Understanding the settlement of the Waitaki district, Waitaki District Archive P0001.475-2

Understanding the settlement of the Waitaki district

The Colonisation of Aotearoa - understanding the settlement of the Waitaki district

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.

Wednesday 2 May at the Forrester Gallery

The talk will begin at 6pm and is expected to run for approximately one hour.

Image: Waitaki District Archive P0001.475-2, Mr Willetts with some of the Collection from the Waitaki River Mouth, 1952.

Forrester Gallery
2 May 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm