Category: Resource Development


Airstrip at Lake Kutubu

QUENTIN ANTHONY I read with interest Chris Warrillow’s letter in the December issue of PNG Kundu and his correction regarding the location of Moro airstrip, which is, of course, situated at the north-western end...


The Woods of Papua New Guinea

RB McCarthy The woods of Papua New Guinea (PNG) are still virtually unknown to most people throughout the world. Those with some knowledge of this vast untamed land would describe it as one of...


The Finding of Ok Tedi

I have often meant to write of my 24-day patrol to the Star Mountains (Wopkaimin) in August/September 1966 and the finding of a copper sulphate presence in that remote north-western corner of the then...