Moa bones on show at library

Maniototo Community Library team leader Aimee Pieterse checks out the recently discovered moa...
Maniototo Community Library team leader Aimee Pieterse checks out the recently discovered moa bones on display at the library. PHOTO: SHANNON THOMSON
Maniototo natural history enthusiasts have the chance to get up close and personal with a piece of New Zealand’s past this month.

A set of moa bones, discovered by a trio of school pupils and confirmed by the Otago Museum, have been loaned to the Maniototo Community Library for September.

Maniototo Community Library team leader Aimee Pieterse said she felt ‘‘really lucky’’ to be able to share the discovery with the community.

‘‘We are really privileged to be able to have them here at the library, and grateful that they’ve loaned them to us so we can share them with the community,’’ she said.

The moa bones will be on display at the library until the end of the month.

shannon.thomson@odt.co.nz

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