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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Professor Hallie Buckley's Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Dunedin - Stuff Events:

Speech by Labor Leader Luke Foley on 40 Years of the NSW Heritage Act - 

Nice to see heritage getting some attention for political leaders. In our last election it got little - and will it this time?

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Symposium/CfP - People of the Great Stones, 18-22 March - ARMACAD: "

Symposium/CfP - People of the Great Stones, 18-22 March 2018, USA"

'Hobbit' species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds | Science | The Guardian:

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Restoration of Hatupatu Rock complete | Voxy.co.nz:

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Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology:

“In the soil of a friendly country”: an archaeologist’s visit to Gallipoli

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Heritage New Zealand seeks submissions on historic post boxes | Voxy.co.nz:

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Celebrating 30 years of DOC
Ed: A post for every day of April to celebrate each of the 30 years. It has reached day 19 and not a single historic heritage related post - the current eclipse of historic heritage in the department writ large. Read the legislated Functions of the Department - here - the words "historic resources" appear six times - seemingly to little effect.

Archaeologists make major discovery in Egypt's Luxor | Egypt News | Al Jazeera:

Easter Island : Image of the Day:

Ed: NASA still into the downfall stuff - but it is a nice pic anyway.

Archaeologists Discover 38,000-Year-Old Animal Art:

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457 visas and archaeology - Google Groups:
Aus toend worker visas for archaeologists

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Archaeologists find beauty in 10 top sites[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn:

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World’s Oldest Bed Bugs Found in Oregon Cave Where Ancient Americans Slept – Western Digs:

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Interest in archaeology has never been stronger – but neither have threats to its future - The i newspaper online iNews:

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Australia confirms its own Jurassic Park with huge dinosaur footprints | News | DW.COM | 27.03.2017:
The Goolarabooloo people of Western Australia had known of the dinosaur tracks for centuries.

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Egypt's famed pyramids get new lab to restore pharaonic boat:

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19th-Century European Artifacts Unearthed in New Zealand - Archaeology Magazine:

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Ancient Jerusalem Comes Alive in New Virtual-Reality App:

Mystery of Çatalhöyük’s early structures to be solved soon - ARCHAEOLOGY:

The politics and power of American archaeology | Science | The Guardian:

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Homo erectus walked as we do: 1.5-million-year-old footprints provide window to the life of Homo erectus -- ScienceDaily:

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Two Of The Oldest Buildings In The World – A Greek Adventure:

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In Photos: 1,500-Year-Old Cemetery Discovered Along Silk Road:

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NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK – Celebrating Australian Archaeology:

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18 April - International Day for Monuments and Sites - International Council on Monuments and Sites: "18 April, ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites,"

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Archaeologists Dig Up An 800-Year-Old Native American Pot. What They Found Inside Is Changing History – Natives News Online:

Ed:  Sorry about the clickbait hype but .....

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Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology: "Church and Chocolate: A History of Easter in New Zealand"

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Christchurch uncovered | Exploring Christchurch's past through archaeology: "Church and Chocolate: A History of Easter in New Zealand"

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Former council boss's iwi role comes to an end | Stuff.co.nz:

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Time capsule find hailed as 'significant' | Radio New Zealand News:

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The politics and power of American archaeology | Science | The Guardian:

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

archaeologist: How archaeologists across the country are unearthing the food of ancestors to shed light on the evolution of eating:

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Friday, April 07, 2017

World Heritage Status, Tourists Threaten Angkor Preservation - The Cambodia Daily:

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Ancient skeletons show direct link to modern tribes in the Pacific Northwest | Science | AAAS:

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Spear tips point to path of first Americans | Science | AAAS:

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Big Read: 150 years of Kiwi science - 10 big moments - National - NZ Herald News:

"1874: The cave controversy"

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Global Archaeology Expert: Ben Thorne – Global Archaeology:

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Italy hunts for Emperor Caligula's long-lost third pleasure ship, after reports of snagged fishing nets in Lake Nemi:

Ed: The first two were lost in a fire in WW2.

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Ice age art in Indonesia reveals how spiritual life transformed en route to Australia | Science | The Guardian:

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Bears Grease among early 19th century artefacts found at Christchurch convention centre site | Stuff.co.nz:

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Thursday, April 06, 2017


"The spirit of Archaeology Week was entered into by Heritage New Zealand Board members at Antrim House in Wellington today.
They sorted through archaeological deposits collected from an archaeological site on the Kapiti Coast for analysis to experience what Heritage New Zealand archaeologists do as part of their work."

Christchurch Convention Centre design released, tells story of region's rivers, mountains and plains | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ:

Archaeological work on the site at the end of the item.

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Archaeologist explains innovation of 'fluting' ancient stone weaponry:

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Researchers uncover prehistoric art and ornaments from Indonesian 'Ice Age' | EurekAlert! Science News:

Engineers Australia:

Call for abstracts is now open for the 19th Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference "Putting Water to Work: " Mildura October 2017

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Home | Rangihoua Heritage Park - Marsden Cross:

New Zealand Archaeology Week 2017 – The Hocken Blog, University of Otago, New Zealand:

This year’s inaugural New Zealand Archaeology Week (1-7 April) offers an opportune moment to highlight some of the Hocken’s archaeology-related taonga. 

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The first shovelful: introducing our new archaeology and anthropology blog | Science | The Guardian:

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

George Farrant on preserving historic Auckland | Saturday Morning, 9:05 am on 18 March 2017 | Radio New Zealand:

Protecting a record of NZ's past at the fore for inaugural Archaeology Week | Stuff.co.nz:

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Monday, April 03, 2017

New Zealand's first Archaeology Week | Standing Room Only, 12:12 pm on 2 April 2017 | Radio New Zealand:

World famous in New Zealand: Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre, Mandeville | Stuff.co.nz:

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HeritageTalks 2017:

Auckland Libraries

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Southland's hidden treasure trove | Stuff.co.nz:

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Archaeology and cemeteries weeks linked:

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Saturday, April 01, 2017

Archaeologists in China believe they have found ancient Silk Road capital | South China Morning Post:

Heritage This Month

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