This aerial photograph, by archaeologist Kevin L. Jones, shows archaeological evidence of Māori garden plots at Pukaroro on the Wairarapa coast. The contours on the site are stone rows, used to mark out the gardens, which date from before the first European explorers visited New Zealand. Aerial photography has proven a valuable tool for discovery and identification of archaeological sites around New Zealand and Jones has been one of the most important archaeological photographers.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Kevin Jones
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