Engineering and Management


1986   "Water Use in Urban Auckland, New Zealand",  Urban water demand  management conference proceedings, Perth, W.A.


1987   “Some Recent Examples of Rehabilitation”, Proceedings of Symposium on Dam   Safety, Rotorua, N.Z. Society on Large Dams.


1988   "Servicing Infrastructure", pp 95-105 in Bush, G.W.A. (Ed.),  Auckland Now!, Auckland 2000!, Auckland Regional Authority.


1991   "Contracting Out Existing Services - Assessing Value", N. Z. Local Government  Management. (17) 30-32.


1992   "Accounting for Assets in the Water Industry", N.Z. Local Government Engineering.


"Man bites Frogg: Water Conservation in the Auckland Region", Recycle Today 6:42-4.


2000   (With Rob Lorden) “Contracting Operations and Maintenance Services – Getting the Principal’s and Contractor’s Objectives Aligned Through a New Form of Contract.”  NZ Water and Wastes Association Conference, Rotorua, Proceedings.





1966   “A Maori Ritual Site.” Journal of the Polynesian Society. 75:502-503.


1968   “Maori Soils in the Lower Waikato.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 11:67-75.


1968   “Report on the Natural Foundations of the Ngaroto Site.” N.Z. Archaeological        Association Newsletter. 11:35-39.


1969   “Pits and Kumara Agriculture in the South Island.” Journal of the Polynesian Society. 78:223-251.


1969   “Some Petroglyph Sites in the North Island, New Zealand, I  - III.” N.Z.        Archaeological Association Newsletter. 12:164- 177.


1969   “Review of Sites Excavated in the Northern North Island.” N.Z. Archaeological      Association Newsletter. 12:164-177.


1970   “The Introduction of Kumara into New Zealand.” Archaeology and Physical Anthropology in Oceania. V:114-127.


1970   “Some Petroglyph Sites in the North Island New Zealand, IV.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 13:44-47.


1970   “A File Manufacturing Technique.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 13:84-85.


1970   “A Maori Pit Site, N42/114, in Parnell, New Zealand.” Records of the Auckland     Institute and Museum. 7:93-103.


1971   “Some Errors with Carbon 14 Dating.”  N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 14:64-66.


1972   “Sources of ‘Moas and Moa-hunters’.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 15:4-15.


1972   “Archaeology at Harataonga Bay, Great Barrier Island.” Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum. 9:81-123.


1972   (with R.C. Green), “An Economic Interpretation of Taniwha Pa, Lower Waikato, New Zealand (N52/1).”  Mankind. 8:255-269.


1972   “Capacity of the Period III Defences to Withstand Assault.” in P. Bellwood, 1972, “Excavations at Otakanini Pa, South Kaipara Harbour.” Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 2:259-291.


1973   “Tokoroa Moa-hunter Site, N75/1.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 16:150-164.


1974   “Metrication and the Site Survey Scheme.” N.Z. Archaeological Association           Newsletter. 17:179-185.


1975   “C14 Dates from Harataonga Bay, Great Barrier Island.” N.Z. Archaeological         Association Newsletter. 18:48-52.


1975   "Radiocarbon Dates from Rangitoto and Motutapu, a Consideration of the Dating Accuracy." New Zealand Journal of Science. 18:441-451.


1975   “A Garden Soil at Rocky Bay, Waiheke Island, N43/72.” N.Z. Archaeological          Association Newsletter. 18-183-190.


1975  Review of LEVISON, Michael, R. Gerard WARD and John W. WEBB: The Settlement of Polynesia: A Computer Simulation. Journal of the Polynesian Society.  84 (1): 99-104.


1977   “Genesis in Oceania.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 20:86-106.


1979   Cultural Processes Limiting Diversity in New Zealand Prehistory. in. A.J. Anderson Ed., “Birds of a Feather.” British Archaeological Reports, International Series. 62.


1979   (with B.F. Leach), “Radiocarbon Dating and the New Zealand Archaeological Association.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 22:129-133.


1980   “Regional Variation in Maori Greenstone Pendants of the Kuru Style.” Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum. 16:63-75.


1981   “Radiocarbon Dating, Some Guidance for Users.”  N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 24:228-236.


1982   “Coromandel Peninsula.” in N.J. Prickett Ed., “Regional Perspectives in New Zealand Archaeology.” Dunmore Press, Palmerston North.


1983   Editor (with S. Bulmer and D. Sutton), “A Lot of Spadework to be Done.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Monograph No. 14.


1984   “Shell Points of Maori Two-Piece Fishhooks from Northern New Zealand.” New Zealand Journal of Archaeology. 6:5-21.


1984   Review Article of McFadgen, B. and R. Sheppard, “Ruahihi Pa.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 27:191-194.


1987   “Site Survey Methods and Standards: a Check Survey of Motutapu Island.” N.Z. Archaeological Association Newsletter. 30:16-26.


1987   (with K.L. Jones), “Prehistoric Population Estimates for the Tolaga Bay Vicinity, East Coast, North  Island, New Zealand.” N.Z. Journal of Archaeology. 9:81-114.


1990   (with G. McManus), “A Single-Phase Prehistoric Open Settlement Site N15/237.” in         D.G. Sutton, Ed., The Archaeology of the Kainga, University of Auckland Press, Auckland.


1994   “The Likelihood of Multiple Settlement in Eastern Polynesia - A Stochastic Model.” in D.G. Sutton, Ed., The Origins of the First New Zealanders. University of Auckland Press, Auckland.


1994   “Adzes from Kopuarahi: the Potential for Subdivision of Type 2B Adzes.” Archaeology in New Zealand. 37:97-103.


1999   “Pits Long, Large and Prestigious: Recognition of Varieties of Maori             Kumara Storage Pits in Northern New Zealand.”  N.Z. Journal of  Archaeology. 21:29-45.


2004   "Managing Our Cultural Heritage in Archaeological Sites – A Role for the RMA and Local Government?" Resource Management Law Association Review.


2004   (with G J Irwin, I Lawlor and P Ngaropo), “An introduction to Kohika in historical and archaeological context.” , pp1-10, in G J Irwin, editor, 2004 Kohika, The archaeology of a Maori lake village in the Ngati Awa rohe, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Auckland University Press, Auckland.


2004   (with K. Grieg) “Protecting archaeological heritage through public heritage lists” Archaeology in New Zealand 47(2)99-107.


(with W. Gumbley and D. Johns) “Management of wetland archaeological sites in New Zealand.” Department of Conservation, Science for Conservation Series No.246.


2007   “Changing the site recording scheme” Archaeology in New Zealand 50(1):57-67.

2007   “Potential adverse effects of climate change on historic heritage” (Letter) Archaeology in New Zealand 50(4):277-278.


2008  “Hangi, Hangi Pits, Hangi Scoops, Umu, Scoops, Fire Scoops, Hearths, Scoop Hearths - Sorting Out What We Are Talking About” Archaeology in New Zealand 51(2): 95-105.


2008   “Archaeology of the Bay of Plenty.” Department of Conservation Science For Conservation series. On-line:  ISBN 978–0–478–14429–1


2014  “New Zealand’s settlement date – The last word (or at least the latest).” Archaeology in New Zealand 57(4):199-203


2015   “Evidence of absence or absence of evidence – An exploration of the settlement date of New Zealand.” Archaeology in New Zealand 58(3):138-151.


2019   “Measure them adzes.” Archaeology in New Zealand 62(2):23-30.


2020  Who's Talking? Outputs in Cultural Resource Management and the Threat of RMA Reform.Archaeology in New Zealand 62(4):17-26.


2021 “Sea level rise, the expected and the unexpected.” Archaeology in New Zealand 64(3):42-50.


2022 “An early report on Long Beach and Whareakake (Murdering Beach) Sites, Otago.” Archaeology in New Zealand 65(1):13-17.




2007   “Recollections of a voyage to South Australia and New Zealand, commenced in 1838. William Porter”.  Edited by M F Law and G Law. Maruiwi Press.


2008   “A very early Maori photographic portrait” New Zealand Memories 69:34-35.


2008 “Auckland, August 1908: A Stop on the Great White Fleet World Cruise”
 Maruiwi Press. Electronic publication available at:


2008 “The Great White Fleet in Auckland” Heritage Matters Issue 17:38-9.

2008  Abundance and Constraint: A Short History of Water Use in New Zealand”
Maruiwi Press. Electronic publication available at:


2014 with M F Law “A brief but memorable visit”, in More True Tales of Great Barrier, Great Barrier Island History Research Group