700 year-old Maori house discovered

From The Press:

Otago University archaeologists have identified what they believe to be the site of a 700-year-old dwelling on the Wairau Bar in Marlborough.

The find comes as part of a re-interment project for Maori bones excavated decades ago by Canterbury Museum.

A deal between local iwi Rangitane, the museum and Otago University means scientists have been allowed back for the first time in almost half a decade. (continued)