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Dating the first New Zealanders: the chronology of Wairau Bar

Higham, Thomas F. G.; Anderson, Atholl; Jacomb, C


The first colonization of New Zealand is a much debated issue. The lack of appropriate absolute dating has meant chronology has been poorly understood. New 14C dating of materials from archaic Polynesian graves and occupation levels provides important precision and understanding of early exploitation on New Zealand. A new series of radiocarbon determinations enables the critical site of Wairau Bar to be brought into discussion about the early colonization of New Zealand. Determinations on moa...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Antiquity


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