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PNGAA Donatons

The information below provides detail of the generous donations provided to the PNGAA for the use of PNGAA members. For further information about these items, please contact Cheryl Marvell at collections@pngaa.net Date Description Contributor...

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Treasurer’s Corner

Below is the latest “Treasurer’s Corner” which appears in each edition of the PNGAA journal. All of the material for sale as shown below can be purchased on-line at our STORE: HERE Subscription and...

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PNGAA Vale

  ADAMSON Marie Therese (Elma) | ADAMSON, Charles (Charlie) William | EDDOWES, Peter J | FAITHFUL, Denys | GARNER, Michael John Patrick | GRAVES, Trevor Welford (Peter) | KERLEY, Fr Kevin | LANGMAN, Peter Albert...

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PNGAA Update

As well as organising PNGAA events, members of the Management Committee continue to network on your behalf, attending a wide range of events and activities, encouraging new members and possible partnerships to keep our...

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PNG In The News

Featuring articles and news reports about contemporary Papua New Guinea—also included are the nation’s sporting achievements and events, and stories about young people doing interesting things—we encourage young people to become involved in PNGAA...

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Memorial News

The Rabaul & Montevideo Maru Society was established in 2009 and integrated into the PNGAA in 2013. The society encourages students and adults to explore the significance of WWII in the Papua New Guinea...

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Letters & Enquiries

Featuring commentaries about previously published articles and news items, along with opinions of interest to PNGAA members. Also included are enquiries from those who require assistance with their research or finding someone from the...

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Art & Book Reviews

Featuring books about Papua New Guinea and reviews, art and craft exhibitions, interviews of interest to members and information for authors, artists and craftspeople.    Michael Veitch  The Battle of the Bismarck Sea During...

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Papua New Guinea’s Road to Independence

1883: HM Chester, Queensland Government Agent on Thursday Island, raised the Union Jack near present-day Port Moresby and annexed, on behalf of Queen Victoria, that part of New Guinea and adjacent islands lying between...

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‘Faster, Higher & Stronger’

The Olympic Games are the epitome of sporting competitions. They bring together the world, through love of sport. The Olympic motto of ‘Faster, Higher & Stronger’ captures the determination of athletes from around the...

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The Day I Gave the Bad News to Kela Smith

WILL MUSKENS The people who live along the Sepik River, who depend upon it for their livelihoods, are facing the fight of a lifetime. The Chinese-owned Guangdong Rising through its subsidiary, PanAust, is seeking...

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Our Walk from the Gimi Valley to Baimaru

HUGH MILLER My reason for writing the following is that both the June 2021 and September 2021 issues of PNG Kundu had references to Kuru and Carleton Gajdusek. I never met him as he...

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The Imuri Fire Dancers

Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi Vincent Kumura, whose fire dancers were on the front cover of the September issue of PNG Kundu, and I became Facebook friends several years ago. Having Gende (Bundi) friends in common, I...