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Friday, March 31, 2017
Autumn edition of TE KĀHU - Auckland Council Heritage
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Alert newsletter 946: "Public lecture: ‘Cultural heritage in the age of experience’, Monday 10 April, Wellington , Sarah Kenderdine is currently Professor at the University of New South Wales Faculty of Art & Design, where she is the founding director of the transdisciplinary Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre (EPICentre), pioneering new visualisation infrastructures and projects across the arts and sciences. Te Papa. Book your tickets online: https://www.friendsoftepapa.org.nz/event/cultural-heritage-in-the-age-of-experience/
Warren Gumbley and Sian Keith are currently looking to hire a
professional archaeologist to join our team based in Hamilton. The position
will focus on Maori and post-Maori archaeology and the work is mainly situated
in the central North Island. The work will involve research, field survey,
investigations, and writing assessments and final reports. There is also
capacity required in specialist areas such as GIS and midden and artefact
analysis. The position is offered as a permanent contract subject to a
3-month probationary review period. Please contact Warren (email@example.com) or
with your updated CV.
The Changing Face of Archaeology: application of technology to the Ahuahu Great Mercury Island Archaeological Project
Louise Furey, Curator of Archaeology at Auckland
Museum, and colleagues from the University of Auckland will be giving a talk on the Ahuahu
Great Mercury Island Archaeological Project.
Auditorium Level 2 Auckland Museum Monday 3 April at 12 noon
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Area Archaeologist based in Christchurch
difference to Heritage
This role offers
an exciting opportunity to work for the protection of historic heritage through
the archaeological provisions of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act and
other statutory tools.
Zealand is seeking applications from people with skills and experience in
statutory archaeological processes and resource management, together with the
ability and confidence to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team and
with external stakeholders including archaeological consultants, property
owners, local authorities, developers and whanau/hapu/iwi.
The candidate will
provide expert archaeological advice to both internal and external stakeholders.
A tertiary qualification
in New Zealand Archaeology or equivalent is required.
at noon on Monday 3 April 2017.
For further information and an application
form, please contact:
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, PO Box 2629, Wellington. Phone
(04) 472 4341
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Tetanus Immunisation | HealthEd:
When was your last booster? Field archaeologists should maintain their protection by a booster. The site gives recommendations as to when. Not free unless you have a work scheme that covers it, but not expensive either.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Heritage Rescue: "The Heritage Rescue team are on the road again thanks to Honda New Zealand to bring you another must-see New Zealand history and heritage series.
Over the next two weeks we’ll be in Eketāhuna and Waihi bringing people and communities together. "
'via Blog this'
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Flanders Fields 14-18: "a documentary on the archaeologists working Flanders Fields "
The NZ connection is in part 3.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017
Danielle Trilford. writes:
This year the annual NZAA 2017 conference is in Thames,
Wednesday 21 - Saturday 24 June, 2017. Further information on the conference is
Registrations are now open. The NZAA website has been upgraded and now
registrations are online. There are options to pay with Pay Pal (you don’t need
an account to use it), online banking, or by cheque. There is an early-bird
discount code: bdac2017
which gets $50 off for those who register and
pay before 30 April 2017. Please also remember to agree to the terms and conditions of the registration. You can contact NZAA Registrations Coordinator
Abby Donaldson at email@example.com
if you have any queries.
Papers and Posters
We are now welcoming proposals of papers and posters for the conference.
Details you need to know are available here
. Please send your proposals and abstracts to Papers
coordinator Josh Emmitt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Heritage scholarship available | Voxy.co.nz:
A scholarship established by Waikato-Tainui for Maori wanting to pursue a career in archaeology is being offered again this year."
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Skinner Fund « Funds « Funds, Medals & Competitions « Royal Society of New Zealand:
Promoting the study of the history, art, culture, physical and social anthropology of the Māori and other Polynesian peoples. Applications for the next round of grants from the Skinner Fund close on 31 March 2017."
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Latest Archaeology in New Zealand:
Sugar Cane Consumption on Rapanui and the Incidence of Caries: Evidence from Stable Isotope Values of Human Bone B. Leach, C. Qui/m, A. Seelenfreund.
A Nineteenth Century Settlers' Graveyard: Preliminary Report on the
Excavation of St. John's Cemetery, Milton P. Petchey, H. Buckley, R. Kinaston, B.
Evidence For Early - Yet
Short-Lived - Use Of Toheroa Shell In The Manufacture Of Trolling-Lure Shanks? J. Booth, W. Booth, C.
Booth, R. Booth, C. Marshall.
Forest Giant Or Bush Fairy? - The 'Great Ghost' Kauri Of The Upper Tararu Valley D. Wilton
Fieldwork and Other
Archaeopedia: - has now passed 4,000,000 page views.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Found in Iran the first cultural evidence of 'Homo sapiens' outside AfricaGoogle Translate:
'via Blog this'
Monday, March 06, 2017
Sunday, March 05, 2017
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Hennie van der Merwe writes:,
Our team has scanned the Edwin Fox in Picton during December and is busy creating a digital 3d model of the vessel as is. We will also later do a full digital reconstruction to her original state.
The Fox is a very important part of our history and is at risk of being damaged by natural disaster.
We have invested around 10k$ and 500 man hours already in this project and require further funding to complete.We will shortly be starting a Kickstart fundraising campaign (details here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/217163910/1692328012?token=9a118a35)
Ed: The scans are on this page.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Vol 8, No 1 (2017):
Journal of Pacific Archaeology
Table of Contents
NOW HIRING. New Zealand
Heritage Properties is looking for an experienced archaeologist to join our
team ASAP. This is a full time permanent position based in
Dunedin/Christchurch with travel around the South Island. All
applications considered. Might consider business development opportunities for
the right candidate. For
further information on job description , email email@example.com
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Heritage New Zealand:
"The Autumn issue of Heritage New Zealand magazine is out now – and it really does make for a cracking read. The cover photo is of Otago University archaeology PhD student Naomi Woods with artefacts recovered following a detailed excavation programme in Whanganui. "
'via Blog this'
UPNG Archaeology Lab Group:
Fergusson Island is one of three sources of obsidian in Papua New Guinea. Surveys and test excavation.
'via Blog this'
The rise of the useless class |: "There are some safe jobs: the likelihood that algorithms will displace archaeologists is only 0.7 percent."
'via Blog this'
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
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