Members $5 | Students & children $5 Bookings

PhD Position: The archaeology of shellfish translocation by early Māori

Protest against housing in 'Stonehenge' - Business - NZ Herald News:

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Tomb from a Lost Tribe - Archaeology Magazine:


At MorphoSource.org, playing with fossils is not only allowed, it’s encouraged. The online database is home to oodles of digital 3-D scans of bones from both extinct and modern-day creatures. Anyone with an Internet connection is free to peruse the images, manipulate and rotate specimens and even download instructions to 3-D print them.
So far, scientists have contributed images representing over 200 genera. Among the newest uploads are fossils of the recently discovered Homo naledi

Castaways | Desert Island Archaeologies:

Archaeology in New Zealand 59-1 Contents

Velocipede Mania Hits Whanganui  Naomi Woods

Early Maori Telecommunications - Visual Signalling  Dave Wilton

Archaeology in New Zealand 59-1 Contents

Velocipede Mania Hits Whanganui  Naomi Woods

Early Maori Telecommunications - Visual Signalling  Dave Wilton

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Drones for research: DePaul University archaeologist to explain UAV use at Fifa | EurekAlert! Science News:

Digging for where the gods were constructed, Post Weekend, Phnom Penh Post:

Ancient cloak returning to Hawai'i | Māori Television:

Map of how the world's first major written languages spread - Tech Insider:

Friday, March 11, 2016

How to read a landscape | Christchurch uncovered:

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Chew On This: Slicing Meat Helped Shape Modern Humans : The Salt : NPR:

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

8 Awesome Anthropologists Advancing Public Outreach - Forbes:

Pioneering Women in Archaeology | DigVentures:

Auckland Council:
Focus on Heritage 

Getting insight into history and digging it | Otago Daily Times Online News :

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The Secrets of Tāwharanui | OurAuckland:

Demolition Of Timbuktu's Cultural Sites Spurs War-Crimes Trial At The Hague : 

Tenants want representation | Otago Daily Times Online News : O

MLC wants to save the retirement era - AdNews:

BBC - Earth - A mysterious new species could be the earliest humans:

Homo naledi

Monday, March 07, 2016

Doubts that traditional weapon on Trade Me belonged to Maori King | ONE News Now | T

Sunday, March 06, 2016

#kalaniopuu: Follow the Return - The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA):

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Archaeological Authorities – do you need one for your construction site? - Real Estate and Construction - New Zealand:

Friday, March 04, 2016

Horeke Dig - Matt Carter - Audio Player - Audio - RadioLIVE:

The fascist punishment: a foul taste used for foul purposes | Christchurch uncovered:

News Page (Archaeology) - American Friends of Tel Aviv University:

TAU Discovers Extensive Fabric Collection Dating Back to Kings David and Solomon

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient chimpanzee ‘Adam’ lived over one million years ago:

Why Did Ancient Europeans Just Disappear 14,500 Years Ago?:

Open Journal Systems:

The Austronesian Diaspora: A Synthetic Total Evidence Model

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Hood Lecture in Anthropology: Dynamic landscapes, sea-level change and human evolution - The University of Auckland:

 31 March 2016

4 - 6pm

Venue: Fale Pasifika

Location: 26 Wynyard Street

Professor Geoff Bailey, University of York"

Archaeologist awarded for Ainu trade theory | The Japan Times:

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal:


RSNZ Research community survey

Supporting the professional needs of the research community is one of the Royal Society of New Zealand’s many responsibilities under its Act of Parliament.  In the future it is envisaging being involved in broader activity than what it is best known for; recognising excellent research.  The Society has a responsibility to be relevant to all researchers, at all career stages (including early career), and those working in a range of employment contexts including Universities, CRIs, independent research organisations, ITPs, wānanga and the private sector.  It also wishes to embrace diversity in the broadest sense. The Royal Society of New Zealand wants to hear the views of as many researchers as possible in order to identify the activities that the wider research community would most value. Through the link below you have the opportunity to complete a survey which will take five to ten minutes. You are also welcome to send this email and the link on to your colleagues in the New Zealand research community and encourage them to also complete the survey. The closing date is 18 March 2016.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Bluff board member wants to register boat graveyard with Heritage New Zealand | Stuff.co.nz:

Ancient medicines and bone lever in rare Roman medical kit - UQ News - The University of Queensland, Australia:

Longmen Grottoes temple carved from a mountain revealed in photos | Daily Mail Online:

Longmen Grottoes temple carved from a mountain revealed in photos | Daily Mail Online:

Dr Ranginui Walker dies | Radio New Zealand News:

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