Puke Ariki Talks - Rediscovering the history of Ketemarae with Dr Caroline Phillips
Wed 02 May 2018, 5.30pm
Puke Ariki Museum Foyer
Ketemarae was a group of Maori settlements set in a bush clearing near present-day Normanby. It was a significant location during the Land Wars, but afterwards sank from view. Fast forward 150 years and a roading project uncovered parts of an unknown Maori fortification. Archaeologist, Dr Caroline Phillips will discuss how many different strands of information (written and oral histories, old survey...