The New Zealand Archaeological Association is working to increase public awareness and highlight the importance of protecting our archaeological heritage by promoting the work of New Zealand archaeologists both at home and abroad.
New Zealand Archaeology Week 2017 will comprise of a variety of events around New Zealand. These events are being hosted by consultant archaeologists, museums, heritage organisations and iwi and will include public talks, historic walks, and displays in regions from the Far North to the Deep South.
In addition there are some events that while not during New Zealand Archaeology Week 2017 itself the NZAA believe it is important to include and support events which are of a similar nature and which include archaeological aspects.
UPDATE: The heritage walk along Dunedin’s former shoreline advertised in the NZAA Archaeology Week Flyer will no longer being taking place.
UPDATE: The tour of Arrowtown and the question and answer session at the Lakes District Museum advertised in the NZAA Archaeology Week Flyer will no longer being taking place.
UPDATE: Due to the bad weather forecast the Tour of Whitianga Pa & Ferry Landing Stone Wharf/Old Mill site with Brenda Sewell has been cancelled.
Disclaimer: The NZAA does not organise the events, these are organised by individual people/groups. Information presented here is accurate at the time of publication. NZAA will not take responsibility for any inaccuracies in the information presented. For up to date information on each individual event please contact the even organiser.
Some events involve site visits or tours and require a level of physical fitness. Any participation in any New Zealand Archaeology Week events are at your own risk.