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Consultancy

SPAR provides a range of specialist archaeological, heritage and laboratory consultancy and analysis services.

Contact us for advice:
Email spar@otago.ac.nz

Archaeological consultancy

SPAR field services

Our archaeological consulting covers a full range of field activities from reconnaissance survey and assessments to excavation.

  • Archaeological surveys
  • Excavations
  • Archaeological assessments
  • Archaeological reports
  • Geophysical surveys

Sample archaeological assessments and reports

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Heritage consultancy

SPAR Heritage services

We have knowledge and experience in New Zealand heritage legislation (Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014, Resource Management Act 1991 and Protected Objects Act 1975) and provide fast and accurate advice to clients in all aspects of heritage management planning.

  • Heritage assessments
  • Heritage inventories
  • Conservation plans
  • Policy advice
  • Expert evidence
  • Museum services
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Laboratory analysis

SPAR Lab services

We provide specialist laboratory services for post-excavation analysis, including archaeozoological analysis, artefact analysis and collections management.

  • Post-excavation processing
  • Archaeozoological analysis
  • Artefact analysis
  • Geochemical analysis
  • Ancient DNA analysis

Moa research: New molecular and imaging approaches

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Reports

We produce a range of archaeological assessments and reports, including those required under the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014. Below are a sample from the SPAR Reports Series.

For more information contact us:
Email spar@otago.ac.nz