Dr. Marianne Turner
NZ Consulting archaeologist.
Formerly Regional Archaeologist (Northland) for the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, and Lecturer in archaeology in the Department of Anthropology University of Auckland. PhD in Anthropology from the University of Auckland.
- The archaeology of harbours, with a regional focus on Waikato-Raglan, Kawhia and Aotea Harbours.
- Pitcairn Island and other islands of South East Polynesia: Stone tools and trade and exchange networks from a technological perspective.
The Function, Design and Distribution of New Zealand Adzes - is available on line.
PhD from the University of Auckland.
- Turner, M., K. Hill, and R. Clough. 2005. Chinese Artefacts from a Site at Wakefield St, Auckland. Archaeology in New Zealand 48(3):260-278.
- Turner, M., 2004. Functional and technological explanations for the variation among early New Zealand adzes. New Zealand Journal of Archaeology 26:57-101.
- Bickler, S.H. and M. Turner. 2002. Food to Stone: Investigations at the Suloga Stone Tool Manufacturing Site, Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of the Polynesian Society v.111.
- Turner, M., 2007. The reworking stategy: Its central role in early New Zealand adze technology. Australian Archaeological Conference, Sydney, Australia, September.
- Turner, M., 2007. Artefacts from Pitcairn Island: The weird and the wonderful. New Zealand Archaeological Association Conference, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand, June.
Works in Progress
- Turner, M., The role of reworking in early New Zealand adze technology.
- Turner, M., Waitaki River Mouth: A 'homebase' model of settlement for the early period of New Zealand prehistory.
- Turner, M., Interaction and isolation: The role of Pitcairn Island stone resources in South East Polynesia.