Diving the Aircraft Wrecks of Papua New Guinea

The skies over New Guinea saw much fighting during World War II. Now, some of the aircraft wrecks of Papua New Guinea make for fantastic dives. World War...

Paul Allen found the first carrier the US lost in WWII

While the converted collier, USS Langley, was America’s first aircraft carrier, it wasn’t America’s first fleet carrier. That honor goes to the converted battlecruiser, USS Lexington. Under the terms laid out...

Lost in 1942, Quincy-built Lexington found in Coral Sea

The first torpedo hit the USS Lexington’s port side at about 11 a.m. on the last day of the Battle of the Coral Sea, a critical point...

Wreck of Australia’s first submarine found after 103 years

The wreck of Australia's first submarine - HMAS AE1 - has been found in Papua New Guinean waters, more than a century after the vessel disappeared with...

Pride of PNG inspired by his war hero great-grandfather

Officer cadet Mark Rakatani will carry the memory of his great-grandfather and the hopes of his nation’s defence force onto the parade ground at the Australian Defence...

Incredible pictures reveal how heroic tribes in PNG were during World War Two

Extraordinary photographs have resurfaced which show the incredible compassion members of Papua New Guinea tribes afforded injured Australian soldiers during World War II. Tribesmen became the unexpected heroes...

Explorer Benedict Allen who went missing in PNG due to arrive in King’s Lynn...

An explorer who made headlines after he was reported missing in Papua New Guinea said he thought of King’s Lynn during his expedition. Benedict Allen had planned to...

No Not The Spice Girls But The SP Girls

Isn't it a great feeling to see pics of the past.  Brings back a lot of memories don't they. Well, these aren't the Spice Girls but the SP...

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart – A Photo reveals she may have become a...

Does newly discovered photo reveal that Amelia Earhart survived crash to become Japanese prisoner? By James Rogers Published July 05, 2017 The disappearance of Amelia Earhart is one of...

Our very first journalists, maybe!

This is a photo taken of Papua students visiting the ABC in Canberra in 1968.  The photo comes courtesy of the National Archives of PNG. We want to...
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Air Niugini to Cancel Townsville to Port Moresby Route

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