Faculty of Arts


Heritage Conservation in Aotearoa

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for ANTHRO 340.


Addresses the main principles of heritage conservation focusing on the rationale rather than treatment method. Special emphasis is given to the fields of: conservation of place, archaeological, maori building, ethnographic, fine art and paper conservation. Provides students with a cultural orientation to conservation where issues are examined through several contexts, including anthropological studies and conservation science.

NB: enrolment is limited to 20 students, with selection within the following categories based on the best three Anthropology courses and Grade Point Average: 1) Anthropology major or Anthropological Science major; 2) Anthropology minor; 3) Other.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s)  Dilys Johns

Recommended Reading

Caple, Chris Conservation skills judgement, method and decision making. Routledge 2000.


ANTHRO 340: 15.0 points


ANTHRO 100 and 101, and ANTHRO 200 or 201 or 203 or HERITAGE 200 or MUSEUMS 200, or 120 points passed

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