Weights & Sinkers











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Sinker Stone/Māhē found at Katherine Bay, Great Barrier Island (1991)
Through the inaugural New Zealand Archaeology Week, the New Zealand Archaeological Association is bringing archaeology to the public to increase public awareness and highlight the importance of protecting our...
Photo by Archives New Zealand on Flickr
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Photo by DaveBleasdale on Flickr
Taffrail Logs - Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Measuring distance through the water, before electronics, might have been easier if vessels made a constant speed. Drop a small floating object overboard near the bow and time its passage alongside to a measured...
Photo by Jorge Lascar on Flickr