Jessica Christine Lai (Luzern): The Protection of Maori Cultural Heritage: Post-Endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Maori Culture in the Modern World: Its Creation, Appropriation and Trade. DNA sequencing of a 100-year-old lock of hair has established Aboriginal Australians have had a longer continuous association with the land than any other race of people. Australia’s aborigines and occupied land: More moves towards restitution for native Australians. A review of Seeds of Empire: The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand by Tom Brooking and Eric Pawson. Last month saw the death of the Australian Literary Review, the monthly literary and intellectual supplement to The Australian. Want to know what global warming has in store for us? Just go to Australia, where rivers are drying up, reefs are dying, and fires and floods are ravaging the continent. A review of Looking for the Light on the Hill: Modern Labor’s Challenges by Troy Bramston. Eddie Walsh on why Oceania matters. Is New Zealand too orderly, tidy and tame? There was, as there always is in Fondlelandia, a happy if somewhat moist ending.

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