Social media

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Day of Archaeology 2015

We documented a day in the life of earthquake archaeology in Christchurch on Facebook, Twitter and the Day of Archaeology website, here.

Media

Archaeology in post-quake Christchurch, RNZ National, 4 April 2013

Colombo St bridge find: William Neighbours' 1800s bricks unearthed, SCIRT, 19 July 2013

Crew finds 1800s circus bones, The Press, 10 July 2013

Digging up the dirt in historyStar, 18 December 2015

Heritage hikers hear about Avon River elephants, SCIRT, 21 October 2014

Historic city bridge yields 1930s snippets, SCIRT, 24 March 2016

Hole mystery uncovered under boarding hostel, The Timaru Herald, 9 February 2013

Lovely bones, The Press, 29 May 2012

National Geographic, 21 February 2013

Not all bricks are equal: drain detectives at work Madras Street, SCIRT, 13 September 2012

Nydfa name puzzle remainsPress, 14 January 2013

Press editorial

Our lost heritage recorded, The Press, 22 February 2013

Quake upheaval bares city historyPress, 11 June 2014

Quirky finds in work on anchor project, CERA, p.7, May 2014

Recovering the 'city below the one we've lost'Press 31 January 2013

Rebuild a boom time for archaeologistsPress, 22 June 2013

Rebuild uncovers trash 'time capsule', The Press, 23 February 2013

Secret city rewriting NZ history, The Press, 3 August 2013

Secret room reveals treasure, The Press, 8 December 2012

Sewer system relic discovered, SCIRT, 27 January 2016

Tony Robinson's Time Walks

Treasure trove in Fendalton, SCIRT, 4 December 2015

Underground overground wombling free…under Christchurch, SCIRT, 08 July 2014

Urban archaeologists, RNZ National, 1 March 2014

What we find behind old walls…, SCIRT, 10 April 2015

Exhibitions

Boom or Bust: 19th century trade journeys (an archaeological experience), October 2015 and December 2015

  • An interactive exhibition held at Grubb Cottage in October 2015 for Beca Heritage Week, exploring the stages of the journey made by people and material goods from Britain to New Zealand in the 19th century. The exhibition later featured at South Library in Beckenham in December 2015.

Pieces of the Past, October 2015

  • An online exhibition, featuring the employees of Underground Overground Archaeology and their favourite artefacts.

Resurface, 2014

  • An exhibtion held at the Canterbury museum on archaeological discoveries in and around Christchurch prior to and following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

South Library, January-February 2014 and December 2014-January 2015

  • Exhibitions of material culture recovered from European archaeological sites in Christchurch

Public talks

Garland, J.

  • 2014. Archaeology in the Red Zone. Presentation at Probus New Zealand Inc., Amberley Branch.

Hennessey, M.

  • 2015. Arrivals and Departures: Christchurch's New and Old Heritage. Rubber gloves recommended: A look at the weird and strange things found inside to-be-demolished heritage buildings, as part of Beca Heritage Week 2015.

Watson, K.

  • I have absolutely no idea. Screeds of them, I'm guessing.

Other public outreach

2014

  • SCIRT Walking Tours led by Hamish Williams, regarding history of Christchurch's infrastructure. Held as part of Beca Heritage Week.
  • Archaeological presentation at St Michael's School.

2013

  • Archaeological open day, held at Underground Overground Archaeology offices as part of Beca Heritage Week.

Conference presentations, panels and posters

2016

  • Garland, J. Forming the footprint of a city: 19th century consumerism and material identity in Christchurch, New Zealand. Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Watson, K. Christchurch: the most English of New Zealand cities? Conference presentation. Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Washington, D.C.

2015

  • Bennett, K. Who do we work for? Mixing archaeology and industry? Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Geelong.
  • Garland, J. The politics of smoking: pipes, Oddfellows and radicalism at 154 Armagh Street. New Zealand Archaeological Association conference, Pahia.
  • Garland, J. and Watson, K. From the ground up: understanding the construction of class in 19th century Christchurch. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Geelong.
  • Watson, K. Let's talk about buildings... New Zealand Archaeological Association conference, Pahia.
  • Watson, K. The Avon Loop: a neighbourhood uncovered. New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials conference, Christchurch.

2014

  • Garland, J. Presentation and participation in Archives, Memory and Post-Earthquake Christchurch panel. Archives and Records Association of New Zealand, Christchurch
  • Watson, K. [whatever this was]. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Freemantle
  • Carter, M. Rebuilding the Gateway to Canterbury: Archaeological Management and 550 Years of History at the Port of Lyttelton. Conference presentation. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Christchurch.
  • Dickson, C. A Typology of 19th Century Leather Shoes from Christchurch. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Christchurch.
  • Garland, J. Brewery to Bonded Store: the Archaeology of Trade in 19th Century Christchurch. Conference presentation. Conference presentation. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Christchurch.
  • Geary Nichol, R. and Williams, H. Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct. Conference presentation. Conference presentation. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Christchurch.
  • Watson, K. and Webb, K. The Archaeology of Christchurch's Domestic Buildings. Conference presentation. Conference presentation. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Christchurch.

2013

  • Bone, K. The Victorian Christchurch Child. Conference poster. [can't actually remember if this is the title]. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Paramatta
  • Garland, J. The Standard Hotel: Beer, Burlesque and 'A Sketchy Kind of Farce.' Conference poster. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Paramatta
  • Watson, K. [whatever your paper was?]. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology conference, Paramatta
  • Watson, K. [that one about working immediately after the earthquake, how to do disaster archaeology that you did with Frank]. Conference presentation. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Cambridge

2012

  • Tremlett, L. The deconstruction of the Canterbury Provincial Council Chambers. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Oamaru
  • Hughes, J. [whatever that poster was]. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Oamaru
  • [Any others? I can't remember back that far]. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Oamaru

Partnerships

Centre for the archaeology of the Modern World

The Concealed Revealed