Further information about Archaeology

This page lists sources of further information about Archaeology which are relevant to Porirua.

New Zealand Archaeological Association

The Association's Archaeological Site Recording Scheme 'ArchSite' has information about recorded archaeological sites at http://www.archsite.org.nz. The New Zealand Archaeological Association's website http://www.nzarchaeology.org has further information about archaeology.

Heritage New Zealand

All pre-1900 archaeological sites are protected by the Historic Places Act 1994. Heritage New Zealand regulates the damage, destruction or modification of archaeological sites. More information about archaeological sites and the Heritage New Zealand is available on their Archaeology page.

Literature sources

The information about archaeological sites on this website is sourced from a report prepared by InSitu Heritage Limited (http://www.insitu-heritage.co.nz) and the following text sources:

Davidson, J.M. 1978. Archaeological salvage excavations at Paremata, Wellington, New Zealand. National Museum of New Zealand Records 1(13): 203-236.

Leach, B.F., Davidson, J.M., Miller K.J., Greig, K. and R. Wallace. 2009. Salvage excavation and analysis of faunal material from an archaeological site (R27/24) at Pauatahanui Inlet near Wellington. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Technical Report 40.

Prickett, N. 2002. Landscapes of conflict. A field guide to the New Zealand Wars. Random House, Auckland.

Walton, A. New Zealand redoubts, stockades and blockhouses, 1840–1848. Department of Conservation Science Internal Series No. 122.

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