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Kevin Lock did the second E Course (Teacher training) at Rabaul in 1961 and was posted to Arehava Primary School in the Gulf District and later at Madang Technical College. He left PNG in late 1964 returning in 1970 (now married with one daughter) to manage the Bainyik Vocational Centre in the East Sepik and later the Popondetta Vocational Centre. He left PNG in 1975.
Like so many expatriates, I was attracted to Papua New Guinea long before I arrived there. My interest began in England as a high school student in the late 1940s through a world map which showed the mainland as partly unexplored; this stimulated in me a desire to visit. Later that fascination was expanded with a desire not only to go there but to stay and work. In 1960, when I embarked on an around the world experience, the Arctic Circle and New Guinea were on the top of my list. It took until 1962 on my travels via Canada and Australia to get there