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David Veart

Trained as an anthropologist, David Veart worked as a Department of Conservation historian and archaeologist for over twenty-five years. Veart is author of First Catch Your Weka: A Story of New Zealand Cooking(AUP, 2008) and Digging up the Past: Archaeology for the Young and Curious (AUP, 2011). He is the proud owner of Donald Cranko's fire-belching `Mighty Atom' toy steam train, among other toys.