Kōrero: Human effects on the environment

Wairau Bar archaeological site

The Wairau Bar at the mouth of the Wairau River in Marlborough is one of the oldest archaeological sites in New Zealand. Artefacts have been radiocarbon-dated at about 1300 CE. The aerial view gives an overall impression of the site, and the pop-up shows excavations under way.

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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Kevin Jones

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Janet Wilmshurst, 'Human effects on the environment - Early human impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/12528/wairau-bar-archaeological-site (accessed 8 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Janet Wilmshurst, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007