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Training dig at the 1959 NZAA conference (2nd of 2)

Training dig at the 1959 NZAA conference

This archaeological dig was carried out as a training exercise at Pakotere in the Bay of Plenty. The dig was organised by Jack Golson as part of the 1959 New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA) conference. The NZAA enabled archaeologists to get together, exchange information and learn new skills. From 1958 the NZAA ran New Zealand's site recording scheme, systematically recording the details of archaeological sites.

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The University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services, Anthropology Photographic Archive
Reference: 485887
Photograph by Jack Golson

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Peter Clayworth, 'Anthropology and archaeology - Professionals, academics and amateurs: 1920s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44420/training-dig-at-the-1959-nzaa-conference (accessed 29 October 2021)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014