Includes: geography, history, population, government, rainfall, statistics on mining products, list of Papuan officials and junior officers in the service of the Government of Netherlands New Guinea in 1958, prison population, trend of prison population, libraries and museums.
Includes: geography, history, population, government, standard of living, town planning and housing, social security and welfare, prevention of crime, public health, education, adult education, youth organizations, protection of nature, land occupied by non-Papuans at the end of 1956.
The Barrett family were long time residents of Papua New Guinea and donated their collection of books to the Administrative College of Papua New Guinea, 598 entries arranged by author.
Lesson material for the study of New Guinea Highlands Pidgin to be used in conjunction with the grammatical section of Mihalic's Dictionary-Grammar of Neo-Melanesian, course also made use of tapes, no tapes included.
The personal experiences of a New Guinea patrol officer from 1936 through the Pacific War, includes: births, deaths and rapes, I meet the pygmies, when arrows flew, Markham Valley, Saidor, Rai Coast, East and West New Britain.
Tells the story of coffee in Papua New Guinea from the beginnings of cultivation in the late 19th century to the present day, Coffee was grown in British New Guinea and German New Guinea on an experimental basis from the earliest days of European settlement.
A new classic in the annals of geographical exploration of Papua New Guinea, told largely in the words of Ivan Champion from tapes and letters and interviews with the author over a period of many years, important source material on exploration, an account of the 1926-1928 Great Northwest patrol (Across New Guinea from the Fly to the Sepik), the Bamu to Purari patrol of 1936, the discovery of Lake Kutubu, the establishment of the Lake Kutubu base camp in 1937, and the exploration and pacification of the Tari Valley 1937-1940.
Limited Commemorative Edition, one of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the late Ivan Champion OBE and the author James Sinclair; xiv, 308, index; portrait frontis, 119 b/w illustrations, 5 figures, 5 double page maps, fold-out map in colour, e/p maps; hardcover in mint dust jacket, enclosed in cloth slipcase.
The story of Ivan Champion, an Australian born in Port Moresby Papua in 1904, who was to become the last great explorer of Papua, documents a unique period of intensive geographical exploration.
Includes a brief introduction followed by well reproduced photos, mainly of national dress in 15 of the 18 administrative districts of Papua New Guinea.
First Edition; 88; 140 colour photographs; hardcover in dust jacket; A4 format; (inscription on small title page, signed by the author on small title page) o/wise very good condition.
It brings the PNG aviation story from 1977 to the present day (1991), including the growth of the national airline, AIR NIUGINI, and the continuing fortunes of Dennis Buchanan's company, TALAIR.
The central theme is the story of a small airline, TALAIR, and its rise to the position of one of the largest third-level operators in the world under the direction of a dynamic businessman Dennis Buchanan.
The operation of the other companies (such as STOL Air Services, Aerial Tours, Douglas Airways, Summer Institute of Linguistics Air Services, Helicopter Utilities, Pacific Helicopters, Macair, Provincial Air Services, Co-Air, Panga and many others) and individuals are covered.