16 Aug 2017

Historic Cemetery Findings

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:14 pm on 16 August 2017

University of Otago researchers are gaining fresh insights into the quality of life and identity of Otago's early European settlers and farmers. The team has excavated skeletons from unmarked graves in St. John's Burial Ground, in Tokoiti, Milton.

The project is being undertaken in partnership with a local community group called Tokomairiro Project 60  and the Anglican Church. A public meeting was held last night to unveil the findings.

Professor Hallie Buckley, co-lead the research with Dr Peter Petchey.