Tagged: Victoria Park

Victoria Park Tunnel Pistol found Not Guilty - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Nov 17, 2011

Earlier this year I wrote ‘Criminal minds brings archaeology into mainstream news’ as I was amused by the insight into mainstream media mentality.  The possibility of an unsolved ‘ancient’ murder catapulted the archaeology being conducted as part of the Victoria Park Tunnel development into the NZ Herald, rather than the story of Auckland’s early occupants being the driving force. Read More

‘Criminal Minds’ Brings Archaeology into Mainstream News - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Mar 30, 2011

Great to see some archaeology on TVNZ news this last week article here and video here.  It did make me chuckle however.  Why is it that something interesting for its own sake, needs to be sensationalised with the word, murder….!?  Is it the case that the legacy of Indiana Jones and the like are still leading the medias … Read More