Category: Library

Read many stories and incidents and thoughts contributed over the years.

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The Bone Man of Aitape

I had just finished the book The Bone Man of Kokoda, lent to me by that Aitape Big Man, Robert Parer, when it occurred to me that I knew another Bone Man, Tadashi Nishibaki...


MP presents rice mill

MP presents rice mill to farmers, encourages rice farming March 19, 2020The NationalBusiness RICE farmers in the Ihu local level government in Kikori have been given a machine to mill their rice. Ward member...


Bougainville – Another geologist killed

A GEOLOGIST from Thailand employed by a Filipino-owned mining company is dead after allegedly shot by disgruntled landowners in a remote mountainous area of Bougainville, Bougainville Police Commander Francis Tokura says. Tokura said he...


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...


My Last Years as a Kiap

From 23 April 1953 to 27 August 1976 I was a field administrator or kiap in Papua New Guinea. The administrative areas now called Provinces were called Districts. I served in Eastern Highlands, Western...