Construction works on a golf course in at Waikanae, New Zealand, lead to the discovery of a cutting tool in shape of an adze indicating activity of the
Remains of an Maori village have been uncovered by roadworks at a roundabout in Papamoa, Tauranga, New Zealand.
Archaeologists unearthed artefacts and remains of a settlement at Moturua Island, New Zealand, which might point to the arrival of the first Polynesians in the region, around 700 years ago.
Conservators discovered a frozen fruitcake on Cape Adare, Antarctic, left 106 years ago by the team of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott in the oldest building on the continent.
Excavations in Blenheim, New Zealand’s South Island, revealed the remains of the first building, a gin palace and general store. Excavations at the site unearthed some artefacts dated to the period of the area’s colonial-era development.
Construction workers at Bob Scott Retirement Village, Lower Hutt’s Petone on North Island, New Zealand, found a large trove of 19th century artefacts. The area is located on the site of the former Petone College.
Construction workers discovered military tranches dating back to the 19th century near Tauranga, in the Bay of Plenty area of the Island of New Zealand.
Department of Conservation ranger discovered an ancient Maori oven while searching for weeds in Mason Bay on Stewart Island, the third-largest island of New Zealand.
People campaigning against housing development in Ihumatao, Mangere, North New Zealand, discovered shell midden pointing to existence of pre-European colonisation Maori settlements in the area.
New study analysed voyager strategies and combined them with environmental conditions in order to find out how ancient seafarers travelled across distant sea routes.