About the Authors

Rebecca L. Kinaston

rebecca.kinaston@otago.ac.nz

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Richard K. Walter

Affiliations Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Southern Pacific Archaeological Research, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Chris Jacomb

Affiliation Southern Pacific Archaeological Research, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Emma Brooks

Affiliation Southern Pacific Archaeological Research, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Nancy Tayles

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Sian E. Halcrow

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Claudine Stirling

Affiliation Community Trust of Otago Centre for Trace Element Analysis, Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Malcolm Reid

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Andrew R. Gray

Affiliation Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Jean Spinks

Affiliation Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Ben Shaw

Affiliation School of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Roger Fyfe

Affiliation Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand

Hallie R. Buckley

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RLK HRB BS. Performed the experiments: RLK CS MR BS. Analyzed the data: RLK AG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS MR JS RF RKW. Wrote the paper: RLK RKW CJ EB NT SEH.