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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

 
Recently discovered diaries from Ancient Egypt reveal amazing details about the construction of the pyramids:



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Heritage New Zealand: "The first week of excavation of an early Maori site at Moturua Island in the Bay of Islands has been completed,"



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UNESCO World Heritage Centre - CIPA 26th symposium: Digital Workflows for Heritage Conservation: "CIPA 26th symposium: Digital Workflows for Heritage Conservation
Monday 28 Aug 2017
Friday 01 Sep 2017"



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Our hominid ancestors made and used tools: "Djibouti"



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Wrecks of three mystery 19th century trading ships found off Queensland Coast - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):



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Sunday, January 22, 2017

 
Dig uncovers New Zealand's earliest arrivals - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News:



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Rana Rewha - Moturoa Archaeological Excavation:



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Jane Hindle - A really awesome day and thanks to Patukeha and...:



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Saturday, January 21, 2017

 
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Suing Native Hawaiians for Ancestral Lands - Indian Country Media Network:

 
Tom King's CRM Plus: "Heritage After Trump Award: The WINNER!"



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Friday, January 20, 2017

 
Heritage in the Age of Trump | Richard M Hutchings - Academia.edu:



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Emperor Augustus’s Mausoleum in Rome Set for Restoration | Mental Floss:



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Triabunna dig unearths gunpowder bags, poison bottles and toys at potential barracks site - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):



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Hundreds of coffins to be restored in Egyptian conservation project | World news | The Guardian:



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Thursday, January 19, 2017

 
Heritage New Zealand: "An exciting archaeology excavation of an early Maori site at Moturua Island in the Bay of Islands is progressing well, with some really interesting finds made."



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Land wars site touted as golf resort | Radio New Zealand News:

 
Job Description - Chief Operating Officer, Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (160183):

 
Dishy News - A Transferware Blog::

"017 is the fourth anniversary of "Dishy News - A Transferware Blog.""



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The unintended consequences of UNESCO world heritage listing | The Huffington Post:



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Time Travelers | Hakai Magazine: "Could these be the oldest human footprints in North America? "



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Heritage work begins at Queens Wharf ahead of construction (Brisbane):



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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

 
A research framework for tracing human migration events after 'out of Africa' origins | EurekAlert! Science News:



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Humans Arrived in North America around 24,000 Years Ago | Archaeology | Sci-News.com:



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Why we built an artificial cave to teach our students about ancient art – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News:



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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

 
Marlborough's council sets up heritage group to promote region's history | Stuff.co.nz:



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Andrew Coleman: Capturing a city's story through its heritage buildings | Stuff.co.nz:



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Heritage Victoria - Google Arts & Culture:



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2017 NZAA Conference Papers and Poster Call Out

From 1st March 2017 we will be welcoming proposals of papers and posters on all aspects of New Zealand and Pacific archaeology, but encourage prospective participants to consider offerings that focus on current or recent research in New Zealand. We will also host a student papers session, students are invited to present papers based on their research, either completed or ongoing. Students are welcome to present shorter papers, of 10-15 minutes.

There is a themed paper session dedicated to Gold Mining. Submissions for this session are encouraged to consider: gold mining in New Zealand (or overseas), kauri logging, general early contact-period industrial archaeology, social aspects of goldfields life (including effects of mining on iwi), archaeology of the Hauraki-Coromandel region.


All papers (apart from student) must be 20 mins long, and abstracts must be between 100 – 250 words. This year all proposals for papers and posters must include an abstract when registering interest with the Papers Co-ordinator.  The dead line for the submissions is 12th May 2017.


Please send your proposals and abstracts to papers@nzarchaeology.org for consideration

Monday, January 16, 2017

 
Callie Fleeger writes:
I have recently moved to Wellington from Melbourne. I have lived and worked as an archaeologist in both British Columbia, Canada and Melbourne and have over 5 years experience in survey and excavation fieldwork, post excavation analysis and in project management.
My goal is to become more connected in the NZ cultural heritage community via volunteer or sub-contract work. Any offers or suggestions welcome. CV available.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

 
Curve of the Hook: An Archaeologist in Polynesia:

"Curve of the Hook is the long-awaited book on the life and research of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior anthropologist at the Bishop Museum."

Thursday, January 12, 2017

 
‘Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz’ - Times of India:

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Megafauna and Indigenous Australians coexisted for at least 17,000 years | Australia news | The Guardian:

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Plain of Jars Captured in Virtual Reality:

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Scientists Find DNA Of Ancient Human Ancestors In Cave Floor Dirt : Shots - Health News : NPR:

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Polynesians in the Pacific | Our Changing World | Radio New Zealand:

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Moa poo amid exports - National - NZ Herald News: "120-year-old biscuits among scores of protected items allowed to exit NZ"

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

 
Current jobs - Work at Auckland Museum - Auckland War Memorial Museum: "Collection Technician Human History (Archaeology Māori Material)"

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N.B. Closes today!

 
Flying Cloud shipwreck found off SA coast, after 147 years under the sea - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):

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Indigenous owners hope ancient eel traps will be recognised as world heritage | Australia news | The Guardian:

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

 
SJS - Designer Assistant Role for a NZ Heritage TV Show - Mt Eden - Fixed-Term: "Designer Assistant Role for a NZ Heritage TV Show"

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