The New Zealand Archaeological Radiocarbon Database was compiled by the Department of Conservation Science and Research Unit (Project Investigation 900) under the direction of Dr Bruce McFadgen.
It comprises dates determined principally at the Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory (originally the Institute of Nuclear Sciences Radiocarbon Laboratory) and the Waikato University Radiocarbon Laboratory in New Zealand, with a smaller number from overseas laboratories.
The assistance of volunteers who worked on data entry is gratefully acknowledged:
Ms Vanessa Tanner was responsible for completing data entry and checking the database.
Details about radiocarbon dates were clarified by:
Details about archaeological sites have been checked where necessary by Mr Tony Walton of the Department of Conservation Science and Research Unit. The prompt answers from archaeological colleagues throughout New Zealand to questions about submitted samples is gratefully acknowledged.