Archaeology of the Pacific
Ancient Polynesia
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Terms 1–4
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$5 per student @ Museum | $100 per online session
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Auckland Museum | online
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1 hour

This programme is for the following year groups: Years 1–3, Years 4–6, Years 7–8

The settlement of the Pacific was the last and greatest story of human migration carried out by modern humans. But where did Pacific people come from? Who were their ancestors? What was their way of life like? Why are Pacific languages similar?

All these questions can be answered through archaeology.

Image details: Matau,Fish hook. Cook Islands. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira.1931.1136, 16158
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