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.
A stone adze was discovered by forestry crew at Tututawa in eastern Taranaki farmland, New Zeland. The origin of the tool is yet unknown but it pre-dates the arrival of Europeans.
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.