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Understanding the Settlement of The Waitaki District


Wed 2 May 2018, 6:00pm–7:00pm

Where: Forrester Art Gallery, 9 Thames St, Oamaru, North Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Image: Waitaki District Archive P0001.475-2. Mr Allan Willetts pictured with the collection from the Waitaki River Mouth site. 1952

Part of New Zealand Archaeology Week 2018.

Hear Professor Richard Walter, archaeologist, discuss the first settlement of the Waitaki District. This talk follows the talk Professor Walter gave for Archaeology Week last year on the colonisation of Aotearoa.

This year the focus is on understanding how the local sites relate to that bigger history. Professor Walter is currently researching the Willetts’ collection at the Museum. This talk is part of New Zealand Archaeology Week 2018.

Conact: Chloe Searle
Phone: 64 3 433 0852