Port Moresby Nature Park now has an Aviary for Eclectus Parrots

For those who love to visit the Port Moresby Nature Park, it now has a new Eclectus Parrot Aviary showcasing one of PNG’s most unique parrots. This is the 9th of 10 aviaries which have been built and opened in the last 8 months. The 10th is a rescue and rehabilitation aviary located off public display and will be completed in the next few weeks.POM Nature Park Manager, Michelle McGeorge said, “This aviary houses our female Eclectus parrots, some of the birds have been rescued or surrendered to the nature park and some were born here. The aviary features interpretation panels that promote the Nature Park’s campaign and raise awareness of the threat to PNG parrots.”

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Sir Anthony Siaguru Walk Against Corruption Happening on the 9th of June, 2019

Transparency International PNG believes in recent months, the country has seen a lot of political changes that have shaken the foundations of the country’s democracy. Citizens need to be reassured that the basic laws preserved in our Constitution are upheld. And that every citizen is also aware of their right to quality justice and responsibilities as citizens.TIPNG Chairman, Lawrence Stephens said, “Ensuring justice is everyone’s responsibility. That’s an interesting concept.”

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PNGAir Partners with Buk Bilong Pikinini

This week PNG Air will be providing tickets to Buk Bilong Pikinini staff to travel to their Library Learning Centres around the country for in-library monitoring and training. Over the past three years, PNG Air has assisted the organization with travel for all teacher- librarians to travel to Port Moresby for annual training, as well as transportation of BbP’s School Library Reestablishment kits to schools in all provinces of PNG.

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Buk Bilong Pikinini Library Learning Center at Tatana sees 30% Increase in Children Progressing into High School

It’s been six year since the Buk bilong Pikinini’s Library Learning Centre at Tatana had been built and it has had a great impact in the community. The children are achieving much better academic results and Tatana has seen a 30% increase in children progressing into high school.One parent said, “It’s like the whole community has become focused on education –we now have children reading at school and coming home with books to read and study.”

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PNG Tourism Promotion Authority Showcases PNG in 6th South Pacific Tourism Exchange in New Zealand

An event that happens every year, the South Pacific Tourism Exchange (SPTE) is a chance for PNG Tourism Promotion Authority (PNGTPA) to showcase the country’s tourism potential. The South Pacific Tourism Exchange is hosted by the Fiji-based South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO). PNG Tourism Promotion Authority represented the country by attending the event in New Zealand last week. While there, they met with New Zealand tourism wholesalers and travel agencies to sell, market and promote their tourism products and services. 

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Attorney General calls on Government Lawyers to Apply for a Stay Order on Vote of no Confidence Motion

Attorney General, Alfred Manase, has instructed government lawyers to apply for a stay order on the vote of no confidence motion until all matters relating to the doctrine of the separation of powers are dealt with by the Supreme Court. The Attorney General stated that the urgent application is not to stop the vote of no confidence but to ensure the rule of law is respected and observed at all time.“

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Sir Puka Temu Returns to Our Development Party

Papua New Guinea’s current and alternative Governments are at crossroads as to what to expect in the days leading up to the next parliament sitting, with the numbers game very much still being played between camps. On the Marape side, former Health Minister and Abau MP, Sir Puka Temu, announced his resignation from the Peoples National Congress (PNC) Party as he returns back to the one he co-founded – Our Development Party (ODP).

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