Region: Oceania

Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Raymond Brown, Cambridge News, 16th Jun 2017.

Man charged with WA winery painting theft

(Australia)

AAP, 15th Jun 2017.

In a Historic First, Australia Agrees to Return Ainu Remains to Japan

(Japan; Australia)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 15th Jun 2017.

Man attempts painting theft at WA winery

(Australia)

Sky News, 12th Jun 2017.

'You've got to be joking': Brazen art theft in Swan Valley caught on CCTV

(Australia)

Hannah Barry, WA Today, 11th Jun 2017.

The fine art of forgery to be on display

(New Zealand)

Alister Browne, Manawatu Standard, 7th Jun 2017.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2017.

Man out to prove Māori not original settlers under investigation

(New Zealand)

Mihingarangi Forbes, Radio New Zealand, 30th May 2017.

A Northland man is under investigation by Heritage New Zealand for tampering with historic burial sites

(New Zealand)

Shabnam Dsatgheib, Stuff.co.nz, 27th May 2017.

1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th May 2017.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

(Australia)

Tim Stone, The Art Newspaper, 26th May 2017.

Dozens of Māori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums

(New Zealand; Germany)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 25th May 2017.

Million-dollar Lindauer art heist in Auckland more sophisticated than police have revealed

(New Zealand)

Kurt Bayer, New Zealand Herald, 23rd May 2017.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News, 23rd May 2017.

Twist in $1m heist riddle

(New Zealand)

Phil Taylor, New Zealand Herald, 21st May 2017.

Grave Robbers with Far-Right Links Could Be Stealing Ancestral Māori Skulls

(New Zealand)

Tess McClure, Vice, 18th May 2017.

Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Radio New Zealand, 16th May 2017.

Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Waatea News, 15th May 2017.

Ancient fossil chipped out of rock with heavy-duty tools at Hallett Cove Conservation Park

(Australia)

Sowaibah Hanifie, ABC Australia, 9th May 2017.

'Menace to society' Anthony Ricardo Sannd heading back to jail over theft of $130,000 motorcycle

(New Zealand)

Jared Savage, New Zealand Herald, 3rd May 2017.

New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal

(New Zealand)

Mānia Clarke, Maori Television, 30th Apr 2017.

Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries

(New Zealand)

Jessica Long, Stuff.co.nz, 23rd Apr 2017.

Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals

(Australia)

SBS, 22nd Apr 2017.

Art thieves steal $30,000 worth of work from painter

(New Zealand)

Jimmy Kouratoras, Scoop, 21st Apr 2017.

Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Jessica Long, Stuff.co.nz, 15th Apr 2017.

Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland art heist 'radioactive'

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Wynn, New Zealand Herald, 9th Apr 2017.

Second mystery in million-dollar theft of Lindauer paintings from Auckland gallery

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Johnston, Bay of Plenty Times, 5th Apr 2017.

Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders

(New Caledonia; France)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 4th Apr 2017.

Police release CCTV footage of theft of Lindauer paintings

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald, Bay of Plenty Times, 3rd Apr 2017.

Theft of Māori paintings stuns descendant

(New Zealand)

Jacob Brown, News Hub, 2nd Apr 2017.

Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom

(New Zealand)

Matthew Theunissen, New Zealand Herald, 2nd Apr 2017.

Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary

(New Zealand)

Anna Loren, Stuff.co.nz, 1st Apr 2017.

Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand, 1st Apr 2017.

Million-dollar Parnell art heist: Interpol on watch for thieves

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald, 1st Apr 2017.

The dinosaur track theft that never was

(Australia)

Jamie Seidel, Adelaide Now, 31st Mar 2017.

Thieves steal war memorabilia

(Australia)

Dominique Baynes, The West Australian, 28th Mar 2017.

No takers for large collection of works belonging to art forger

(New Zealand)

Lindy Laird, The Northern Advocate, 7th Mar 2017.

Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back

(Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 3rd Mar 2017.

Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Australia)

Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 3rd Mar 2017.

Idiots vandalising ancient Aboriginal rock art in Flinders Ranges

(Australia)

Erin Jones, The Advertiser, 26th Feb 2017.

Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang"

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin, The Daily Telegraph, 16th Feb 2017.

Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work

(Australia; United States of America)

Karen MIchael, Domain, 15th Feb 2017.

Wall mural stolen from Kensington Gardens school, SA

(Australia)

Mirage News, 10th Feb 2017.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield, Western Advocate, 10th Feb 2017.

Stopping the fake indigenous art flood when does cultural appropriation become theft?

(Australia)

Lexology, 7th Feb 2017.

New Zealand's surprising history of art crime: 'I continue to be flabbergasted'

(New Zealand)

Elanore Ainge Roy, The Guardian, 2nd Feb 2017.

HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk

(Australia)

Jewel Topsfield, WA Today, 28th Jan 2017.

Light exhibition goes dark as artwork stolen from botanic gardens

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand, 27th Jan 2017.

Art returned after burglary admitted

(New Zealand)

Daniel Birchfield, Otago Daily Times, 23rd Jan 2017.

Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home

(India; Australia)

C. R. Gowri Shankar, Deccan Chronicle, 16th Jan 2017.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2017.

Paparazzi Dog statue stolen from Paddington, artists offering $10,000 worth of art for its return

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin, The Daily Telegraph, 11th Jan 2017.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam, The Times of India, 11th Jan 2017.

Morley artist devastated by theft of canvases

(Australia)

Toyah Shakespeare, Community News, 4th Jan 2017.

Mossgreen, Leonard Joel clash over call to ban ivory, rhino horn sales

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 3rd Jan 2017.

Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Dec 2016.

Antique dealer left 'devastated' after $20,000 art theft

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand, 23rd Dec 2016.

Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 22nd Dec 2016.

New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Lisa Bannon, The Wall Street Journal, 21st Dec 2016.

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts

(United States of America; India; Australia; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 21st Dec 2016.

Waiouru medal thief recalled to prison after starting online escort service

(New Zealand)

Hannah Martin, Stuff.co.nz, 20th Dec 2016.

Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork

(Australia)

Isabelle Hellyer, Vice, 14th Dec 2016.

British war veteran appeals for stolen service medals to be returned

(New Zealand)

Catrin Owen, Stuff.co.nz, 9th Dec 2016.

Virgin Mary stolen from Helensville church

(New Zealand)

Danielle Clent, Stuff.co.nz, 6th Dec 2016.

Outrage at unprovoked vandalism of ancient tree

(New Zealand)

The Northland Age, 6th Dec 2016.

'Weaponise your privilege': blocked Aboriginal Australian speaker addresses students by Skype

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 5th Dec 2016.

Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

(Australia)

Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 4th Dec 2016.

Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Dec 2016.

Artwork stolen from ANU School of Art graduate exhibition

(Australia)

Georgina Connery, The Canberra Times, 25th Nov 2016.

History re-told through the Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 18th Nov 2016.

Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia

(India; Australia)

The Times of India, 16th Nov 2016.

Possible 'first encounter' Aboriginal shield uncovered in Berlin

(Australia; Germany)

Lexi Metherell, The New Daily, 10th Nov 2016.

Old-fashioned burglar caught red handed

(Australia)

Newsport, 8th Nov 2016.

Demand for high-end honey prompts beehive crime wave

(New Zealand)

Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network, 7th Nov 2016.

'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

CBC, 2nd Nov 2016.

Thief in Waiouru medal heist that 'shocked the nation' denied parole

(New Zealand)

Josh Fagan, Stuff.co.nz, 28th Oct 2016.

Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 26th Oct 2016.

Paintings by executed Bali Nine inmate Sukumaran stolen in Adelaide

(Australia)

Tom Richardson, In Daily, 25th Oct 2016.

Framed: art crime in focus

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Fox, Otago Daily Times, 19th Oct 2016.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 17th Oct 2016.

Remains of 13 Aboriginals will be returned to Australia

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Jacqueline Magnay, The Australian, 15th Oct 2016.

Help! My Goldie's missing!

(New Zealand)

Natasha Thompson, The Gisborne Herald, 14th Oct 2016.

Virtual reality tells Indigenous story in London as bones set to return to Australia

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Nick Miller, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Oct 2016.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

Stolen brazier leaves artist dissapointed

(New Zealand)

Carly Gooch, Stuff.co.nz, 4th Oct 2016.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad

(Australia)

Esther Anatolitis, Eureka Street, 3rd Oct 2016.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 1st Oct 2016.

India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture

(Australia; India)

Eastern Eye, 1st Oct 2016.

The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 25th Sep 2016.

Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners

(Australia)

Ollie Gillman, The Daily Mail, 22nd Sep 2016.

Aboriginal artefacts in Sotheby's auction prompt questions over provenance

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11th Sep 2016.

Author says New Zealanders need to watch out for art crime

(New Zealand)

Mahvash Ali, Stuff.co.nz, 1st Sep 2016.

Art crime in New Zealand - there's more than you think

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Black, Stuff.co.nz, 1st Sep 2016.

Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom

(New Zealand)

The New Zealand Herald, 23rd Aug 2016.

Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Lucy McNally, ABC Australia, 23rd Aug 2016.

Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt

(Australia)

The West Australian, 19th Aug 2016.

It's time rock art was better protected

(Australia)

Paul Tacon, Apollo, 17th Aug 2016.

Decendant of Joseph Banks' servant supports repatriation of Gweagal artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Alasdair McDonald, Bega District News, 15th Aug 2016.

Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 15th Aug 2016.

Ancient gold scam re-emerges

(Australia)

Queensland Police, 8th Aug 2016.

'It's very poignant': Darwin gallery taps into Indigenous incarceration conversation

(Australia)

Emilia Terzon, ABC Australia, 8th Aug 2016.

Daughter reveals motivation for Eddie Burrup art scandal

(Australia)

Victoria Laurie, The Australian, 6th Aug 2016.

Captain Cook statues defaced in NZ amid calls for Maori chiefs to take his place

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Ainge Roy, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

The man who stole Pompey's medals

(Australia)

Caleb Cluff, Bombala Times, 24th Jul 2016.

Picasso's Weeping Woman: Could mystery of 1986 NGV art heist be solved?

(Australia)

Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd Jul 2016.

Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India

(Australia; India)

The Tribune, 22nd Jul 2016.

NGA's stolen buddha slowly homing in on return to India

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 22nd Jul 2016.

National Gallery of Australia likely to forfeit more ancient Indian antiquities, says director

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18th Jul 2016.

Heritage New Zealand charges dropped against Marlborough landowners Haysley and Phillip MacDonald

(New Zealand)

Selena Powell, Stuff.co.nz, 13th Jul 2016.

Banksy stencils 'destroyed' in AC/DC Lane construction works

(Australia)

Melissa Singer, The Age, 10th Jul 2016.

Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted

(Australia; India)

ABC Australia, 4th Jul 2016.

Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India

(Australia; India)

Sally Pryor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4th Jul 2016.

Self-proclaimed 'Australia's worst artist' hangs his own painting in the National Gallery of Victoria

(Australia)

Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1st Jul 2016.

Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist

(New Zealand)

Tim O'Connell, Stuff.co.nz, 23rd Jun 2016.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 23rd Jun 2016.

Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage

(Australia)

Heather Sculthorpe, The Mercury, 20th Jun 2016.

Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Jun 2016.

Beloved 'little old lady' public art stolen from Hughes shops

(Australia)

Kim Lester, ABC Australia, 31st May 2016.

International graffiti artist who travelled to Melbourne to tag jailed for 6 months

(Australia)

Bianca Hall, The Age, 31st May 2016.

Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Madison Park, CNN, 28th May 2016.

Art, coins and stamps snatched from Sydney property

(Australia)

The Daily Telegraph, 28th May 2016.

Special delegation visits Sheffield for skull repatriation

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

The Star, 20th May 2016.

Maori skull on its way back home after 130 years

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan, The National, 18th May 2016.

Steal This Fork: An Artist Spent 15 Years Stealing Silverware Used by the 1%

(Australia)

DJ Pangburn, The Creator's Project, 16th May 2016.

60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US

(New Zealand; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Kurt Bayer, The New Zealand Herald, 12th May 2016.

Maori skull returning to homeland after 133 years in Moray

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Chris Foote, STV, 11th May 2016.

Mungo Man still lies in a cardboard box. Why?

(Australia)

Tom Keneally, The Age, 26th Apr 2016.

How do you buy Indigenous Australian art ethically?

(Australia)

Brigid Delaney, The Guardian, 18th Apr 2016.

Theft and forgery from Whiteley to Warhol

(Australia)

Gina Fairley, Arts Hub, 14th Apr 2016.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra, 2nd Apr 2016.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins, The Guardian, 2nd Apr 2016.

AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Apr 2016.

Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett, ABC Australia, 1st Apr 2016.

NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 29th Mar 2016.

Calls for British Museum to surrender Indigenous Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

ABC Australia, 28th Mar 2016.

Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 27th Mar 2016.

'I don't think it was taken by an art collector'

(New Zealand)

Kate Pereyra Garcia, Radio New Zealand, 25th Mar 2016.

Beloved West Coast painting stolen

(New Zealand)

Joanne Carroll, Stuff.co.nz, 23rd Mar 2016.

Talk explores ties South American art collector had with Taranaki carvings

(New Zealand)

Deena Coster, Taranaki Daily News, 21st Mar 2016.

Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums

(Australia)

Rosemary Neill, The Australian, 12th Mar 2016.

Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish

(New Zealand)

Anne Gibson, The New Zealand Herald, 8th Mar 2016.

Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures

(Australia; India)

Geoff Hiscock, Nikkei, 26th Feb 2016.

Graffiti tagger destroys historical Smith Street feminist mural

(Australia)

Neelima Choahan, The Age, 26th Feb 2016.

Police investigate Aboriginal artwork stolen from Fremantle home

(Australia)

Danielle Le Messurier, Perth Now, 18th Feb 2016.

Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

EDITORIAL: Restoring artifacts to their rightful owners

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Indiana Daily Student, 17th Feb 2016.

National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomen, Business Insider, 17th Feb 2016.

Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt

(Australia; India)

Shalailah Medhora, The Guardian, 17th Feb 2016.

NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 12th Feb 2016.

Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 9th Feb 2016.

Aratoi museum and local iwi buy back ancient Maori cloak after century in US

(New Zealand)

Rachel Thomas, Stuff.co.nz, 2nd Feb 2016.

Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler

(Australia)

Laura Armitage, Heidelberg Leader, 1st Feb 2016.

Anthony Lister found guilty of wilful damage over graffiti artworks

(Australia)

Steph Harmon, The Guardian, 28th Jan 2016.

Connecting with artefacts taken by Cook

(New Zealand)

The Gisborne Herald, 25th Jan 2016.

Stolen artwork returned to gallery

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij, Stuff.co.nz, 23rd Jan 2016.

'Scumbags' steal Altona Homestead artefacts

(Australia)

Goya Dmytryshchak, Star Weekly, 20th Jan 2016.

Museum-quality heirloom stolen from Hamilton home

(New Zealand)

Te Ahua Maitland, Stuff.co.nz, 19th Jan 2016.

Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years

(Australia)

Kitty Hauser, The Australian, 16th Jan 2016.

Art work stolen before exhibition opens

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij, Nelson Mail, 16th Jan 2016.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams, Radio New Zealand, 14th Jan 2016.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya, DNA, 6th Jan 2016.

$6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174

(New Zealand)

Jessy Edwards, The Dominion Post, 5th Jan 2016.

Sale of historic Maori cloak attracts debate on Trade Me

(New Zealand)

Stuff.co.nz, 4th Jan 2016.

Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue

(New Zealand; Chile)

Megan Gattey, The Dominion Post, 31st Dec 2015.

Motunui epa: Maori storehouse carvings returned home after 150 years buried in a swamp, 40-year European exile

(New Zealand)

Kim Griggs, ABC Australia, 16th Dec 2015.

Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia

(Australia)

Clare Colley, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Dec 2015.

Man admits stealing Maori artefacts

(New Zealand)

Hawke's Bay Today, 9th Dec 2015.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy, Australian Geographic, 7th Dec 2015.

Thieves steal engine parts worth $150k from railway museum

(Australia)

ABC Australia, 1st Dec 2015.

Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 26th Nov 2015.

Stolen ancestral remains repatriated to Western Australia after years of negotiations

(Australia; Austria)

Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 21st Nov 2015.

New Zealand Herald Reserve Bank apologises over stolen design on new $10 bank note

(New Zealand)

Susan Strongman, The New Zealand Herald, 11th Nov 2015.

'Mungo Man': Bones of Australia's 42,000-year-old man returned to Aboriginal tribes for burial

(Australia)

Kathy Marks, The Independent, 7th Nov 2015.

Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home

(Australia)

Julie Power, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6th Nov 2015.

Mungo Man to be moved to National Museum of Australia's repatriation unit

(Australia)

Katie Burgess, The Canberra Times, 6th Nov 2015.

Fake Lindauer painting kept in cupboard for years before $75,000 Turnbull sale

(New Zealand)

Simon Hendery, The Dominion Post, 5th Nov 2015.

Traditional owners mark Uluru handback

(Australia)

AAP, 9 News, 25th Oct 2015.

Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum

(Australia)

Lucy Cormack, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Oct 2015.

Editorial: Lesson for library in 'fake' purchase

(New Zealand)

The Dominion Post, 23rd Oct 2015.

The Attorneys General and the Motunui Panels

(New Zealand)

Jim Mclay, Taranaki Daily News, 22nd Oct 2015.

$75,000 wake-up call over fake painting

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand, 19th Oct 2015.

Art matters: Stolen taonga returned to Taranaki after 40-year fight

(New Zealand)

Ali Ikram, The New Zealand Herald, 17th Oct 2015.

Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 16th Oct 2015.

Police hunt serial thief after expensive bonsai trees stolen at Cabramatta West

(Australia)

Rosaline Walters, The Daily Telegraph, 13th Oct 2015.

Keeping place for stolen Indigenous remains should take priority over Anzac centre

(Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 12th Oct 2015.

Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India

(India; Australia)

The Indian Express, 11th Oct 2015.

Both sides claim victories in art court battle

(New Zealand)

John Weekes, The New Zealand Herald, 8th Oct 2015.

Mt Surprise gem owner offers $20,000 reward for return of stolen stones

(Australia)

Grace Uhr, The Cairns Post, 24th Sep 2015.

Artwork stolen, vandalised at upmarket Auckland office building

(New Zealand)

Maria Slade, Stuff.co.nz, 11th Sep 2015.

Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection

(Australia)

Clare Colley, The Canberra Times, 10th Sep 2015.

Sculptures 'disappear' from Sir Antony Gormley's lake installation in Australia

(Australia)

Jonathan Pearlman, The Telegraph, 9th Sep 2015.

Who stole two Steele artworks

(New Zealand)

NZ Catholic, 1st Sep 2015.

Topaz gems stolen from Qld Museum

(Australia)

Sam Flanagan, Brisbane Times, 26th Aug 2015.

Gift from Te Puea, jewellery, combs taken in theft

(New Zealand)

Elton Smallman, Stuff.co.nz, 25th Aug 2015.

Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 20th Aug 2015.

National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Aug 2015.

Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal

(Australia)

Harrison Tippet, The Advertiser, 18th Aug 2015.

Sotheby's fights copyright agency over Olsen art

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Aug 2015.

Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end

(New Zealand)

Imran Ali, The Northern Advocate, 14th Aug 2015.

Is it OK to buy replica furniture?

(Australia)

Elicia Murray, Domain, 11th Aug 2015.

Artist victim of late-night antics

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Ryan, Otago Daily Times, 31st Jul 2015.

Sotheby's primed for battle over John Olsen copyright

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 31st Jul 2015.

Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

Sotheby's sued over John Olsen artworks

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 15th Jul 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva, Brisbane Times, 10th Jul 2015.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead

(Australia)

Sarah Hudson, The Weekly Times, 8th Jul 2015.

Van found minus art

(New Zealand)

Carla Green, Otago Daily Times, 8th Jul 2015.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley, Visual Arts Hub, 6th Jul 2015.

Plea for return of artworks

(New Zealand)

Carla Green, Otago Daily Times, 6th Jul 2015.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues

(Australia)

Merinews, 4th Jul 2015.

Art stolen from Whanganui gallery

(New Zealand)

Thomas Mead, 3News, 30th Jun 2015.

Indigenous man's skull returns to his people more than 150 years after its theft

(Australia)

Mark Colvin, ABC Australia, 29th Jun 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Jun 2015.

Rannali 'stoked' painting found 12 years later

(New Zealand)

Sonya Bateson, Bay of Plenty Times, 16th Jun 2015.

La vente d'art kanak suspendue

(New Caledonia; Switzerland)

Sale of Kanak Art Suspended

Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 13th Jun 2015.

Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 13th Jun 2015.

SA Police search for Boer War artefacts, papers stolen from State Library

(Australia)

The Advertiser, Perth Now, 12th Jun 2015.

Des objets d'art kanak « volés » présentés lors d'une grande vente aux enchères en Suisse ?

(New Caledonia; Switzerland)

Stolen Kanak art objects offered at a large auction in Switzerland?

Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 10th Jun 2015.

Kauri gum theft 'devastating'

(New Zealand)

The Northland Age, 9th Jun 2015.

Meteorite worth more than $16,000 stolen from Queensland museum

(Australia)

ABC Australia, 8th Jun 2015.

Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 9th Apr 2015.

Ancient artefacts from Egypt illegally imported to Australia returned to ambassador in Canberra

(Australia; Egypt)

Liz Foschia, ABC Australia, 8th Apr 2015.

Motunui panels returned to Taranaki

(New Zealand)

Helen Harvey, Stuff.co.nz, 20th Mar 2015.

Is that a Whiteley? Why collectors buy lousy fakes as masterpieces

(Australia)

Sasha Grishin, Visual Arts Hub, 19th Mar 2015.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 6th Mar 2015.

Australia Returns Precious Qing Dynasty Statue to China

(Australia; China)

Amanda Wu, Women of China, 6th Mar 2015.

Wanganui expert fights to ban moa trade

(New Zealand)

Zaryd Wilson, Wanganui Chronicle, 9th Jan 2015.

Rare medal stolen from museum

(New Zealand)

Caleb Harris, Stuff.co.nz, 3rd Dec 2014.

Ancient Maori heads returning from US

(New Zealand; United States of America)

NZN, NZCity, 1st Dec 2014.

Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?

(Australia)

Lyndel Prott, The Conversation, 30th Nov 2014.

Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains

(New Zealand)

James Ihaka, The New Zealand Herald, 26th Nov 2014.

A Thief Stole Rare Coins Worth $1 Million From The NSW State Library

(Australia)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 8th Aug 2014.

Risk of being duped on looted artefacts lost on NGA

(Australia)

Australia

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 5th Aug 2014.

Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items

(Australia)

William Vallely, The Courier, 7th Jul 2014.

Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago

(Australia)

Tanya Nolan, ABC Australia, 6th Jun 2014.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 4th Jun 2014.

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku

(Australia; India)

DNA, 11th Apr 2014.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7th Apr 2014.

Second Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artefact from display

(Australia; India)

IBN Live, 2nd Apr 2014.

National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Canberra Times, 2nd Apr 2014.

Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 27th Mar 2014.

India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 27th Mar 2014.

NGA removes Dancing Shiva from display

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26th Mar 2014.

NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Mar 2014.

National Gallery Director Steps Down As Cloud Remains Over $5M Indian Sculpture

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 21st Mar 2014.

Shiva swap involves National Gallery of Australia in international art looting case

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21st Mar 2014.

The National Gallery of Australia dances into trouble with Shiva

(Australia; India)

Rachel Kleinman, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18th Mar 2014.

Book proves Tweed man's $50m Cezanne painting is real

(Australia)

Nolan Verheij-Full, My Daily News, 10th Mar 2014.

National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art

(Australia; India)

Anna Maria Nicholson, ABC Australia, 5th Mar 2014.

Historical shackles nearly sold off at auction

(New Zealand)

Wepiha Te Kanawa, Maori Television, 5th Mar 2014.

Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud

(Australia; Peru)

Helen Thew, AAP, 24th Oct 1989.

'Hot' Relic Goes Back

(Australia; Peru)

QNP, 24th Oct 1989.

Wrong Mantle, Claims Gallery

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26th Sep 1988.

Please don't touch the tapestry. It's Hot.

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd Sep 1988.

Please don't touch the tapestry, it's hot

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd Sep 1988.