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"Homework - compose a poem about my defeat of the Wagga Wagga Werewolf! Signed copies of Magical Me to the author of the best one!"
-- Gilderoy Lockhart (CS10)

A geographic region of the South Pacific Ocean including the continent of Australia, the country of New Zealand, and surrounding islands such as Fiji and New Guinea.

  • Gilderoy Lockhart wrote about his defeat of the Wagga Wagga Werewolf, named for a place in New South Wales, Australia (CS10)
  • Flavius Belby survived a Lethifold attack in Papua New Guinea in 1782 (FB).
  • The Fire Crab is native to Fiji and protected on beaches there from both Muggles and Wizards (FB).
  • The Antipodean Opaleye Dragon is native to New Zealand, but has been known to fly to Australia (FB).
  • A Billywig is a magical insect native to Australia (FB).
  • The Fijian Quidditch Team has a mascot called the Dukuwaqa, a "shark/man shape-shifter" (Pm).
  • New Zealand has a Quidditch team called the Moutohora Macaws (Pm)
  • Australia has several teams such as the Woollongong Warriors and the Thunderlarra Thunderers (QA8, QA10).

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First called Océanie in 1812 by French geographer Conrad Malte-Brun, from the Latin oceanus for ocean. (Source: Wikipedia)

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