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To celebrate NZ Archaeology Week this year we asked young people of Aotearoa to share their stories of a favourite historic place. We would like to congratulate winners Daniel Lovewell and Sarah-Kate Simons for their fantastic contributions. We have also shared entries from Liliana Mountford and Kaitlyn Lamb, which we are sure you will also enjoy.

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Generations of Cantabrians have learnt about Christchurch’s role in World War II by visiting Awaroa/Godley Head.

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It’s New Zealand Archaeology Week and we’re celebrating New Zealand’s archaeologists and the important work that they do. We spoke with Andrew Blanshard, one of DOC’s own archaeologists, based in Whangarei, to learn more about heritage in the Northland region. Here’s what he had to say…

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