Volume 81 1972 > Volume 81, No. 2 > Notes and news, p 141-143
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- 141 [(Probably tables of contents) were not found in University of Auckland bound sets]

- 142 [(Probably tables of contents) were not found in University of Auckland bound sets]

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Mr Roger Oppenheim has resigned as Review Editor. His place will be taken by Mr Wilfred Shawcross. The Editor would like to take this opportunity of recording his warm appreciation of Mr Oppenheim's efforts on behalf of the Journal during his term of office.

A brochure entitled “Questions and Answers on the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania” is available from Robert C. Kiste, Secretary, Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, Department of Anthropology, 210 Ford Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, U.S.A.

New publications

Three new publications have been issued by the Polynesian Society. Nga Moteatea Part III by A. T. Ngata and Pei Te Hurinui is available only from the Secretary's office. This volume brings to 300 the traditional Maori song texts re-edited and translated by Pei Te Hurinui from the collection begun, with Part I, by Sir Apirana Ngata. Also available from the Secretary's office are Religion in Atene by Pieter H. de Bres and the second edition of Ratana by J. McLeod Henderson. Details of these and other Polynesian Society publications can be found in the inside back cover of every issue of the Journal.

Contributors of articles in this issue

Edwin Doran Jr., studied cultural geography under Fred Kniffen at Louisiana State University and under Carl Sauer at the University of California at Berkeley. His Ph.D. from the latter institution was received in 1953. He is now Professor and head of the Geography Department at Texas A & M University. His research for a decade has focussed on the culture history of water craft, in particular those of the Caribbean and of the Pacific.

Graham Butterworth is Lecturer in History at Massey University, Palmerston North. At present he is writing a Ph.D. thesis on Sir Apirana Ngata's ministerial career. He is also preparing a monograph on Ethnic Minorities and the Welfare State in New Zealand which he hopes to complete in December, 1972.

Richard Cassels graduated from Cambridge University in 1969 in Archaeology and Anthropology, having specialised in Old Stone Age Archaeology. During his time at Cambridge he gained field experience in Greece, Algeria, Israel, Jordan and the British Isles. He is now a lecturer in Prehistory at the University of Auckland. His research interests centre around prehistoric economy and ecology, particularly its spatial aspects. At present he is working on archaeological sites at Aotea harbour, on the east coast of the Waikato.