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.
This will be the fourth New Zealand Archaeology Week. The event has been able to develop and grow due to the wonderful effort and input from the archaeological community, heritage organisations and tangata whenua.
New Zealand Archaeology Week 2020 event 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.
The NZAA has some funds available to assist organisations with the costs associated with running Archaeology Week events, such as printing costs, venue hire, etc. Please submit funding applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 March 2020. Applications should include a short description of your event and a description of the costs for which funding is sought. Applicants will be notified whether or not their application has been successful the following week.
In addition there are some events that while not during New Zealand Archaeology Week 2020 itself the NZAA believe it is important to include and support events which are of a similar nature and which include archaeological aspects.
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.
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