A Guide to Port Moresby
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Contents More than any other
country, there is a diverse
set of experiences awaiting
those who come to PNG.
This is Papua New Guinea ................................. 5 BsP branches in Port Moresby plus full
details of our products and services . 46 & 47 A Sing Sing dancer displays
Fast facts........................................................6 & 7
easy artistry at a cultural
About BSP ........................................................... 8 Merchant services .....................................48 & 49 event, a diver is transfixed
Entry into Port Moresby ................................... 10 Investment loans ............................................... 50 by an untouched reef, a
surfer finds the perfect
Arriving in Port Moresby .................................. 11 Your banking ..................................................... 51 break, a hiker rubs his eyes
Getting to and around Port Moresby ............. 12 Personal and motor vehicle loans ................... 51 trying to cope with the lush
beauty of perfect green
Top ten things to do in Port Moresby .....13 & 14 Transaction accounts ........................................ 52 fjords, a tourist is charmed
Recommendation to incoming expats ........... 15 Saving accounts ........................................52 & 53 by an unexpected act of
Money and valuables ....................................... 16 kindness by a local – all
ATM/branch locations ..............................54 & 55
of these things are part of
Health ................................................................ 17 a day in PNG. This is a
Family and education ....................................... 18 Directory destination that rises far
Key services/lifestyle........... 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61 above a typical South Pacific
Communications ............................................... 19 tropical destination by virtue
Electricity ........................................................... 20 BSP branches .................................................... 62 of its diversity of its culture,
scenery and people.
Shopping ........................................................... 21
Accommodation ............................................... 22
This is Papua
Dining and entertainment........................23 & 24
Entertainment ...........................................25 & 26
Services and activities ........ 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32
Located in the South Pacific, as an area of interest for
Papua New Guinea will investment and tourism.
History of the nation’s capital ....................33 surprise you. Comprising a As a result, the economy is
group of islands including responding.
Land and people .............................................. 34 the eastern half of the island
PNG’s culture .................................................... 35 of New Guinea between the Visitors will find an
Coral Sea and the South interesting people who are
History of the nation’s capital .......................... 36
Pacific Ocean and scattered open and friendly, with a
Climate .............................................................. 36 over a total of 462,840 sq sense of humour and irony. PNG has a total coastline of
km, PNG is slightly larger With more exposure to 5,152 kms, so it does offer
Local travel ........................................................ 37
than the State of California. education and technology
many beaches – but it has
Local laws .......................................................... 37 Papua New Guineans are
so much more. Renowned
Since independence in determined to improve
Local customs ................................................... 38 for its sailing, diving and
1975, Papua New Guineans their living standards. There
fishing, this is a country that
have experienced certain are social, economic and
challenges. cultural changes under way. does offer an escape from
Experiencing Port Moresby modern life. And it’s all
To live and work in PNG
and Png ................................. 40, 41, 42, 43 Now, however, life is to discover the warmth wrapped up in a rich and
has begun to improve and vast potential of a intriguing culture you’ll find
Exploring Port Moresby and nowhere else.
significantly and the world is fascinating country and its
surrounds ...................................................43 & 44 seeing Papua New Guinea people.
Fast facts Religions Roman Catholic 27%, Evangelical Lutheran 19.5%, United Church 11.5%, Seventh-Day
Adventist 10%, Pentecostal 8.6%, Evangelical Alliance 5.2%, Anglican 3.2%, Baptist
2.5%, other Protestant 8.9%, Bahai 0.3%, indigenous beliefs and other 3.3% (2000
Independence 16 September 1975 (from the Australian-administered UN trusteeship)
Country name Conventional long form: Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Conventional short form: Papua New Guinea government type Constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm.
Local short form: Papuaniugini
Former: Territory of Papua and New Guinea Administrative 20 provinces; Bougainville (autonomous region), Central, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands,
Abbreviation: PNG government divisions East New Britain, East Sepik, Enga, Gulf, Madang, Manus, Milne Bay, Morobe, National
Capital, New Ireland, Northern, Sandaun, Southern Highlands, Western, Western
Location Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea Highlands, West New Britain
between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia being 6 00 S,
and 147 00 E Economy Papua New Guinea is richly endowed with natural resources, but utilisation has been
hampered by the rugged terrain and the cost of infrastructure. Agriculture (coffee,
Area PNG covers a total area of 462,840 sq km, of which 452,860 sq km is land and 9,980 sq cocoa and copra) provides a subsistence livelihood for the bulk of the population
km is water. Thus making it slightly larger than the State of California. Its total coast (about 75% of PNG’s population). Mineral deposits including oil, copper and gold
line is 5,152 km account for the majority of export earnings.
Languages The three official languages are English, Tok Pisin and Motu; there are approximately Currency kina (PGK)
860 other languages
natural resources Its natural resources are gold, copper, silver, natural gas, timber, oil and fisheries.
geography Its terrain is mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills.
Main exports Gold, petroleum, copper, palm oil, cocoa, coffee, copra oil and logs
Highest point Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m
Main imports Machinery and transport equipment, food and fuels
Lowest point Pacific Ocean 0 m
Main trade partners Australia, Singapore, Japan, China and USA
Climate Apart from the cooler Highlands the weather throughout PNG is considered tropical;
Northwest monsoon (December to March), Southeast monsoon (May to October); with Internet Internet domain – pre-paid wireless internet access cards available at selected hotels,
slight seasonal temperature variation. The wet season for the capital city, Port Moresby clubs, shops, apartments and compounds in PNG/ADSL
is usually from December to April.
Telephone International country code: 675
Capital city Port Moresby
Post Available through Post PNG Ltd. There is no door-to-door delivery service, but post
Main cities Port Moresby, Lae, Mt Hagen office boxes are available for rental.
Time zone PNG has a single time zone and is on the same time as Brisbane, Australia which is 10 Media: Png Media: English - Language
(Ten) hours ahead of UTC/GMT. There is no daylight saving. There are two major newspapers produced in English in Port Moresby: Post Courier
and The National available weekdays (Monday to Friday). Wantok is printed in Tok
Population 6,057,263 ( 2009 est.) Pisin and published once a week.
People - nationality noun: Papua New Guinean(s) adjective: Papua New Guinean Radio: NBC-PNG National Broadcasting Commission
Nau FM (96.5FM) Port Moresby with nationwide transmitters, broadcasting in English,
Png people There are many myths and stories that abound about PNG and its people. What aimed at younger audience radio Kalang FM, National radio, operated by NBC-PNG
you will discover is that PNG is an ideal destination for business, and it does help to
understand its people and way of life. There are more languages spoken in PNG than Yumi FM. Based in Port Moresby with nationwide transmitters, broadcasting in Tok
in any other country in the world. Pisin, aimed at older audience
FM100. Based in Port Moresby.
Age structure 0-14 years: 36.9% (male 1,137,796/female 1,099,365)
15-64 years: 59% (male 1,836,272/female 1,735,298) Television: EMTV & Kundu 2
65 years and over: 4.1% (male 114,789/female 133,743) (2009 est.)
Port Moresby based Hitron & Channel 8 Pay TV services
Literacy Definition: age 15 and over can read and write
Total population: 57.3% Electricity 240 volts AC 50 Hz
Female: 50.9% (2000 census) Video/TV PAL system in use
Ethnic groups Melanesian, Papuan, Micronesian, Polynesian Clothing: Tropical, lightweight clothing and cottons are recommended. In the Highlands, warmer
What to wear clothes are needed. Rainwear is advised for the monsoon season (December to March).
About BSP your bank
BSP has a long and proud history as the South Pacific’s own bank, a name the region has
come to know and trust. With a real knowledge of the Pacific, BSP is committed to growth.
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When the bank opened its doors for business in 1957, it was as a branch of the National
Bank of Australasia Limited. In 1974 the company was incorporated as Bank of South
Pacific Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian parent. The Bank’s major
expansion came in 2002, when it saw the opportunity to acquire Papua New Guinea
Banking Corporation (PNGBC). The bank changed its name to Bank of South Pacific
Limited and has grown to become the largest banking network in Papua New Guinea. In
2003 the company’s shares were listed on the Port Moresby Stock Exchange.
With assets of over K9 billion, the company proudly lists in excess of 5,300 shareholders
with investments of over K3.2 billion. In April 2009, the bank launched a major rebranding
programme and is now known throughout the region as BSP... your Bank. “BSP is creating
a truly meaningful Pacific banking franchise which can be more than competitive with
our Australian counterparts and the bank has a true long term commitment to the
development of the Pacific region,” says BSP’s Company Chairman, Mr Noreo Beangke.
Banks are an essential service to the community. BsP believes we have a
responsibility to make our services accessible to everyone throughout the Pacific.
BSP deals foreign exchange with many of the major mining companies in PNG including,
Exxon Mobil, Ok Tedi, OilSearch, Barrick Gold and Lihir Gold. BSP also has over 55 percent NOW you can
market share of deposits in PNG including many multinational companies plus all the
major PNG corporations. change your
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Port Moresby Branch,
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with Digicel and Waigani Branch, Boroko
Be Mobile and Xcess Top-up Branch & Lae Top Town
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designing buildings of exceptional quality, inventiveness and appropriateness to their locale.
Entry into Port Moresby
Entry and exit requirements
Entry into PNG by all foreign visitors requires a
visa. Tourists can apply for a tourist visa which can your bank
be obtained on entry providing the intended stay
is no longer than 60 days for nationals of selected
Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as
currency, customs and quarantine regulations)
change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or
Consulate of Papua New Guinea for the most up
to date information.
Quarantine restrictions prevent travellers from Crowne Plaza Hotel Holiday Inn Grand Palace House of Gemini
Place of Interest Embassy
bringing fruit and vegetables into the country. Police Station Service Station
Asia Aromas Gateway Hotel Lamana Hotel Daltron
Ela Beach Hotel Airways Hotel - Palazzo Restaurant
It is important to ensure passports have at least Hospital/Clinic Post Office - Beachside Brasserie - The Gold Club
six months validity and carry copies of a recent passport photo with you in case you need a
replacement passport while overseas.
Arriving in Port Public Holidays
what to wear” Moresby 2010
New Year’s Day
You’ve arrived in Port Moresby – the capital of PNG. Over the 5 Apr Easter Monday
The social life in PNG 7 Jun Queen’s Birthday
is very active. You will following pages you can discover some of the city’s highlights as
23 Jul Remembrance Day
discover you need a you get into the tempo of Port Moresby’s tropical lifestyle. See 16 Sep Independence Day;
large variety of clothes. and discover the city’s culture and prepare to be surprised. Constitution Day
There are several balls 25-26 Dec Christmas
and other formal events Port Moresby is the ideal base for exploring more of PNG
on during the year, so if from holiday spots and getaways to dive experiences that are 2011
men have dinner suits it 1 Jan New Year’s Day
amongst the best in the world. 22 Apr Good Friday
is recommended to pack
25 Apr Easter Monday
them. Shopping in Port Downtown Port Moresby is the heartbeat of the city – a compact 13 Jun Queen’s Birthday
Moresby, particularly for 23 Jul Remembrance Day
commercial and business hub. You’ll want to familiarise yourself
clothes, is quite limited, 16 Sep Independence Day,
so the best advice is bring with the services that are on offer and these are listed in more Constitution Day
a good variety with you. detail for your easy reference. 25-26 Dec Christmas
Getting to and around Top ten things to do in
Port Moresby Port Moresby
Your safety getting to Png There are many good reasons to get out signature highlights. The clear waters
and about in Port Moresby. offer ideal conditions for the beginner as
Getting around, in and about Port Moresby The national flag carrier Air Niugini has direct well as the advanced diver, with sunken
should be considered carefully. There are a flights between Port Moresby and Australia plane and ship wrecks and vivid shelves
lot of myths and stories. The truth is that Papua (Brisbane, Cairns and Sydney), the Solomon Islands of tropical coral. Loloata Island Resort is
New Guinea is a developing country, and law and an increasing number of Asian destinations
only 15 minutes away from Port Moreby’s
and order is a concern – particularly in Port (www.airniugini.com.pg).
Moresby, the South Pacific’s largest city. To International Airport and offers a selection
avoid the risk of experiencing difficulties, use Airlines PNG flies from Cairns (www.apng.com) of great dives. Off Bootless Bay is Horsehoe
common sense. Avoid becoming a target by and in a code share arrangement with new Reef with the End Bommie and the wreck of
using discretion (avoid flashing jewellery!). entrant Virgin Blue, services the Brisbane route the Pacific Gas.
Travel after dark is best kept to a minimum and (www.virginblue.com.au).
never alone. Walking after dark is particularly
dangerous. All travel at night should be by car, Port Moresby is served by Jacksons International 4. sunset drinks with a view
with doors locked and windows up. Airport (which is 11kms from the Central Business
District of Port Moresby). Travelling through Papua Relax and enjoy the views across Fairfax
In recent years there has been an upsurge in New Guinea is usually by air due to the rugged Harbour from the comfort of the Royal
crime, much of it petty and opportunistic. Much terrain and thick jungles, with no roads connecting
of the problem is, of course, due to poverty, Port Moresby and other major centres. The 1. Hit a hole in one Papua Yacht Club. Affectionately known
and both the government and international aid Highlands Highway is the only major highway which as “the Yachtie”, there’s always a great
organisations have been working in recent years connects Lae and Madang to the Highlands region. The 18-hole course at the Port Moresby conversation to be had, good friends to
to reduce the levels of poverty. Golf Club, located in Waigani at the end meet over a cold SP, PNG’s own award
Daily flights depart Port Moresby’s Jacksons Airport of Magani Crescent, behind Parliament winning beer.
A high degree of caution should be exercised. to major centres. House, makes for an excellent day out.
Pay attention to your personal security at all
Keen golfers beware, you may not just hit
times and monitor the media for information Port Moresby is the only town in Papua New Guinea
about potential new safety or security risks. to have taxis. Most hotels provide courtesy transfer an Eagle or a Birdie, but a Crocodile! This is
buses. Please confirm when reserving your golf with an edge! It’s the ideal place to get
Crime is random and particularly prevalent in accommodation. Public Motor Vehicle (PMV) together with other keen golfers. Regular
urban areas. Settlement areas of Port Moresby operates city routes at a cost of 70 toea per trip. tournaments are held throughout the year.
are particularly dangerous. Violence and (This method is ok but not recommended unless
use of “bush knives” (machetes) and firearms you are accompanied by persons who are familiar
are often used in assault and theft attempts. with Port Moresby.) 2. Fill your sails
Carjackings, assaults (including sexual assaults),
bag snatching and robberies are common. It is recommended to take care when choosing Port Moresby waters are best experienced
to travel by taxi. Ensure that you travel only with from on board. There’s many islands
It is best to note that there are areas where a recommended taxi company. The two premium
the risk is greater: the risk of robbery and taxi services in Port Moresby are Red Dot scattered around the harbour offering great
carjacking in the area near Parliament House (tel+675 3113257) or Scarlet Taxi (tel+6753234266). places to barbecue and the ideal way to
in the Waigani suburb and along the highway At night, drivers with these two services are spend the day out.
between Lae and the Nadzab Airport accompanied by a security guard.
(particularly between Two and Nine Mile
settlement areas). 3. Relive WWII under water
The best advice is that you keep your wits
about you at all times when in a public place. The waters of PNG are home to some of the
The Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary most fascinating and accessible WWII dive
faces a number of challenges. Because of wrecks in the world. There are a range of
limited resources response time to crimes can aquatic adventures throughout Papua New
be frustrating. Private security firms are often Guinea. World-class diving is one of PNG’s
employed by firms or individuals to aid security.
5. Pamper yourself
There are a choice of spas to be enjoyed
10. Relive history
PNG is steeped in a colourful history. A
around PNG. The Airways Hotel offers a good example of this is Bomana War
world-class spa destination, taking its cue Cemetery, located along the road to Sogeri
from the best recreation and spa centres 1. Arrange for a brief overview of security themselves and their children, in particular
and respectfully tended. This is the resting
which offer the ultimate pampering issues through a reputable security firm, young girls.
place of 4000 PNG and Australian WWII
experience. or the security firm attached to your
soldiers. A peaceful, picturesque place, company (if applicable). 8. House meris:
this is a must if you are in Port Moresby for Most people in PNG employ ‘haus meris’
6. Head for the hills Anzac Day, which is celebrated in April each 2. Secure a W/H and A/H emergency phone or maids. They are very inexpensive,
year. number, and have this programmed into with most being paid K25 – K30 per day.
Away from the coastline, inland jewels your mobile phone. This is about $12 / $15. It is suggested
are unexpected and enchanting. A good that you only employ haus meris on the
example of this is Sogeri plateau. Pristine 3. Obtain a two-way radio from a reputable recommendation of a friend, as some
rainforest showcases true paradise. It’s a security company. have encountered problems with security,
great break from city life and only a short although others report using the same
drive from the heart of town. 4. Personal safety is a priority: haus meri for many years. A good haus
• Always be on your guard, car doors and meri will keep your house well, iron and
windows locked. do other chores for you such as washing
7. Bargain with the locals • Keep your handbag over your shoulder. the car. Some are employed as nannies,
• Wear minimal and inexpensive as babysitting can be an issue in Port
Experience the colour, sights and sounds jewellery when out alone. Moresby. Set the standard from day
of the local craft markets held on the last • Be confident when walking down the one and explain what is expected of
Saturday of each month at Ela Beach street or in supermarkets etc. them. They should be punctual/clean
School, downtown Port Moresby. You’ll • If followed or pestered in supermarkets, and honest. Good meris are difficult to
find a great selection of carvings, baskets report to security guards immediately. come by, but they can be trained to your
and paintings, along with shells and other • If asked for money and individuals standard. Personal hygiene is an issue,
local crafts. Get there early. (security guards/house meris etc) and if they are preparing food for the
indicate they will repay on payday, set family, ensure your standards are met. Do
the standard and say that you do not not leave valuables lying around as they
8. Play the game loan out money. It is never repaid. will act as temptation for the meris.
Choose your sport and get ready to play.
5. Obtain/create a detailed list of other
Tennis, squash and billiards are all well- expatriates etc for easy reference.
patronised in Port Moresby. There are a
number or social and sporting clubs that are 6. Have on hand easy reference for
looking forward to making you welcome. plumbers/electricians for a/h emergency
9. Eat out 7. It is time well spent to organise for an
expat wife to have a brief orientation
Be surprised by Port Moresby’s restaurants, tour of the various social outlets such as
which offer a range of choices that include hotels/recreation facilities. A two-hour
menus full of local fresh seafood such as fresh personal guide around POM is most
barramundi, crayfish, mudcrabs, lobster, tiger valuable. Expat wives and children should
prawns and an assortment of delicacies from be very conscious of clothes worn and
PNG rivers and the Coral Sea. what is an acceptable dress standard for
Money and valuables Health
staying healthy Health care in PNG, including Port Moresby,
Provided basic commonsense precautions is generally considered poor by Australian
Planning and care are key factors in A BSP branch is open for business at Port are taken, few people experience serious standards.
keeping money and valuables safe. It is Moresby’s airport for currency exchange on health problems in Port Moresby. The city
recommended that you organise a variety arrival and departure for all international Useful contacts for medical:
is relatively malaria free, however PNG
of ways to access your money in PNG, such flights.
as credit cards, travellers’ cheques, cash, is still classified as a malaria-prone zone, Hospital Phone
debit cards or cash cards. We welcome ATMs are located at BSP branches and especially the coastal wetland regions. Port Moresby 3248200
you to talk to us at BSP to find out which is also at many of the supermarkets, clubs Dengue fever and other mosquito-related
the most appropriate currency to carry and and shopping areas. If you have a Visa diseases have also been reported in Port Pacific International
whether your ATM card will work in your card you can usually withdraw from your Hospital 3234400
planned travel destinations. Moresby. It is recommended to consult
own national account using your home PIN
your physician about basic medicines to
number. Selected supermarkets will allow Paradise Private
It is recommended that two photocopies you to withdraw up to K250 with carry for dealing with upset stomachs and
of valuables such as your passport, tickets, Hospital 3256022
your EFTPOS shopping. other minor problems. For protection, it is
visas and travellers’ cheques are kept. Keep
one copy with you in a separate place to also recommended to use insect repellant The Dental Clinic 3211137
the original and leave another copy with BsP KunduCard – (Kundu means drum and wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and
someone at home. and is BSP‘s logo). This offers you EFTPOS shoes in the evenings. Johnsons
facilities. Fill in the application forms for a Pharmacy 3214424
While travelling, don’t carry too much cash KunduCard when you open your account.
HIV/AIDS infection is high in Papua
and remember that expensive watches, City Pharmacy 3201033
jewellery and cameras may be tempting Type of account – It’s best to open a New Guinea. It is recommended that
targets for thieves. cheque account (which you can use with appropriate precautions be taken in any
your BSP KunduCard) because if electronic Chemcare
activities that may expose you to risk of Pharmacies 3202376
Your passport is a valuable document that systems go down you have the alternative to
infection. Throughout PNG other sexually
is attractive to criminals who may try to use pay by cheque. Some of the supermarkets
your identity to commit crimes. It should require you to go to the service counter and transmitted diseases are also common.
always be kept in a safe place. If your have an ID card made up, which involves
passport is lost or stolen overseas, report having a picture taken (recommended Although water quality does comply with
it online or contact the nearest Australian to bring spare passport photos for this recommended standards, it is advisable to
Embassy, High Commission or Consulates purpose). You need to produce your ID card drink bottled or boiled water in towns and
as soon as possible. at the service counter and have them stamp rural areas. Avoid ice cubes and raw and
and sign the back of the cheque before undercooked food. Food-borne, water-
Currency/Credit cards and you presenting it to the cashier. borne and other diseases, which include
tuberculosis, typhoid and hepatitis are
PNG’s currency is the kina (K), which is BSP has three convenient city locations
divided into 100 toeas (t). which feature 24-hour ATMs: Port Moresby,
Notes: K100, K50, K20, K10, K5 and K2. Waigani and Boroko.
There are water-borne parasites in many
Coins: K1, 50t, 20t and 5t. PNG rivers which can adversely impact
With its network of over 150 ATMs
nationwide, the BSP KunduCard is a work on your health. Medical advice should
Banks can be found in all major centres.
- essential during a stay in PNG. And ask always be sought if suffering from fever or
Banking hours are:
Monday to Thursday 8.45 am – 3.00 pm about the BSP Visa debit card. diarrhoea.
Friday 8.45 am – 4.00 pm
Talk to BSP today about how you are able to It is recommended that you take out
Major credit cards are accepted at most use ATMs in Papua New Guinea. comprehensive medical insurance that will
hotels, restaurants and travel agencies. cover any overseas medical costs, including
medical evacuation whilst you are in PNG.
Always check that the insurance covers you
for the entire period of your stay in PNG
and check the inclusions and exclusions.
Family and education
Education is valued in PNG and in Port Port Moresby
Moresby there are several schools that grammar school
cater to the short and long term needs of
A private co-educational school offering
With the introduction of competition into Internet
families. Most schools understand that the communications sector some areas such
curriculum for Grades 1 through to Grade There are several internet service providers
because of contractual employment, the as mobile phone networks are improving
12. Students are taught in the local available in Papua New Guinea and it will
need to cater to families who may be in Port but generally the communications networks
curriculum together with the University depend on the region in which you are
Moresby is necessary. available are still behind what you would
of Cambridge Curriculum in English, and residing as to what internet connection, if
expect in countries like Australia, United any, is available. Many internet connections
Choices of education within the Port other institutional influences including
Kingdom and the United States of America. are wireless due to the non availability of
Moresby district include: the Brisbane Southbank TAFE curriculum
in Business Studies and Information a landline so the quality of the service will
The general assessment is that services vary depending on your location.
The Ela Murray International school Technology. Junior and senior students
are minimal; facilities provide radio
mingle comfortably on one campus. The
telephone and telegraph, coastal radio, Access to the internet is also available
A co-educational day school. School philosophy of the school is to embrace
aeronautical radio and international radio in some cities via the internet providers
implements the International Education students of today, and to create leaders and
Agency (IEA) curriculum. 25% of pupils are business people of the future. premises, some internet cafes and a
from PNG and the rest are expatriates from number of the major hotels and sporting
International: country code - 675; submarine
all over the world. www.pomgrammar.ac.pg clubs.
cables to Australia and Guam; satellite
earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean);
Approximately 320 students attend in Port Moresby Mobile telephones
international radio communication service
primary and middle school grades from International school There are now two major suppliers of
Prep to Grade Eight. A purpose-built mobile phones: Bemobile and Digicel plus
Early Learning Arena is offered for early Secondary co-educational school in Port
the possibility of a third. With the recent
childhood education and child care. Moresby. With 800 students from around Landline services (traditional
introduction of Digicel services nationwide
the world and across PNG, the school offers telephone) the costs, service and reliability have
www.elamurray.ac.pg a complex and varied curriculum choice to The traditional telephone landline system improved immensely and continues to do
students that include the PNG curriculum, is often not available in many areas and
the ACT curriculum, the IGCSE and the IB so with the introduction of new services.
the service can be varied. The main service International roaming may also be available
curricula. provider for fixed landline services is but it is recommended to check with your
Driving Telikom (PNG) Limited. In Port Moresby service provider in your country of origin.
The school caters to the needs of years 7 many high rise apartments and business
Foreign country drivers’ licences are through to 12. houses do have a reliable landline service.
valid for three months upon arrival. Recently BSP introduced SMS banking to its
Vehicles travel on the left side of the www.pmis.iea.ac.pg customers using both these mobile phone
To overcome some of the landline providers. BSP customers can use the
road with a city speed limit of 60 kph. difficulties Telikom has introduced a wireless texting facilities on their mobile phones to
phone system for the Port Moresby area. obtain account balances, transfer funds and
This will be extended to other cities. last transaction details via their phones.
Port Moresby is experiencing a shortage of quality and reasonably priced accommodation.
New construction projects including apartments are under construction and more are planned. your business.
Because of several large projects, together with the increase in consultant and expatriate worker
numbers, this may have little or no impact on the accommodation shortage or pricing situation. your life. your future. your bank.
The housing of expatriates is usually the responsibility of the employer so many employers
should have suitable accommodation available for their employees on arrival into the country.
meat/fish. Good liquor store. Chinese store
above it which is good for candles, photo
frames, craft, stationery and toys.
Electricity Shop at a place which has a parking enclosure
• stop n shop (a division of CPL Group).
Operates retail and wholesale stores in PNG.
It offers a wide range of grocery products,
with security guards. In town it’s reasonable to clothing, hardware, electrical products and
park along the central strip immediately outside drapery to the retail and wholesale market
The supply of electricity throughout PNG is generally erratic as is the power quality. In BSP, street parking along the Revenue Haus strip as well as operating liquor and frozen goods
most cities the power supply grid is in need of repair and the power generation sources and street parking outside the Crowne Plaza. If retail outlets.
you’re shopping in/visiting the Crowne Plaza you Port Moresby Town 3200827
such as hydro generators need replacing, upgrading or maintenance.
can park in the hotel car park. Avoid shopping/ Boroko 3255180
stopping at places where there are large crowds Waigani 3251517
This has led to nearly all commercial buildings and expatriate style accommodation having • Jmart Recently opened and closest
of locals. You may be hassled for money to guard
their own power generators (Gensets) which switch on automatically should the locally supermarket to the airport and services the
your car. Usually it’s not necessary, so you could
supplied power fail. These units usually run on diesel fuel and are usually maintained by just tell them no or, if you are feeling generous, high volumes of traffic that enter and leave the
the property owner. It is considered essential that when finding accommodation that you give them a few coins upon return to your car. city each day.
ensure that it comes with a reliable Genset.
Shopping is limited in Port Moresby, however Department store:
there are shopping precincts in development. Brian Bell & Co Ltd
Homecentre City Gordons
supermarkets: Ph: 325 8469
There are a number of well-stocked Air-conditioned.
supermarkets to choose from in Port Moresby
each with their own style of service and
product range. Fresh vegetables and fruit are
Art and craft shopping
Local artefacts galore can be found at PNG Arts,
often imported from overseas and supply can
a fantastic barn containing all manner of arts
sometimes be erratic but this is improving.
and crafts located on the slip road beside the
Local meat such as beef and pork is good and
Poroporena Highway not far from The Pit Stop
is supplemented with imported meat products
garage. Locally made furniture shop at Pryde in
such as lamb. Currently most milk products are
Gordons, opposite the Hitron premises.
imported with fresh milk being air freighted
usually from Australia.
Carvings, local artists, jewellery, tribal masks,
natural fibre “bilum” bags and much more.
Food varies in price incredibly, with beef and
seafood usually very inexpensive, but fruit and
The gallery – traditional tribal artefacts by
vegetables – even local ones – more expensive.
Imported goods generally cost more, but
Two locations: Soare St. Gordons and the
hunting around the shelves, you can generally
find another brand at a more reasonable price.
Ph: 325 0111
Local cleaning products are very inexpensive
email: the firstname.lastname@example.org
and seem to do an adequate job. Most
toiletries are available. The main problem is
that often stock will run out and not be replaced
House of gemini – jewellery and luxury
– so if you see something you want – buy it
Location: Level 1 ANG House (opposite the
Crowne Plaza Hotel)
Ph: 321 1860 or 321 0589
• sVs Foodland Harbour City (wide range incl Ela Beach Craft Markets – carving, jewellery
gourmet items) is located ouside the CBD. and tribal art
Local SIM cards for your mobile phone are Phone: 325 2838
available here as well as ATM facilities. When: Last Saturday of every month
Liquor store attached.
• Boroko Foodworld (wide range incl gourmet POM grammar Craft Markets – carving,
items). Liquor store attached. jewellery and tribal art
• RH Hypermarket Good basic range often Phone: 323 6577
still in its packaging cartons. Some quite Location: Port Moresby Grammar School
good Asian foods. Good vegetables and Email: email@example.com
“Adventure, travel, dream...”
When: second Saturday of every month
Accommodation Dining & entertainment
PNG’s blended culture has given rise to
There are a number of hotels servicing Port Moresby which
a diverse and delicious array of dining
offer varying standards of service and accommodation. There
choices. Port Moresby is lucky compared
is currently an undersupply of hotel rooms throughout the
to most cities in PNG as it does have a
It’s in the bag! country so it is wise to book well in advance.
selection of restaurants to choose from
Airways Hotel with a number of different cooking styles
Long before available such as Japanese, Chinese,
supermarkets were In Port Moresby, the Airways Hotel is regarded as the best
hotel accommodation available. Indian, Italian, Thai and Western. Many
forced to give or of the restaurants are conveniently
sell non-plastic bags located at the major hotels. Tipping is Further afield
Contained within a large, secure compound adjacent to
for customers to Jacksons Airport, it is located 15 minutes from Port Moresby’s not expected nor is it encouraged.
carry groceries, the CBD. Boasting a range of elegant rooms, a luxurious gym Bacchus Restaurant:
women of PNG were complex and racquet club, it is also well known for its superior Popular dining Address:
using the ultimate service. The Airways complex also offers long-stay apartments Airways Hotel Complex,
shopping bag: the that are popular amongst expats. In addition to a selection of Jackson Pde, Saraga
bilum. bars and restaurants is Bacchus, Port Moresby’s best fine dining Phone: 321 2100
choice. Tel +675 324 5200 www.airways.com.pg Address: Steamships Plaza, Ground fl,
These colourful A silver service restaurant with a reputation it
Champion Pde, prizes. 15 minutes from CBD.
string bags are Crowne Plaza Phone: 321 4780
used by the locals Where location counts – in the heart of the CBD. Comfortable
rooms and suites, gym, business centre, undercover parking, Beachside Brasserie
for everything from The Chinese and Thai dishes and Address:
storing firewood café and restaurant. Tel +675 3093329
friendly service here are a winning Ela Beach Rd, Ela Beach
to carrying babies, combination. Booking ahead is Phone: 321 2100
but they are also an necessary to secure an evening table.
Accommodation option located in the government district of
essential shopping A favourite of Moresby’s elite including The pleasant brasserie in Ela Beach Hotel
Waigaini. Tel +675 3032000
accessory. Woven cabinet ministers, expats and the well- serves pizza, seafood and steak. Located
throughout the to-do. fringe of CBD.
country, there is a Modern hotel accommodation choice located in Waigani.
seemingly endless The Café All the other restaurants
Facilities include Palazzo restaurant, business centre,
range of designs conference facilities and well known nightspot, the Gold Club. Address:
Crowne Plaza Hotel, cnr Douglas & The Cellar
reflecting local Tel +675 323 2333
Hunter Sts, Town Address: Located in the Shady Rest Hotel,
influences. Taurama Rd, Boroko
Ela Beach Hotel and Whittaker Apartments Phone: 309 3000
Phone: 323 0000
The bilum makes an Renovated member of the Coral Sea Hotel group, offering
choice of rooms and serviced apartments. Ela Beach is located One of two eating choices at Crowne
ideal gift or souvenir Plaza. Casual: suit breakfast, lunch or A tastefully decorated, softly lit venue at
and can be found on the waterfront, close to the CBD. the Shady Rest Hotel serves a good mix
Tel+675 321 2100 dinner, featuring themed buffets for
around the country lunch and dinner. of dishes including steak, fish, oysters and
at craft outlets and several Indian dishes. Licensed.
Lae International Hotel, Lae
markets. Rapala Med.
Best choice of accommodation currently available in Lae. Tel Daikoku
+675 472 2000 www.laehotel.com.pg Address: SVS Foodtown complex,
Crowne Plaza Hotel, cnr Douglas &
Hunter Sts, Town Port Moresby
Other regions Phone: 3210255
Phone: 309 3000
For the business traveller, refer Coral Sea Hotels website:
www.coralseahotels.com.pg A conveniently located Japanese restaurant
The hotel’s signature restaurant
featuring elegant setting, western in Port Moresby offering sushi, sashimi and
cuisine and with a selection of spirits other Japanese favourites. A favourite for
and wines available. Tepanyaki for dinner. Serving lunchtime
Port Moresby night life
Port Moresby does offer choices for night time entertainment, with a number of night
spots to attend for either a drink with friends or dinner … however normal precautions
when travelling anywhere late at night should be taken. It is wise to take care. Some night
Aviat social & sporting Club Inc Pondo Tavern
Aviat St, Konedobu cnr Douglas /Hunter Sts, Crowne Plaza
This club offers a wide range of amenities Phone: 309 3000
including squash, tennis, snooker, a
large swimming pool, social events and Underneath the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Port Moresby Country Club
gold Club Address:
Address: Lamana Hotel, Waigani Drive, Waigani
off Waigani Dr, Hohola
Phone: 323 2333 A well-known meeting place in Port
The Expresso Bar Royal Papua Yacht Club Mr B Coffee shop Moresby.
Address: Address: Poreporena Address: 1st fl, Brian Bell This club offers music certain nights of the
Deloitte Tower, Ground fl, Freeway, Port Moresby Plaza, Boroko week, and alternatively DJs and dancing. Royal Papua Yacht Club
Douglas St, Town Phone: 321 1700 Phone: 325 5411 The venue features an open-air dance floor Address: Poreporena Fwy, Harbour City
Phone: 321 6600 surrounded by layers of bars. Secure and Phone: 321 1700
A favourite venue for lunch Freshly made sandwiches, to be enjoyed.
Daytime venue offering and dinner with great views pastries, light meals and A favourite venue featuring a pleasant
coffee and light meals. of the harbour. Goroka coffee. Mustang sally’s deck for sitting, drinking cold beer and
Address: Taurama Rd, Boroko watching the harbour. The food is good
The grand Palace Selection of comfort food, Roundhouse Restaurant Phone: 323 0000 and reasonably priced, and the club is
draught beer and large Address: Okari St, Boroko decorated with lots of interesting WWII
screen featuring sports. Phone: 325 8899 Attached to the Shady Rest Hotel, this photos and maritime memorabilia.
RH Hypermart Bldg,
offers a more ‘genuine’ PNG experience.
Gordons, Kennedy Rd Jepello Serving authentic Chinese
Phone: 311 2826 Address: Inki St, Hohola food, and a popular Ozzie’s Bar
Phone: 323 6800 lunchtime venue. Serving Address: Ela Beach Hotel – Ela Beach
Offering Chinese cuisine Sunday dim sum (yum cha). Phone: 321 2100
including yum cha. Just off Waigani Drive,
behind the Interoil Service Palazzo Attached to the Ela Beach Hotel.
Station is Jepello, an Italian Phone: 323 2333
restaurant. Known for fresh Located at the Lamana
pastas, wood-fired pizzas Hotel, Waigani. Selection
and homemade gelato. of steak, pizzas and Indian
Suitable for a quick business
lunch (buffet option) or
Services and activities
Activities in Port Moresby
There are popular places where expats and friends meet:
Port Moresby is an environment different
from other cities in the world. There are
no movie theatres or huge shopping malls social clubs
that are popular in Australia and in other The Royal Papua Yacht Club (RPYC), the Aviat Club and the Golf Club offer a variety of
large cities around the world, but some activities apart from their central purpose as their names suggest. You can be a social
are under development. In PNG there is member and still enjoy their facilities and activities.
an understanding that you make your own
entertainment. This usually occurs by way The Country Club (Gerehu Road/Waigani Drive) has a full scale Go-Kart track at the back,
of networking with work colleagues and a pool, lots of snooker tables and a couple of squash courts. It is sometimes the venue for
through the various sporting and social visiting bands.
clubs that exist.
Other clubs include: Mustang Sally’s, Ozzie’s Bar and Pondo Tavern.
Port Moresby is known as a place where
an active social life can be enjoyed, Bars
with fundraising activities, charity balls, All the clubs mentioned above.
club functions, sporting events and
work-related recreational activities held The Airways Hotel (dress code – smart) with a more casual bar downstairs called the Balus
throughout the year. Bar, and a members’ bar in the suspended aeroplane.
There is always something to do in Port Moresby. With a range of sports on offer well- The Shady Rest (pleasant cocktail lounge upstairs called the Tapas Bar).
supported by a variety of clubs and associations, you are sure to find something of interest.
Ela Beach Hotel with its pleasant Ozzie’s Bar (run by Graeme Osborne, a well-known
There are several clubs in town with sporting facilities available. These include gyms, local indentity).
pools, squash courts and tennis courts. Many people snorkel and scuba dive here as there
are some incredibly beautiful locations. Some buy their own boats to get away to private Brew Kettle – a mock English pub on the SP Brewery site (by invitation only).
islands, and others dive with POMSAC – a diving club based at the Royal Papuan Yacht
Club. Other bars include Crowne Plaza Hotel (dress code – smart), Holiday Inn, the Gateway and
There are a few spots to drive to out of town, however a rugged four-wheel drive is required
for most of them. Plus it is strongly advisable to drive in convoy with at least one other Coffee shops
vehicle for safety reasons. In Port Moresby itself the Botanical Gardens are a beautiful • KC’s Deli at Airways Hotel (great brunches
destination with a few animals and birds on display too. and gourmet food on sale)
• coffee shop and restaurant upstairs at
Highly recommended as a new point of contact for any new visitors to Port Moresby is the the Konedobu SV Supermarket formerly
All Nations Women’s Group, which has access to most information and contacts for clubs/ Anderson’s… go up the stairs at the back
activities in Port Moresby. (SEE ATTACHED ANNEXURE DOCUMENT) beside the bakery.
• Deloitte Tower (Town)
For a good reference for activities in Port Moresby please refer to: • Crowne Plaza (Town)
http://anwgpng.webs.com/livinginportmoresby.htm • Popi’s (Back right hand corner of Foodland)
• The Kopi House at the Holiday Inn - ideal for
On this site, you will discover an informative guide to all of the social and sporting activities lunch/brunch
in Port Moresby (simply download file). Also on this site, a guide of all the well-known
restaurants in Port Moresby (simply download file)
Water sports Day/Overnight Trips to Loloata, a close sports Ela Beach Hotel. Recommended to get
sailing – The Royal Papuan Yacht Club off-shore island. Loloata has a dive shop gym membership on the email list by contacting Masao on
(“RPYC”) has weekly social sails on also. Snorkelling across at Lion Island – free Good choices exist including: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can check
Wednesday evenings. Serious sailing transfers from Loloata. Day trip available. out this site too: http://pombush.blogspot.com/
available and Learn to Sail courses are on Snorkelling/kayaking equipment available Airways spa and Health Club – Facilities
offer throughout the year. Peewee’s sailing there for hire. Bookings essential. To get include tennis and squash court, niche Club walking/running – The Hash Harriers
for youngsters. About K1400 initial social there, drive to the safe parking at Bootless personal fitness studio environment and are alive and well and have a serious
membership, K670/year thereafter. Bay and park. Turn right at the 6 Mile T pool. session and a social session. Contact Chris
Junction and keep going, right at the Mt Smith at email@example.com for more
Diamond roundabout about 15 mins out Royal Papua Yacht Club gym – Personal information.
game fishing – The club is beside the
RPYC. Ask there for information. of town and right at the huge raintree on fitness.
your right. Casual walking – Popular walking
Life gymnasium – at the Holiday Inn Hotel. circuit around compound track from the
Paddling/Canoeing – Outdoor education
swimming pools – Swimming/membership The gym has squash courts, aerobics and Konedobu SV Supermarket to the top of the
class at certain times of the year.
available from Life Gymnasium at the kickboxing classes, effective weights and Poroporena H’way and return, walk along
Port Moresby Outrigger Canoe Club, social
Holiday Inn Hotel. With gym membership, machines, treadmills and bikes. With gym Ela Beach and back in daylight hours.
and competitive, from the RPYC Thurs
evenings/Sat mornings. you can also use the hotel pool. The Aviat membership, you can also use the hotel
pool. Three Peaks Race – An annual event for
Club has a pool for members’ use.
the serious runner and swimmer.
Beach – Sero Beach Board Riding Club Many hotels offer gym facilities.
(K50/year). Join on site. This is out of
Dancing and clubbing
Tennis – Big tennis club (multiple courts) on Go with a group!! Lamana Gold Club,
town beyond the Taurama Army Barracks.
the left side of Bava St, about 600 metres Players, Mustang Sally’s at the Shady Rest,
Recommended to go with a group. The
beyond ‘the triangle’. Wednesday evenings to name a few.
family there runs a banana boat out to the
and Saturdays. About K120/year. Ask Jenny
offshore reef for surf/boogie board riding at
Ramamurthy. Aviat Club has a subsidiary Pokies
about 9.30 am on Saturdays and Sundays.
tennis club (K80/annum year) and runs a Venues include: RPYC, Aviat, Shady Rest
Great place to chill out, especially for
tennis comp at night, and social tennis on (upstairs), Gateways (Rattle & Hum), Airways
evening BBQs after work and to watch the
Thursday nights, Saturday afternoons and (Balus Bar), Ela Beach Hotel (upstairs and
sun go down. How to get there: about 40 adjacent), Pondo’s at the Crowne Plaza.
mins out of town along the Magi Highway,
past the turn off to Bootless Bay. Movies and theatre
squash – Port Moresby Squash Club –
social fixtures A – D Grades. About K240/ The Moresby Arts Theatre. Four club
Water skiing – The club operates out of the River – Crystal Rapids (on the Tablelands) night performances a year and two
year or K60/term. Popular venues: Holiday
RPYC. just beyond Sogeri and off road to the annual full productions, all for the public.
Inn and Country Club Courts. Aviat Club
Contact secretary Susan Pini on 325 6500 or right on private property. K7 access. Great Movies on Saturday. Noon for children’s
and Holiday Inn also have squash courts
email firstname.lastname@example.org river swimming and mown picnic area and fixtures. shows, 2 pm for adults at about K5. K25/
www.nla.com.pg with shelters, tables, benches and BBQs. annum membership fees if interested in
Recommendation: travel with others. golf – Port Moresby Golf Club has 18 holes. participating in club activities. See Post
snorkelling/Diving – Operating some Watch out for crocodiles! A good place to Courier, Friday edition. Contact: Russell
weekends with the outdoor education class. socialise. About K80/18 holes + equipment Jackson, email@example.com
Gain your PADI certificate along with the hire. Membership available. Ph: 687 4844, 325 7171
Dive through the RPYC. The subsidiary club Bushwalking – There is a bushwalkers club, Port Moresby Choral Society meets once
is called POMSAC which costs about K125 active frequently on Sundays. Interested a week.
to join and offers inexpensive weekend people usually meet at 7am outside the
diving trips. Another alternative is the Dive
Club at Airways Hotel.
Massage – A good selection exists: Hardware Other social Events…….
Experience the facilities at the Airways, Carpenters, plumbers and builders’ annual and other.
Crowne Plaza, the Retreat (upstairs opposite supplies are very good. (Poroporena H’way, Balls
the Crowne Plaza in Town), the Holiday Inn just up from SP Breweries). Also Steamships A number of balls are held throughout the
by appointment, Spa Pua at Anderson’s by (Gordons). CE Hardware near Brian Bell, year. These include:
appointment. BMBN Hardware – Opposite Brian Bell – for • Rotary Club Ball
hardware, homeware and furniture. • Susu Mama’s Ball (Nursing Mothers
Aerobics, yoga and gym – RPYC Charity Ball)
downstairs (annual membership is separate Furniture and electrical • Australian High and/or New Zealand
from club fees), yoga and aerobics classes The Gallery: furniture imported from Bali. Commission Ball
at the Airways Hotel (yoga early on Sunday Courts (Poroporena H’way) and Brian • Kiwi Club Ball
mornings 7.15 to 8.15 am) and aerobics Bell’s (Gordons) for variety shopping incl
on Wednesdays & Fridays 5.30 to 6.30 pm. electrical. Cultural events
Holiday Inn also offers classes. Lots of international groups put on cultural
Chin H Meen in Boroko have electricals,
nights/days throughout the year to coincide
and service them too.
Hairdressing – Chatterbox Hair & Beauty with Independence Days, or to showcase
J Mart store at Erima - variety store.
Salon (opposite Crowne Plaza Hotel, their solidarity.
Ground Floor through the major hotels – Airways, Crowne Jewellery
320 1733 Plaza and Holiday Inn. For example India Night at the John Guise
Kara’s (Upstairs in the Boroko Brian Bell’s Indoor Stadium usually held in the last
Trends inside RH Hypermarket Arcade)
Clothes quarter of the year. Book your table quickly!
Jacqueline’s, The Gateways Hotel Crowne Plaza (jewellery shop in the foyer.)
street scene at gordons, Boroko and It’s fantastic.
Metal Refinery Centre (Gordons)
Cuisine Club – First Tuesday night of every Town – sports wear, casual wear and swim
Jewellery PNG (upstairs in Koitachi Haus, The Pan-African Day (African community
month at the Crowne Plaza. K130 for three wear.
Poporena H’way) run).
course gourmet meal and plenty of wines The international airport has a jewellery
to taste. Lucky door prizes, etc. Organise a Mondo’s, Labels – Luk Poy Wai’s
(commonly known as Luke warm pies!) shop. The Hiri Moale Festival in September
group! sometimes coincides with PNG
– material, haberdashery, tailoring
and clothes. Down behind Brian Bell’s Chemists Independence Day celebrations,
Weekend getaways – Have a weekend Found in most of the food halls/connected September 16. Two days of cultural events
away at Madang, Rabaul, Mt Hagen, Lae, Homecentre.
to supermarkets: Chemcare, Johnsons at the Hubert Murray Stadium (opp. the
wherever your fancy takes you. Air Niugini Pharmacies and City Pharmacy RPYC) or at Ela Beach when the Lagatoi’s
Kokoda Tailoring – next to Hitron television.
does some packages with accommodation (traditional boats) sail in.
Outlets include: Second Time Around,
thrown in. Weekend getaway fares are Picture framing
Anne’s in Town and Street Scene (SS).
discounted and Wantok fares are even Melbourne Cup Day at the RPYC –
Inside Chemcare Pharmacies shop beside
cheaper if you go for five days or more. luncheon, drinks and dancing which goes
Upstairs in Brian Bell Arcade in Boroko the freeway. Very professional service. The
are a couple of shops which sell clothes & Gallery also frames pictures. on well into the afternoon. You have time
Bakeries haberdashery. Brian Bell Home Centre also to join in after school! There is also a
Sweethearts at SVS at Two Mile, downstairs Melbourne Cup corporate event each year
sells material & haberdashery. gifts
at RH Hypermart and Goodwin and Fielder at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Brian Bell and Home Décor (around the
Bakery (large wholesale factory which has a steamships Arcade – in Town. Contains corner from Brian Bell, Gordons). Gifts
shop). a swathe of Chinese variety shops and a There are endless other events which
including a small, reasonably priced local
supermarket. arts and crafts section. are advertised in the Post Courier or The
Most supermarkets have a bakery section. National newspapers.
KC’s Deli at the Airways bakes delicious
breads of all kinds. Get in early.
Quality birthday cakes can be ordered
Mobiles – Mobile phones are a necessary purchase, BANK
readily available in varying types, brands and prices.
Some people bring an overseas phone with them
and swap SIM cards, others purchase both phone
and SIM card here. At the moment mobile phones
are the cheapest option for making international calls
to Australia. Skype is reliable but is dependent on
good internet access. SIM cards may be purchased at
Foodland and elsewhere, at various rates with no time
Just use your
constraints. Most phone accounts are prepaid. mobile phone.
Mobile networks – The two mobile networks are Digicel
Telikads (Telikom phone cards) and Flex Cards (Digicel
phone cards) are available from various places (Yacht
Club, Foodland, SVS formerly known as Anderson’s).
Known as ‘Top Up’, cards can be K5 – K100. It is always
advisable to have a spare card in your purse or wallet.
Keep an eye out for occasional specials, which Telikom
and Digicel offer on some countries’ national holidays.
These are advertised in the local newspaper. Top ups
are easily accessible through BSP ATMs. This offers real
The Mobil Service Station on Boroko Drive (5 Mile) is one your bank
choice. Avoid service centres like the Interoil (Manu Auto
Port, nicknamed Manuata), next to the Malaoro Markets,
where large groups often gather. The Interoil near the
Yacht Club is okay, as well as along Waigani Drive.
spiritual Matters 2
Baptist Church, corner of Bava St & Boroko Drive,
opposite Port Moresby International School (PMIS).
St John’s Anglican Cathedral in Town (behind the
Crowne Plaza Hotel).
Ela Beach Catholic Cathedral (Town)
The Bethel Church on Waigani Drive.
For other Christian churches ask staff or check out the
Yellow Pages for more options. nation’s
Land and people PNG’s culture
Png geography. A land of A culture like no other in 1933. However, this Although modern life
amazing diversity. in the world. heritage is still present in continues to transform
local customs; in some life in Papua New Guinea,
Papua New Guinea is located in Oceania, The culture of Papua New cultures to get a bride, a the embracing of tradition
a collection of islands, atolls and coral Guinea is multi-faceted and groom must bring a certain is impressive. Faith is a
reefs including the eastern half of the complex. It is estimated number of golden-edged fundamental part of life
island of New Guinea between the Coral that more than a thousand clam shells as a bride price. in PNG and is regularly
Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east different cultural groups In other regions, bride price practised.
of Indonesia being 6 00 S and 147 00 exist. Many different is paid in lengths of shell
E. Occupying the eastern half of the styles of cultural expression money, pigs, cassowaries or A traditional habit of
island of New Guinea and the numerous have emerged; each cash; elsewhere, bride price the nation is the custom
offshore islands (the western portion of group has created its own is unknown and it is brides of chewing betel nut.
the island is a part of Indonesian provinces expressive forms in art, who must pay the dowry. Although it now tends to
of Papua and West Papua), it is located dance, weaponry, costumes, be restricted, a betel nut
in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, in a singing, music, architecture People of the Highlands chewer invariably displays
region defined since the early 19th century and much more. engage in colourful local a mouth stained bright red.
as Melanesia. The capital, and one of its rituals that are called A wad of betel consists of
few cities, is Port Moresby. It is one of the Most of these different “sing sings”. They paint four materials that create
most diverse countries on earth, with over cultural groups have their themselves, and dress up a sweet, bitter, hot and
850 indigenous languages and at least as with feathers, pearls and pungent taste. Old medical
own language. People
many traditional societies, out of a population of over 6,000,000. It is also one of the most animal skins to represent books insist the benefits
typically live in villages that
rural, with only 18 percent of its people living in urban centres. The country is also one of birds, trees or mountain include leaving the mouth
rely on subsistence farming.
the world’s least explored, culturally and geographically, and many undiscovered species
In some areas people hunt spirits. Sometimes an fresh and fragrant, helping
of plants and animals are thought to exist in the interior of Papua New Guinea.
and collect wild plants to important event, such as a to reduce bad temper and
supplement their diets. legendary battle, is enacted generally relax and promote
The majority of the population live in traditional societies and practise subsistence-based
Those who become skilled at such a musical festival. a feeling of well being.
agriculture. These societies and clans are recognised in the country’s constitutional
framework. The PNG constitution and legislation makes provision for communities to at hunting, farming and
remain as viable units in Papua New Guinean society. To assist in their preservation, fishing earn a great deal of
legislation has enacted various laws in which a type of tenure called “customary land title” respect.
is recognised, meaning that the traditional lands of indigenous peoples have some legal
basis to inalienable tenure. This customary land covers most of the usable land in the On the Sepik River, there
country (some 97% of total land area). Freehold Title (also known as “fee simple”) can is a famous tradition of
only be held by Papua New Guinea citizens. wood carving, often in the
form of plants or animals,
The country’s geography is similarly diverse and, in places, extremely rugged. The representing ancestor
mainland is divided by the Owen Stanley Range – a rugged spine of mountains – some spirits.
over 4,000 metres high. The diversity of the PNG landscape is one to be appreciated –
from the unique character of the Highlands region to the dense rainforests which can be Sea shells are no longer
found in the lowland and coastal areas. This terrain has made it difficult for the country to the currency of Papua New
develop transportation infrastructure. In some areas, planes are the only form of transport. Guinea, as they were in
After being ruled by three external powers since 1884, Papua New Guinea gained its some regions – sea shells
independence from Australia in 1975. It remains a Commonwealth realm. were abolished as currency
History of the nation’s capital Local travel
In PNG, road conditions are generally poor. During the wet season (November to May), flash
Port Moresby is an interesting city where people from floods and landslides, particularly on stretches of the Highlands Highway between Lae and Mount
across the nation come to work. Today there are dozens Hagen, can result in road closures and extensive travel delays. Severe flooding in Oro Province in
of different tribal groups within the city, however only two November 2007 caused significant damage to major roads and bridges throughout the province.
can truly call it home: the Motu and Koitabu. The native Restoration and rehabilitation is continuing and travellers should expect delays.
people of the Port Moresby area are descendents of
Polynesian people. The Motu have a long tradition as a A regular occurrence in Port Moresby at night are police roadblocks to check vehicle registrations.
sea-going people and arrived, it is thought, less than 2000
years ago. Motu villages were built on stilts over Moresby Port Moresby’s public transport is limited to taxis and PMVs (Public Motor Vehicles). It is
Harbour. Hanuabada (“Great Village”) was the largest of recommended that as there is no monitoring of these PMVs and due to unreliability due to
their communities and still exists today. The stilt houses poor maintenance, these are a target for criminals and should be avoided. Vehicles hired from a
can also be seen at Koki Village near Town and Tubuseraia down the Magi Hwy. reputable car hire company, reputable taxi company or hotel transport are a safer alternative.
The first European to visit was Captain John Moresby in 1873, after whom the harbour was named. An accepted fact of life in PNG are the delays and cancellations of international and domestic
In 1888 Port Moresby became the capital of the newly declared British New Guinea. In the first flights, which occur on a regular basis. Passengers should check with airlines and be prepared for
decade of the 1900s the territory was handed to Australia. the possibility of extended delays at airports.
Several factors impacted upon the development of Port Moresby. With the gold rushes in Wau Venomous snakes are common in Papua New Guinea. There is usually an increase in the number
and Bulolo and Rabaul, the city of Lae overshadowed Port Moresby until WWII. The Japanese of snake bite cases reported during the wet season.
occupation of northern New Guinea was halted by the famous Kokoda Track fighting and
safeguarded the city of Port Moresby. Both Lae and Rabaul sustained significant damage during
When walking, trekking or travelling into remote areas of PNG, a high degree of caution is
the war, and as a result Port Moresby remained the choice as capital.
necessary and you should ensure you only travel with guides from reputable trekking companies.
This is particularly important given the occasional threats by villagers to close parts of the track due
Port Moresby refers to both the urbanised area of the National Capital District (NCD) and to what
to local land and compensation disputes. Trekkers should check with their travel agent and/or tour
is known locally as the “town”.
operator that they have contingency plans in the event that the track is blocked.
Climate Local laws
PNG enjoys a hot, tropical climate at sea When you are in Papua New Guinea, be aware that local laws and penalties, including
level, cooling towards the Highlands which ones that appear harsh by Australian standards, do apply to you. Penalties for treason,
also cause climatic variation from one murder and piracy include the death sentence.
area to another, affecting the southeast
trade winds and the northwest monsoons. Homosexual acts are illegal and punishable by imprisonment. Overt public displays of
Temperatures on the coast vary between affection by persons of the same sex should be avoided.
25 to 30 degrees all year round. Two
monsoons control the weather. One, which It is recommended that you familiarise yourself generally with the laws of Papua New
occurs between December and March, Guinea. There are very strict laws relating to the possession and sale of pornographic
which is responsible for most of the rain material and penalties include imprisonment. Adultery is a criminal offence and
(the northwest monsoon) and the Southeast punishment may include imprisonment.
monsoon (May to October) which brings a
slight seasonal temperature variation. The
wet season for the capital city is usually from
December to April.
You should be aware that the traditional custom of ‘payback’ is often practised in Papua
New Guinea. Those who engage in illegal or inappropriate sexual or financial relations run
the risk of extrajudicial responses from offended parties. Demands for compensation for
property damage, including to livestock, are common.
There are conservative standards of dress and behaviour in Papua New Guinea. You
should take care not to offend.
You should seek permission before taking photographs of individuals and cultural sites (for
example, spirit houses).
How are you going
to make it?
ASK your bank.
Wherever you are. Whatever you do.
BSP – PNG’s leading bank with more
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Some of the world’s
most magnificent dive
sites are located off
Papua New Guinea’s
shores and there are
Experiencing Port literally hundreds
of prime snorkel or
dive spots to choose
Moresby and PNG from. Close to Port
Moresby is the reef
Island, at the east side
What you will discover about Port Moresby is that it is a unique and interesting place. of Basilisk Passage
Conversations with expats and locals will leave you with colourful impressions of a city that (the entrance to the
harbour), and at The
is best remembered for its people. It’s interesting to note that PNG locals start counting
Finger, a long coral
from the CBD and refer/name suburbs by the notion of distance: 1 mile, 2 mile, 3 mile.
ridge with a drop-off
on one side and white
Png golf, diving and things to do in Port Moresby sand on the other.
There are wreck dives
golf on offer here with
Port Moresby’s own 18-hole golf course, located in Waigani at the end of Magani Crescent a sunken trawler,
behind Parliament House, is surprisingly challenging and well-patronised. Keen golfers can the New Marine
join the golf club. There are regular tournaments held throughout the year. No7 and the small
MV Kupiki proving
attractive to divers.
Loloata Island Resort,
only 15 minutes
away from Jacksons
and Port Moresby,
tailors itineraries to
over 25 dive sites
to suit individual
Dive Centre at the
Airways Hotel Poolside
offers the Dive
Centre and day trips
on MV Solatai as a
great easy option for
divers. Indeed, there
are a variety of dive
options out of Port
Moresby which travel
to the Eastern Fields,
Milne Bay and other
along the coast.
A game of tennis is a great way to keep fit and it’s so easy
Trekking can be done on the first PNG’s reputation for being
to enjoy a game in PNG. Some of the local social and
Courage, endurance, part of the trail from Owers the home of one of the sporting clubs have tennis courts and there is also the
mateship, sacrifice. This Corner to Imita Ridge. The world’s most challenging Port Moresby Tennis Club. The bigger accommodation
is Kokoda, the famous Goilala District has excellent geographical countries in complexes usually have tennis courts for use by their
96km track that brings the hiking around Woitape and the world. This birds-eye tenants and guests.
experience of a lifetime. Tapini on trails established view is ideal for those short
Taking from five to ten by missionaries, or you can of time. Some of these
days to walk (depending climb Mount Albert Edward village airstrips are very
Squash is a game that has quite a following in PNG.
on fitness and conditions), (3990m). Accommodation exciting.
There are a number of squash courts available. Regular
the track allows you to is available in these remote tournaments are held and well publicised. Location of squash courts include: Life Gym
follow in the footsteps of villages. You are advised to surfing at The Holiday Inn Sports Complex, the Aviat Club, Port Moresby Country Club, Airways
the Australian Digger and take a guide and use a tour Who knew that PNG Hotel Sports Complex and at several of the larger accommodation complexes.
journey through the rugged company. could be known as a surf
mountains, rainforests and destination? The word is
Exploring Port Moresby
untamed streams from out that there are ideal
the Central Province side A view from the air shows surfing spots to be found.
of the trail at the back of the amazing diversity of Just ten minutes out of
Moresby to Kokoda in Oro
Province. An adventure
the Papua New Guinean
landscape. The ‘milk run’
Port Moresby is Taurama
Point – connecting with reef and surrounds
that will be remembered to Woitape, Ononge, systems that stretch along
forever, the track passes Fane and Tapini villages the southern seaboard
through remote, rugged by air is a great way to all the way to Milne Bay sogeri Plateau
country and it’s advisable to understand the amazing Province. The northern side The ideal getaway from the city is Sogeri, lying at 600m and 46km inland. This is the
use guides. A short day walk terrain that contributes to of the country has premier cooler, greener alternative to Port Moresby. How to get there? Sogeri Road leaves Sir
surfing locations, including Hubert Murray Highway near the airport and follows the Laloki River, climbing above the
Vanimo and around Kavieng gorge with a view of spectacular Rouna Falls. Following the road through the lush hills
in New Ireland Province. leads to Varirata National Park.
Fishing This is a most scenic part of PNG. The next road left, marked by the Kokoda monument,
For the adventurer and goes to Owers Corner and the start of the Kokoda Trail. Crystal Rapids is a favourite picnic
fishing enthusiast, there destination where you can also swim for a small fee, and Sirinumu Dam are along the next
are great opportunities to road right, or continue straight ahead to Sogeri. On Sundays a small market here sells fruit
and vegetables and you can see traditional life in a most picturesque setting.
get away and enjoy the
PNG fishing experience
and still be only a few
hours from Port Moresby.
With a variety of fishing
locations on offer around
Port Moresby there is good
reason to take a break.
There is also the Port
Moresby Game Fishing Club
where you can join the really
keen fishermen. Regular
“feel the silent whispers of tournaments are held
throughout the year.
courage, mateship and sacrifice
for those who came before…”
Varirata national Park Stylised kundu drums (an hourglass-shaped
PNG plays host to a huge variety of birds drum with lizard skin) are the symbol used
including most of the bird of paradise to open the doors into a large chamber.
species in the world. This national park Inside, huge Sepik masks share space
has a plentiful supply of all kinds of with an outstanding butterfly collection,
birdlife and wallabies are quite common. including the native Queen Alexandra’s
Security should be considered prior to any Birdwing (the world’s largest at 30cm
excursion. wingspan across), beetles and some very
large stick insects. Photography inside
Loloata Island Parliament Haus is forbidden.
Loloata Island is the easy getaway from
Port Moresby. Ideal for a day or a weekend Bomana War Cemetery
escape, it lies off Bootless Bay and offers The Bomana War Cemetery is one of the
diving, snorkelling, fishing, sail boarding or frequently visited tourist attractions in Port
just relaxing. Bootless Bay is about 20 km Moresby. Established in the year 1942, it is
from Moresby, reached by turning right at situated along the road to Sogeri, about
Six Mile and following the Magi Highway. 19 kms north of Port Moresby. Soldiers
The resort ferry leaves the Tahira Boating who lost their lives fighting in Papua
Centre at 8.30 am and 3.30 pm, or 5.15 pm and Bougainville are buried in the burial
Fridays. grounds in the surrounding areas where
the fighting took place. This is a large and
Yule Island carefully tended cemetery, where 4000 PNG
PNG’s tradition of faith is evident in a and Australian WWII soldiers are buried.
visit to the large Catholic mission at Yule It’s a picturesque, serene and sobering
Island which was founded in 1885 and place. The sea of white marble headstones
for a while the island was a government and grassy courtyard surrounded by trees
is a memorable image that is visited by
headquarters. Accommodation is available
at the Carmelite convent (phone 325 8023) thousands of visitors every year. It is a must The plaTinum sTandard in banking
which is in the original nuns’ cells. Fishing, visit if you are in Port Moresby for ANZAC
swimming, history and good scenery are Day which is celebrated 25 April each
the attractions. The drive from Moresby is year. ANZAC Day marks the anniversary
160km (3 hours) via the Hiritano Highway, of the first major military action fought by
turning off to Poukama you travel via canoe Australian and New Zealand forces during
to the island. Otherwise, fly directly to the First World War. ANZAC stands for
Kairuku Village. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.
The soldiers in those forces quickly became
Parliament Haus known as ANZACs, and the pride they soon
In 1984 Prince Charles officially opened the took in that name endures to this day. The
impressive Parliament Haus. This landmark gates of the Bomana War Cemetery close
building in Port Moresby showcases many at 4.00 pm.
unique PNG architectural styles: the main
building is in the style of a Maprik, or Sepik-
style, haus tambaran , while the attached,
circular cafeteria building follows Highland
design principles. The façade features a
mosaic of unmistakably PNG motifs.
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BSP branches in Port Moresby summary of business banking international services
Service/Product Name Purpose
plus full details of our Letter of Credit
Forward exchange contract
Secure payment for overseas trade deals
Hedge fluctuations in exchange rates on international payments
products and services Documentary credit
Payment for overseas trade
Transfer funds or make payments overseas in foreign currency or kina
International draft Transfer funds or make payments overseas in foreign currency or kina
Cheque accounts Foreign currency account Hold foreign currency funds onshore
A flexible operating account is an essential part of any business. Our cheque accounts will
help you to manage your cash flow and maintain control of your business.
At Bank of South Pacific we pride ourselves on helping our customers to select the most
We offer two types of cheque accounts designed to help meet the needs of your business:
appropriate finance package for their businesses. We offer very competitive interest rates
and fee structures and your BSP Relationship Manager is available to assist you, and visit
Ordinary cheque account your place of business.
Primarily used as an operating account to manage your day to day banking and enables
for payment of goods and services by cheque. A regular statement is issued to assist with By working with you and your business, our managers are then able to offer practical and
reconciliation of the account. Other features of relevant financial guidance, helping you to develop the business to its full potential.
our ordinary cheque accounts include:
• no minimum balance requirement BsP loan products at a glance
• all funds are “at call” i.e. there are no
withdrawal restrictions (for available funds) What you need. How we can help.
• account is normally conducted on a credit Funds to cover: Overdraft facility
basis, however can be linked to an overdraft - Seasonal sales variations
facility (subject to standard credit criteria) - Sales growth
- Slowdown in operating cycle
• account fees are determined by transaction - Increases in stock
Upgrade plant and equipment Instalment Loan
Upgrade the computer network Lease
Business Management Account
The BMA is the ideal solution for investing surplus funds for short periods at very New motor vehicle Business Asset Loan
competitive rates of interest. A cheque book is issued and funds can be withdrawn and Fully Drawn Advance
deposited at your discretion. Other features of our ordinary cheque accounts include: Leasing
• no minimum balance requirement Buy out the competition Instalment Loan
• all funds are “at call” i.e. there are no withdrawal restrictions (for available funds) Fully Drawn Advance
• account fees are determined by transaction volume. To cover short-term timing gaps Bridging Loans
Develop product range or invest in research and development Instalment Loan
Fully Drawn Advance
summary of BsP personal banking cheque accounts
Funds to cover insurance payments BSP Premium Funding
Product Name Statement Minimum Balance Credit Interest
Ordinary cheque account Monthly No No
Business management account Monthly No Yes
Merchant services summary of BsP business banking term deposits
Product Name Statement Minimum Balance Credit Interest Fees
Term Deposits No K5000 Yes Yes
EFTPOs KunduPei takes away much of the manual
EFTPOS has received widespread processing required to process pays to bank
acceptance throughout the country and can accounts and is a lot more cost effective.
be a valuable resource for your business. At KunduPei can be run as a stand-alone
BSP we provide intensive merchant support programme or in many cases employers can
and look after more merchants than any produce a salary output file direct from their
other provider. payroll software for processing by the bank.
Salary credits processed by the bank are on
a real time basis.
The benefits of EFTPOS include:
• reduction of transaction costs and
potential losses KunduPei is a safe, timely and cost-efficient
• improved cash management and way to process pays for your business.
cartage costs Our electronic banking staff will load
the software and provide training at no
• a secure way of accepting payment for
cost. Ongoing help desk support is also
goods and services
• reliable and well supported EFTPOS
network and hardware
• seven day merchant support from a Term deposits
dedicated and well trained help desk A term deposit is a fixed-interest and fixed-
service and technical staff term account that pays a higher rate of
interest than a cheque or savings account.
For full details and more information on A BSP term deposit is ideal where you are in
how to become a BSP EFTPOS merchant a position to invest your funds for a period
please contact your nearest branch or our of time to gain a better rate of return. Term
Electronic Banking Help Desk. deposits can be a particularly useful cash
flow management tool for business and
BillPay help to maximise the return on funds.
BillPay is a payment service designed
to help large companies manage their
Features of BSP Term Deposits include:
receipts. Essentially it allows consumers to
pay major household bills by telephone. • highly competitive interest rates
Naturally this is a convenient alternative for • negotiable interest rates for amounts
customers and has the potential to reduce over K100,000
business overheads. The service is still in • terms varying from one day up to
its infancy however is gradually gaining a maximum period of three years,
acceptance. depending on the amount invested
• the interest rate fixed to maturity
• the deposit amount fixed to maturity
• interest earned on your deposit paid
KunduPei is an automated salary processing
at maturity to a nominated account or
programme that enables customers to
can be added to the principal amount if
produce salary lists for direct credit to
deposit is renewed
employee bank accounts.
• fees only payable where the term
deposit is withdrawn prior to maturity.
Investment loans Your banking
At BSP we understand the possibilities for investment in Papua New Guinea, particularly We offer a range of international services to our personal customers to help make overseas
Port Moresby. payments and travelling abroad easier.
We offer all kinds of banking products and solutions to help you achieve your goals and to summary of personal banking international services
ensure you can get on with business.
Service/Product name Purpose
Telegraphic transfer Transfer funds or make payments overseas in foreign currency or kina
For further information on investing in Port Moresby talk to us.
International draft Transfer funds or make payments overseas in foreign currency or kina
Travellers cheques Foreign currency funds for overseas travel
Foreign currency cash Foreign currency funds for overseas travel
Foreign currency account Hold foreign currency funds onshore
motor vehicle loans
A BSP personal loan is ideal for buying a car, a boat, for a project or for some other
Repayments are structured to suit your income and remain fixed for the term of the loan,
helping you to budget your salary. The interest rate is also fixed for the loan term and we
offer competitive establishment fees.
Phone banking is an automated service operated from your telephone to obtain account
balances, transfer funds, check transactions and pay household bills.
BSP phone banking offers the convenience of doing your banking from home or the office.
It is a fee-free service and calls to our dedicated phone banking service are at the cost of a
local call only, from anywhere in PNG.
BSP phone banking is simple to operate, with voice prompts to guide you through each
transaction. You can also obtain assistance from our customer service representatives
between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.
To take advantage of the benefits of BSP phone banking, simply call us on 180 2888 to
Transaction accounts EFTPOs: Electronic Funds Transfer Point Of Sale is a convenient, safe and cost-efficient
way of paying for your goods and services and obtaining cash. Access to EFTPOS is
available with the KunduCard at a large number of participating stores and businesses
Personal Cheque Account Kundu Account throughout PNG. BSP has the largest EFTPOS network in the country and is growing
Enjoy the convenience of a cheque book The most convenient and easy way to rapidly.
and KunduCard access. access your money.
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network of over 150 ATMs throughout PNG.
Saving accounts ATMs: Automatic Teller Machines are located in over 150 locations throughout the country
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PO BOX 1263 LAE
OFFSITE LAE - PAPINDO ERIKU ATM ONLY 1
Branch ID# Branch Address Telephone Facsimile ATM’s
OFFSITE LAE - VELE RUMANA ATM ONLY 2
8332 AITAPE PO BOX 6 AITAPE 857 2042 857 2018 1
OFFSITE LAE - RAMU SUGAR ATM ONLY 1
8317 ALOTAU PO BOX 260 ALOTAU 641 1024 641 1335 3
8974 LIHIR PO BOX 38 LIHIR 986 4052 986 4056 4
8331 BIALLA PO BOX 182 BIALLA 983 1095 983 1093 2 8334 LORENGAU PO BOX 147 LORENGAU 470 9244 470 9295 2
OFFSITE BIALA - HARGY ATM ONLY 1 8960 MADANG PO BOX 815 MADANG 852 1222 852 1235 3
8943 BOROKO BANKING CENTRE PO BOX 1143 BOROKO 323 2288 323 1566 5 OFFSITE MADANG PLAZA ATM ONLY 4
OFFSITE BOROKO - GARDEN CITY ATM ONLY 2 OFFSITE MADANG BUTCHERY ATM ONLY 1
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OFFSITE MADANG - DIVINE WORD ATM ONLY 1
8336 BUKA PO BOX 245 BUKA 973 9752 973 9909 3
8300 BULOLO PO BOX 86 BULOLO 474 5366 474 5295 2 8333 MAPRIK PO BOX 525 MAPRIK 858 1317 858 1220 1
8951 COMMERCIAL CENTRE PO BOX 1710 BOROKO 325 5999 325 5549 1 8315 MENDI PO BOX 86 MENDI 549 1070 549 1224 3
8335 DARU PO BOX 61 DARU 645 9062 645 9078 1 8316 MORO BSP MAIL BAG 275 5808 275 5811 2
OFFSITE GEREHU - RAINBOW ATM ONLY 1 8307 MOUNT HAGEN PO BOX 77 MT HAGEN 542 1877 542 3687 7
OFFSITE GEREHU - UNIVERSITY OF PNG ATM ONLY 1 8333 POPONDETTA PO BOX 83 POPONDETTA 329 7171 329 7085 3
GORDONS - ATM LOBBY NEXT TO OFFSITE POPONDETTA - HIGATURU ATM ONLY 1
OFFSITE ATM ONLY 2
GORDONS COMMERCIAL CENTRE 8950 PORT MORESBY - DOUGLAS PO BOX 173 PORT 321 2444 321 3741 2
OFFSITE GORDONS - RH HYPERMART ATM ONLY 1
8294 PORT MORESBY - BRANCH PO BOX 78 PORT MORESBY 321 1999 321 1236 5
8301 GOROKA PO B0X 84 GOROKA 732 1633 732 2792 3
OFFSITE PORT MORESBY - CROWNE PLAZA KWIKCASH - ATM ONLY 1
GOROKA - BIRD OF PARADISE
OFFSITE ATM ONLY 2 OFFSITE PORT MORESBY - HABOUR CITY ATM ONLY 1
8321 KAINANTU PO BOX 255 KAINANTU 737 1065 737 1172 3 OFFSITE PORT MORESBY - JACKSON ATM ONLY 1
8302 KAVIENG PO BOX 45 KAVIENG 984 2066 984 2383 3 OFFSITE PORT MORESBY - POM GENERAL ATM ONLY 1
8311 KIMBE PO BOX 203 KIMBE 983 5166 983 5034 4
8318 TABUBIL PO BOX 13 TABUBIL 548 9179 548 9185 4
OFFSITE KIMBE - KBSA ATM ONLY 1
8319 VANIMO PO BOX 209 VANIMO 857 1209 857 1201 2
OFFSITE KIMBE - LA GALOMO ATM ONLY 1
8970 WABAG PO BOX 93 WABAG 547 1045 547 1270 3
OFFSITE KIMBE - MOSA ATM ONLY 1
8968 WAIGANI DRIVE PO BOX 211 WAIGANI 325 6788 325 6712 3
8328 KIUNGA PO BOX 16 KIUNGA 548 1073 548 1264 3
8202 WAIGANI BANKING CENTRE PO BOX 169 WAIGANI 325 9166 325 8593 6
8964 KOKOPO PO BOX 132 KOKOPO 982 8506 982 9285 4
OFFSITE WAIGANI - HAUS TISA ATM ONLY 1
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8313 KUNDIAWA PO BOX 5 KUNDIAWA 735 1025 735 1079 3 OFFSITE WAIGANI - VULUPINDI HAUS ATM ONLY 1
8958 LAE COMMERCIAL PO BOX 75 LAE 473 9888 472 2701 8 8306 WEWAK PO BOX 71 WEWAK 856 2344 856 2850 6
8303 LAE BRANCH PO BOX 104 LAE 473 9888 472 5962 2
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Directory BUsInEss & CLUBs, gYMnAsIUMs Diving
The Dive Centre:
gOVERnMEnT AnD sPORTs Located at the Airways Hotel
+675 323 1355
Australian High Commission The Papuan Club
Waigani, POM The Tennis and Racquet Club (Male members only)
+675 325 9333 (Recommend that C/-Airways Hotel, Port Moresby
all inward bound expats register sporting equipment
BUsInEss KPMg Chartered Accountants nEWsPAPER PUBLIsHERs upon arrival) Health Club featuring state of Brian Bell
Mogoru Moto Building, the art Techno Gym cardio and Plaza, Gordons
BAnKIng & FInAnCE Champion Parade south Pacific Post Ltd strength equipment, lap pool,
(Publishers of the Post Courier) new Zealand High Commission +675 325 5411
+675 321 2022 squash courts, floodlit tennis
Head Office Lawes Road, Waigani, POM court, aerobics and exercise
Head Office, Cnr of Musgrave & Konedobu +675 325 9444 room, a choice of professionally FAMILY/WOMEn
Douglas Streets Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu +675 309 1000 organised classes and lessons,
Chartered Accountants www.postcourier.com.pg Australian Trade Commission massage rooms, male & female BEAUTY: HAIRDREssERs
+675 321 1999
www.bsp.com.pg Deloitte Tower, Douglas Street (Austrade) steam rooms and saunas.
+675 308 7000 The National (Pacific star) +675 325 9333 (Switchboard at
(Publishers of The National) AHC) Chatterbox Hair & Beauty salon
gYMnAsIUMs Ground Floor ANG Haus,
BsP Commercial Centre Waigani Drive
Morata Street, Gordons, PricewaterhouseCoopers Hunter Street
+675 324 6710 Australia-Papua new guinea
PO Box 1710 Boroko Credit House, Cuthbertson Street The Tennis and Racquet Club +675 320 1733
www.thenational.com.pg Business Council
Phone (675) 3255999 +675 321 1500 C/- Airways Hotel, Port Moresby
www.pwc.com.pg Contact through the Business
Fax (675) 3255549 PRInTERs + 675 324 5200 Jazlee Hair Design
Council of PNG
Internal Revenue Commission +675 320 0700 Ela Beach Hotel
BsP Capital Limited Moore Printing The Royal Papua Yacht Club +675 320 2090
Macgregor Street (IRC) Head Office Scratchley Road +675 321 1700
+675 321 4333 Champion Parade Badili Business Council of Png
+675 322 6600 +675 320 0700 Trends Beauty salon
www.bspcapital.com.pg +675 321 0000 sPORTs
www.irc.com.pg Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Boroko, POM
golf +675 323 2318
Bank of Papua new guinea Institute of national Affairs (InA)
MAnUFACTURIng, Port Moresby golf Club, Waigani
Douglas Street Imprint Copy Centre Hunter Street, POM
COnsTRUCTIOn & +675 325 5367 BEAUTY: sPA CEnTREs
+675 322 7200 Champion Parade +675 321 1044
www.bankpng.gov.pg EngInEERIng sERVICEs +675 321 1511
Email: email@example.com The golf club also has a Thursday spa Pua
Curtain Bros Png Ltd Investment Promotion Authority weekly ladies morning called Located Harbour City
Kina group Level 3 Credit House, JUGS (Just Us Girls). Beginners
+675 321 2300 Theodist Ltd (Trends Beauty Salon group)
Head Office, Douglas Street Cuthbertson Street and experienced players are
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Waigani Drive +675 3212808
+675 309 3888 +675 321 7311 welcome.
www.kina.com.pg +675 325 6500
Hebou Constructions (Png) Ltd Email: email@example.com www.ipa.gov.pg
The Airways Hotel
Port Moresby stock Exchange Saraga Street, Six Mile Tennis +675 324 5200
+675 325 3077 Treid Print (Png) Ltd Manufacturers Council of Png Port Moresby Tennis Club,
Cnr Champion Parade & Hunter
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Varahe Street, Gordons +675 325 9512 Boroko Crowne Plaza Hotel
+675 325 6609 +675 321 1421 +675 309 3000
+675 320 1980
L&A ILB (Png) Ltd Email email@example.com Lae Chamber of Commerce & Aviat Sports Club
Morea Tobo Road, Six Mile Industry +675 321 4261
sUPERAnnUATIOn CHILD CARE CEnTREs
+675 325 3999 +675 472 2340
BUsInEss sERVICEs COnsULTAnTs
www.laconstruction.com.pg sailing Peter Pan International Pre-school
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pacific Islands Trade & Investment (Pee Wee sailing Club – Children
Blake Dawson Lawyers nambawan super Limited & Play school
Commission (PITIC) under the age of 12)
Mogoru Moto Building, Head Office, Era Rumana Building 24 Moru Street, East Boroko,
Monier (Png) Ltd C/- Lae Chamber of Commerce & Sail every Saturday morning at the
Champion Parade +675 309 5200 +675 325 4772
Saraga Street, Six Mile Industry RPYC
+675 309 2000 www.nambawansuper.com.pg
+675 325 3344 +675 472 2340
www.blakedawson.com sunny Bunny’s Kindergarten
Yachting & Water sports
Bishop Brothers Engineering Ltd national superannuation Fund Png Chamber of Commerce and Royal Papua Yacht Club (RPYC) Boroko Drive,
gadens Lawyers Limited +675 325 1186
Head Office, Waigani Drive Industry (PngCCI) +675 321 1700
Pacific Place, Musgrave Street Head Office, Boroko
+675 325 1088 +675 320 3333
+675 321 1033 +675 325 9522 Jack & Jill Pre-school and Child
www.nasfund.com.pg Canoeing Minding Centre
Email: email@example.com Port Moresby Chamber of
Posman Kua Aisi Lawyers Konedobu Kanu Klab Henao Drive Gordon
Commerce & Industry (POMCCI)
+675 320 0127 Aon Consulting (Png) Limited +675 +675 325 3208
steel Industries Ltd +675 321 3011
Bradshaw Lawyers Goroa Street, Gordons
+675 322 4544 Hash House Harriettes Ela Beach International Pre-school
ADF Haus, +675 325 3433 www.aon.com.au
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org +675 Ela Beach Road
+675 320 0449 +675 3214304
The Port Moresby Country Club:
Contact: +675 325 4906
HOBBIEs/sPORTs/CLUBs FOOD: REsTAURAnTs The Airways Hotel
Lunchtime and dinner buffet
EDUCATIOn CNR Vaivai & Mavaru Street, CHARITY/CLUBs Asia Aromas and à la carte. Airport views.
Boroko Craft/Painting/Book Club
Contact: Marilyn Ward (resident) Chinese Cuisine Ground Floor, Delicatessen suitable for casual,
The Ela Murray International +675 325 6633 Cheshire Homes – Home for Steamships Plaza lunchtime/dinner.
school Disabled Children at Crowne Plaza Hotel
+675 321 4780 +675 3245200
www.elamurray.ac.pg Paradise Private Hospital P.O. Box 1306 Boroko,
Taurama Road Wards Road, Port Moresby Royal Orchid society of Png The Round Haus FOOD: sUPERMARKETs
gordons International school Dr. Misi Lam/Dr Glenn Mola Tel: +675 325 5937 Contact: Chairman: Justin Chinese Cuisine (yum cha on
P.O. Box 1825, Boroko +675 325 6022 Tkatchenko at PNG Gardener Sunday mornings) Boroko Foodworld
+675 325 4088 susu Mamas (email@example.com) Boroko +325 7566
C/-Lana Kami Secretary: Maree Berry (gberry@ +675 325 8899
Pacific International Hospital
Korobosea – Boroko East P.O. Box 5857, Boroko, daltron.com.pg RH Hypermart
4 Mile PMV Stop
International school Taurama Road POM (Meet 1st Saturday of each month grand Palace seafood Kennedy Road, Gordons
+675 323 4400
+675 325 5358 +675 325 2528 at PNG Gardener’s Officer on Restaurant +675 325 0972
Waigani Drive – Please check as Chinese Cuisine – yum cha Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ela Medical group Rotary Club of Boroko this may have changed)
POM grammar school Lawes Road, POM C- RH Hypermart (Upstairs)
Contact Port Moresby Chamber of +675 311 2826 sVs Foodland
P.O. Box 276 +675 320 0585 Commerce
Boroko +675 325 3166 Bridge society Harbour City, Port Moresby
Tel: +675 321 3077 Meet every Wednesday at 8.30 at golden Bowl +675 321 1111
Port Moresby general Hospital
st. Josephs International the Ela Beach Hotel. Beginners Chinese Cuisine
(See other listings) All nations Women’s Club
Catholic College are welcome. Contact Marilyn Haus Tomakala, Waigani POM TsT
Two Mile, Boroko Meet the first Wednesday of each
Cnr Vaivai & Boroko Drive Ward (resident), Crowne Plaza +675 325 1656 Hubert Murray Highway
+675 324 8200 month at the Holiday Inn
POM Hotel 323 2500
+675 303 2000 Magi seafood Restaurant
+675 325 3733 HEALTH: PHARMACY (fundraising/social network
Mah-jong (Chinese – chilli and salt and J Mart
organisation for all nationalities) pepper crabs when in season) (Located near airport)
FLORIsTs Monday afternoon commencing
Johnsons Pharmacy Koitachi Haus, Poreporena 323 6848
at 13:00 at the Royal Papua Yacht
Tabari Place Boroko and Spring national Council of Women Freeway, Gordons
Linden Blosson Flower shop Club. Contact: contact via RPYC
Garden Road, Goroko (Safer P.O. Box 154, University +675 323 3918 stop n shop
Poreporena Hwy, Gordons location to Boroko) Tauriganika Drive, POM Port Moresby Town 320 0827
+675 325 4868 +675 325 5336 +675 326 0375 Canasta seoul Haus Boroko 325 5180
Email: email@example.com A club for working women Tuesday afternoon commencing Korean Cuisine Waigani 325 1517
Png gardener Flower shop at 13:00 at the Royal Papua Yacht Hubert Murray Highway
Brian Bell Home Centre Anglicare stop Aids Png Club. Contact: unknown, Yacht 5-mile CLUBs
+675 311 2471 Koura Way, POM Club will be able to provide direct +675 325 2231
Level 1 Steamships Plaza,
+675 325 1855 contact. Royal Papua Yacht Club
HEALTH: CLInICs +675 320 1033 Bacchus Restaurant, Poreporena Freeway
Australian Volunteers Airways Hotel (Five star) +675 321 1700 www.rpyc.com.pg
The Ma Clinic Chemcare Pharmacies
International FOOD: EATIng In, Jacksons Parade +675 324 5341
Herbal Medicine C/- POM Chamber of Commerce Aviat social & sporting Club Inc
Cameron Road, Gordons
Harbour City & Industry EATIng OUT The Beachside Brasserie Pizza Aviat Street, Konedobu
+675 321 1982 +675 320 0913
+675 323 0388 Restaurant +675 321 4261
FOOD: CATERIng & FUnCTIOns Ela Beach Road Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chiropractor Jewellers City Mission +675 308 5520
Ruta Place, gordons House of Gemini Hubert Murray Highway Ela Beach Hotel Beachside The Papuan Club
+675 717 83816 ANG House, Hunter Street, +675 320 0606 Brasserie Daikoku Japanese Restaurant Location: Downtown
Email: email@example.com + 675 321 1860 +675 308 5520 SVS Foodland, Harbour City Male members only
www.houseofgemini.com Hope Worldwide +675 321 0255
HEALTH: DEnTIsTs Boroko Asia Aromas
Kara Jewellers Ltd +675 325 6901 Ground Floor, Steamships Plaza Jepello Restaurant
Mills Dental Care Brian Bell Plaza, Boroko +675 321 4780 Italian
Deloitte Tower scout Association AIR CARgO AgEnTs
+675 325 6091 Croton Street off Waigani Drive
+675 320 0600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Champion Road, POM Food: Delicatessens +675 323 6800
Email: email@example.com +675 321 4666 The Airways Hotel – Deli Bar Air niugini Cargo
located poolside. Jacksons Airport
Jewellery Png Palazzo Restaurant
HEALTH: MEDICAL - HOsPITAL girl guides Association +675 327 3211
Koitachi Haus, Spring Garden Mediterranean Cuisine (Indian/
Champion Road, POM Boroko Foodworld and sVs Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Road, Gordons Greek dishes)
Port Moresby Medical service +675 321 7699 Harbour City pg
+675 325 5361 Lamana Hotel
A medical centre that is licensed Stock imported cheese and +675 323 2333
Email: email@example.com meats etc. DHL
for emergency evacuation –
Medivac Head Office, Kittyhawk Street,
Crowne Plaza Hotel
+675 302 6555
+675 309 3000
PEsT COnTROL Datec (Png) Ltd ConXions Ltd
TnT Air Cargo niu Ford FURnITURE, AUDIO VIsUAL & Head Office & Sales Kunai Street, Hohola
Head Office, Jacksons Parade Distributor of Ford ELECTRICAL EQUIPMEnT Complete Pest Control Poreporena Freeway, Gordons +675 325 6566
+675 325 2411 Cameron Road Six Mile www.datec.com.pg Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: email@example.com. +675 325 4546 Brian Bell Home Centre +675 323 0111
com.pg Kennedy Road, Gordons Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Data nets Ltd nEC
Crosbie Tyres +675 AON Building, MacGregor Street First Heritage Centre, Islander Dr
Express Mail service (EMs) Koani Street, Gordons PLUMBERs +675 320 0633 +675 300 0300
Papua New Guinea +675 325 5700 www.datanets.com.pg Email: email@example.com
+675 300 3775 Toll Free 180 2999 (Priority given to expat ladies with niugini Plumbing services Ltd
Fletcher Morobe Constructions Ltd
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org flat tyres) (after-hours service available) Remington Technologies TRAVEL AgEnCIEs
Six Mile P.O. Box 1856, Boroko, POM Head Office
Airlines Png Dunlop Tyres +675 323 6565 Poreporena Freeway, Gordons Air niugini
(Air Cargo Services – within PNG ) +675 325 3144
Gabaka Street, Gordons +675 3231345 International & Domestics
+675 325 2011 +675 325 5444 REAL EsTATE AgEnCIEs Telephone Sales
Pryde Furniture – Boroko
Contact: Mike O’Connell TE (Png) Ltd +675 327 3444
Qantas Freight Century21 siule Real Estate Cameron Road, Waigani Arrival & Departure Information
+675 327 3287 DREssMAKERs +675 325 4233
Hunter Street +675 325 6322 +675 327 3300
Kokoda Tailoring Limited BnBM Home Centre +675 321 2121 Email: email@example.com www.airniugini.com.pg
CAR HIRE Morata Street, Gordons Kennedy Road, Gordons www.century21.com.pg
+675 325 3086 +675 325 0633 Dalco International Ltd Airlines Png
Avis Rent-A-Car LJ Hooker +675 325 1811 Level 1, Pacific Place,
Head Office, Jacksons Parade, Ground Floor, Deloitte Tower, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Musgrave Street
Seven Mile DREssMAKERs MATERIAL Douglas Street International Travel Centre
WHOLEsALERs/ Esco Ltd (Electrical fittings)
+675 324 9400 +675 320 0738 Email: ljhooker. Theodist Ltd +675 321 3400
MAnUFACTURERs Munahu Street, Gordons
Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Head Office, Waigani Drive Email: email@example.com
+675 325 5300
+675 325 6500 www.apng.com
Luk Poy Wai Tailoring Ltd Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com
Hertz Credit Corporate Properties
Head Office, Jacksons POM Credit House, Cuthbertson Street Qantas Airways Ltd
+675 323 2136 Keynote Music House +675 321 7767 supreme Industries Ltd Credit Haus, Cuthbertson Street
International Airport Brian Bell Plaza, Turumu Street,
+675 325 4999 www.credicorporation.com.pg Cameron Road, Gordons Telephone Sales
Boroko +675 323 6000 +675 308 3200
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. DRY CLEAnERs +675 325 6134
pg Real Estate Agents Association Email: email@example.com Flight Information
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Armit Street, POM +675 325 1800
Pro-Clean Dry Cleaners
Budget Rent a Car +675 320 0944 sUPERMARKETs PNG Toll Free
Off Waigani Drive gAs sUPPLIERs +675 180 1222
Badili. +675 321 7258
+675 3236244 sECURITY sERVICEs Boroko Foodworld
Brian Bell & Co Ltd (services & +325 7566 Travel services Ltd
spic n span 1st Floor, SVS Foodland, Harbour City
spares) g4s secure solutions Limited
CAR DEALERs & TYRE Hubert Murray Hwy RH Hypermart +675 320 2468
Morata Street, Boroko Head Office, Port Moresby
DEALERs POM +675 321 7400 Kennedy Road, Gordons Email: email@example.com
+675 325 8066 +675 309 2222
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org +675 325 0972
Ela Motors Ltd ELECTRICAL COnTRACTORs Email: email@example.com Travel Express
Distributor of Toyota, Yamaha, InsURAnCE BROKERs guard Dog security services Level 2, Haus Post, Boroko
Hino, Daihatsu, Renault, Mack POM Electrical Co. Ltd Head Office, Ago Street, Gordons sVs Foodland +675 300 3830
Head Office, Scratchley Road, P.O. Box 5555, Aon Risk services +675 325 9653 Harbour City, Port Moresby www.postpng.com.pg
Badili Aon Haus, MacGregor Street Email: firstname.lastname@example.org +675 321 1111 Email: email@example.com
BOROKO +675 325 3533
+675 322 9400 +675 322 4500
www.elamotors.com.pg security system Ltd TELECOMMUnICATIOn UTILITIEs
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org EMPLOYMEnT AgEnCIEs Tower Insurance EQUIPMEnT
Head Office, Port Moresby
Cuthbertson House +675 323 0277 Eda Ranu Water supply
Boroko Motors Ltd Manpower Management Cuthbertson Street Telikom Png Head Office, Aopi Centre, Waigani
Distributors of Nissan, Mitsubishi, services Ltd +675 321 1388 Head Office, Era Rumana +675 312 2133
Isuzu, Mercedes, Hummer, Honda P.O. Box 1739, POM www.towerinsurance.com.pg sTATIOnERY, COMPUTER & Building, Waigani 24 Hour Hotline 312 2100
Head Office, Cnr Waigani Drive & +675 321 5491 OFFICE EQUIPMEnT +675 300 5000 Email: email@example.com
Cameron Road QBE Insurance (Png) Limited
+675 325 5111 Pacifica HR QI Building, Musgrave Street Able Computing Digicel (Png) Ltd Png Power
www.borokomotors.com.pg P.O. Box 480, POM +675 321 2144 Able Building, Waigani Drive, Head Office Head Office, PNG Power Building,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org +675 320 3095 www.qbe.com.pg Gordons +675 7222 2222 Hohola
+675 325 2599 +675 324 3200
Png Motors Vanguard International www.able.com.pg Bemobile
Distributors of Mazda, Hyundai & P.O. Box 150, POM LOCKsMITH
12, Datec Bld., Waigani Dr. PO Post Png Postal services
Suzuki +675 321 7464 Daltron Electronics Box 1055, Waigani NCD, Papua Port Moresby Branch,
+675 325 5788 Ruswin PNG Locksmiths
Cameron Road, Waigani Cameron Road, Waigani New Guinea
Bridgestone Tyres (PNG) Ltd Wokman Ltd +675 302 2200 Ph: (+675) 325 9400, POM Electrical Co. Ltd
Kennedy Road, Gordons P.O. Box 2530, Boroko +675 325 1970
Email: email@example.com www.daltron.com.pg 9415, 9419, 9423 P.O. Box 5555, BOROKO
+675 325 6266 +675 321 0800 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (+675) 325 9428 +675 325 3533
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