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Friday, May 20, 2022
 

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Smišek's beehive kilns reinvigorated with new arts and cultural centre
Smišek's beehive kilns reinvigorated with new arts and cultural centre - NZ Herald
 

Rice cultivation recorded at Neolithic site from 8000 years ago

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/05/rice-cultivation-recorded-at-a-neolithic-site-from-8000-years-ago/143645
 
150,000-Year-Old Human Tooth Is Rare Evidence of the Extinct Denisovans
https://flip.it/wCThsf

 
Not archaeology but
DNA provides unique look at moa and climate change
https://flip.it/-xl9zg

Middens at Cornwall Park
https://www.facebook.com/175834102594441/posts/2279230995588064/?d=n

 
Applications now open for the CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2022
Administered by the New Zealand Society of Authors, there are four $5,000 grants available to apply for. These grants provide assistance to NZ writers who wish to undertake research, and a broad range of fiction and non-fiction writing projects are eligible for these grants.

Applications must be made online and be received before 4pm Wednesday 8 June 2022. Successful recipients will be announced mid year.
 The application criteria and guidelines can be found here and we encourage applicants to read the guidelines before beginning the application process. It may also help to have answers and supporting documentation prepared prior to starting. A $25 application fee is required to confirm your application.
 
NZAA submission on the Draft National Adaptation Plan
The government's Draft National Adaptation Plan is now open for consultation, with submissions due Friday 3 June 2022.
https://environment.govt.nz/assets/publications/Draft-national-adaptation-plan.pdf 

The NZAA council will be preparing a submission on the NAP's objectives, actions and gaps in relation to cultural heritage. 
Two key focus areas in the Homes, Buildings and Places section include:
  • Māori connections to whenua and places of cultural value are strengthened through partnerships (objective HBP3). This means:
    • supporting initiatives that identify and respond to climate risks that are specific to iwi and Māori
    • working in partnership with iwi/Māori to develop Māori-led adaptation solutions
    • identifying and embedding Māori knowledge, identity and values in urban design and construction to manage climate-related hazards
    • increasing the resilience of cultural heritage, to strengthen the ties between whānau, hapū and iwi and their whenua.
  • Threats to cultural heritage arising from climate change are understood and impacts minimised (objective HBP4). This means:
    • understanding where cultural heritage sites are, their values, who they are important to and how climate change could affect them
    • understanding how the loss of cultural heritage can affect social, cultural, spiritual and economic wellbeing, including for Māori; and the positive role of cultural heritage in adaptation and wellbeing
    • improving disaster management for cultural heritage
    • enabling communities to maintain and protect their taonga and assets
    • protecting and conserving cultural heritage through appropriate regulation.
If you would like to contribute to the submission, have past and current climate change related projects/case studies to share or any questions please get in touch with Rebecca at submissions@nzarchaeology.org
 
A study of 65 000 years of food remains from a rock shelter site in Kakadu:
https://theconversation.com/65-000-years-of-food-scraps-found-at-kakadu-tell-a-story-of-resilience-amid-changing-climate-sea-levels-and-vegetation-181240
The tools used included edge-ground axes and grinding stones. These were all found in the oldest layers at the site – making them the oldest axes and some of the earliest grinding stones in the world.”
 

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