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Les Lockerbie and team embark for Hawksburn, Central Otago, 1955

Les Lockerbie and team embark for Hawksburn, Central Otago, 1955

This photograph shows a New Zealand Archaeological Association expedition about to depart from Dunedin for a 10-day survey of moa-hunting sites in Hawksburn, Central Otago. H. D. Skinner (left, with hat) farewells the group, which included (left to right) Michael Trotter, W. Robb, Les Lockerbie (the expedition leader), J. Beeby and Jim Eyles. Lockerbie pioneered a more systematic approach to recording archaeological site details.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 11 January 1955

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Peter Clayworth, 'Anthropology and archaeology - Professionals, academics and amateurs: 1920s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44417/les-lockerbie-and-team-embark-for-hawksburn-central-otago-1955 (accessed 1 March 2020)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014