Wairau Bar moa hunter
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Wairau Bar moa hunter the Jim Eyles story by James R. Eyles

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Published by River Press in Dunedin, N.Z .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 248) and index.

Statementby James R. Eyles
LC ClassificationsCC115.E95 A3 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24486373M
ISBN 109780958277907
LC Control Number2007408012

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  Wairau Bar. In while fossicking on the family farm on the isolated and windswept boulder bank at Wairau Bar on the shores of Cloudy Bay in Marlborough a year-old school boy Jim Eyles uncovered ancient burial sites that contained perforated moa The Wairau Bar was rich in inanga, eels, flounders and shellfish, with abundant firewood for cooking. Between and years ago, the large swan and moa associated with the Wairau Bar, and a number of other bird species in the rest of the country, became extinct due to hunting and habitat Subsequent diggings at Wairau Bar revealed hundreds of stone adzes and a range of personal ornaments interred, with other goods, in 40 burial sites. These artefacts came to define the Moa Hunter – later described as the Archaic – phase of New Zealand :// Houghton, P., 'The people of Wairau Bar', Records of the Canterbury Museum, , vol. 9(3), pp Duff, Roger Duff, The Moa-Hunter Period of Maori Culture. Government Printer, Wellington, Other Information. Information in this report is from the citation prepared for the NZHPT Archaeology Committee at the time of the

It says the Wairau Bar (also known as Te Pokohiwi) was used to hunt moa, and to live on, near food resources, till the midth century when Maori were moved on by European The Wairau Bar’s southern side, across the river from the Wairau Bar, was settled by Europeans in the s, who set up a port to service Blenheim. James Wynen was the region's first shopkeeper and in , with his brother William, he set up a highly lucrative business at the entrance of the Wairau ://   To the left is seen the female, Moa Hunter skull and artefacts first found by year old James Eyles at the Wairau Bar, family farm in In more recent times the skull has been subjected to a 3D CT scan and a forensic facial reconstruction “approximation” of what the individual looked like in   THE MOA HUNTER CANAL BUILDERS OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH ISLANDS OF NEW ZEALAND. In CW Adams surveyed Wairau Bar and noted the existence of miles (19 kilometres) of hand-dug canals. These linked the waterways of the alluvial plain together, bringing abundant fish resources into the region, as well as enhancing

  Wairau Bar, również Te Pokohiwi – stanowisko archeologiczne położone około 10 km na wschód od miasta Blenheim na Wyspie Południowej (Nowa Zelandia).Skatalogowane jest w New Zealand Archaeological Association Site Recording Scheme (pol. Nowozelandzki Związek Archeologiczny ds. Nowozelandzki Związek Archeologiczny ia wykopalisk  Badania  Uwagi  Przypisy Te Pokohiwi is an extensive gravel bar formed where the Wairau River meets the sea at Cloudy Bay on the South Island’s north-eastern coastline. The southern terminus of Te Pokohiwi is the cliff-face of Te Parinui o Whiti (White Bluff) from whence the lineal spit of Te Pokohiwi extends for approximately seven kilometres to the northwest   Conservation plan for Wairau Bar moa hunter site. Wellington: New Zealand Historic Places Trust. Higham, T.F.G. Radiocarbon dating New Zealand prehistory with moa eggshell: Some preliminary results, Quaternary Geochronology (Quaternary Science Reviews)   Wairau Bar, New Zealand Received 8 October MICHAEL M. TROTTER S INTRODUCTION INCE its discovery in January , the Moa-hunter site on the shingle spit at the mouth of the Wairau River on the northeast coast of the South Island, has become the best known archaeological site in New Zealand. Numerous