Geoffrey BASKETT MBE

PNG: 1933-90; Kwato Mission – Milne Bay, Port Moresby, Wewak, Banz, Lae.  Founder and Manager Kristen Radio.

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Geoff served in many roles in PNG for 56 years. He was a W/O in ANGAU and is author of the much loved hymn Islands and Mountains which is also the name of his biography

In a life of achievements, he is most famously known in PNG for being the composer of well-known songs such as ‘Papua New Guinea’ (which might have become the national anthem), ‘Islands and Mountains (known internationally as The Song of Kwaro)’ and ‘We Are Free’.

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