800-year-old stone tool found underneath demolished post office
Published on October 25th, 2011 | by Admin0
Because of the nature of the soil at the post office site, no evidence of wooden structures, including waka, remained as they would have rotted, Couch said.
Couch said that showed that while Maori would not have lived for long periods on the site, it would have been used periodically for years.
Story: Charley Mann and Genevieve Robinson, Stuff.co.nz| Photo: Stuff.co.nz