Human remains have been found in PNG dated to about 50,000 years ago. The mainland was one of the first landmasses after Africa and Eurasia to be populated by modern humans.
Banoi Herald Excerpt #40
Banoi Herald Excerpt #40 is a collectible item in Dead Island. It can be found in the Laboratory map of Act III. It is part of the My collectibles, let me show you them! challenge, and the Gotta find'em all and Nearly there achievements.

On a table in the lobby of the Laboratory.

Can be seen on the following map: