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

Archaeological services

SPAR field services

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

  • Archaeological surveys
  • Excavations
  • Assessments
  • Reports
  • Geophysical surveys

Heritage services

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

Laboratory services

SPAR Lab services

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

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