Category: People


Sir Michael Somare

By Ian Taukuro Ian Taukuro was in Grade 6 at Korobosea Primary School, where my wife taught, whilst I was working at Air Niugini 1979–88. In 2017 he gave this to her as a...


My Early Days in TPNG by Mike Smith

Having just completed my electrical apprenticeship I applied for and was successful in obtaining a position as electrical fitter and mechanic with the Commonwealth Department of Works. I arrived in Port Moresby at 6...


mi Meri Tolai by Lawrence Cremin

For those people who are not ex-PNG the Tolai people live in the Rabaul area of New Britain. Meri is the Pidgin word for female. Muriel Larner referred to herself as ‘mi Meri Tolai’....