Issue: 2016 4 December Una Voce

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The Port Moresby Game Fishing Association

The Port Moresby Game Fishing Club is located at the Royal Papua Yacht Club grounds in Konedobu. The club continues to enjoy strong support from the local & expat community hosting monthly fishing competitions...

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Rotary PNG Project

ROTARY PNG By Steven Gagau (August 2016) PNGAA Committee Member, Steven Gagau also a Rotarian was involved in a PNG community project during August 2016 for the supply and installation of solar power and...

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Vales

BAXTER, Barrie D. 3 September 2016. age 88 at Murrumba Downs, Qld  Barrie was born in Lancashire. U.K. He joined the Grenadier Guards in 1946 resigning in 1948 to join   the Lancashire Constabulary from July 1948 until...

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Didiman’s Diary #6

By David Montgomery 17th November 1958 I departed on recreation leave and returned on 3rd April 1959 reporting for duty at KONEDOBU head office receiving what I considered disappointing news; instead of returning to...

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Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial News

What’s On? 75th Anniversary 2017 The Rabaul and Montevideo Maru group is planning services in Rabaul, PNG, on 22 June 2017 and at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT on 1 July 2017.  Further...

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Over Rabaul in a Beaufort

by Frank Smyth WINGS correspondent who flew with the squadrons. This wartime story is reprinted from WINGS, 23 January 1945. Down through the Markham Valley passed squadrons of Beauforts to join another squadron in...

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Shake Baby Shake

By Paul Dennett Early in 1963 I applied for a teaching job in PNG.  The first step required me to undertake a six-month course at Malaguna Teachers College in Rabaul to gain teaching qualifications. ...

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Vudal and the Mataungans 1970 (Part 5)

Gordon Dick was Principal of Vudal Agricultural College in 1970.  Recollection Nine: The October Evictions There were periods when we appeared to be living with a stalemate. The presence of police personnel and vehicles...

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Seek and Ye Shall Find! A Rabaul Riddle Solved

By Robyn Watters Seek and ye shall find!  A long standing family mystery has been solved.  Last year in Una Voce I asked for help to find my Great Uncle Ted’s first wife –...

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Fauna and Flora Records Given to PNG

Australia has given Papua New Guinea more than 100,000 records of plant and animal specimens collected since the1950s in what’s been described as a “really rich” source of data. The gift from the Canberra-based...