Kokoda (Papua New Guinea)

Type: City
Name: Kokoda (Papua New Guinea)
Country: Papua New Guinea
Latitude: -8.87
Longitude: 147.740005
population: 6,199
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Anzac Day: the curious notion of Australia's 'birth' at Gallipoli

The first Anzac Day passed unremarked in Australia. Australians did not receive a good account of the Gallipoli landing until two weeks later, when they read a report in their morning newspapers by an English war correspondent.It was on that day, May ... [Published WA Today - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Sam Newman: Kokoda changed my life

Sam Newman on the Kokoda Trail. Source: SuppliedIT WAS only six years ago that AFL Footy Show host Sam Newman was in hospital undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.In October, Newman and his ­co-host Garry Lyon took on a new challenge – the Kokoda ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Anzac Spirit shines over Avenue

Corporal Oliver Fowler of the 51st Battalion Far North Queensland Regiment pays his respect at the Avenue of Honour. Source: News LimitedSTANDING at the Avenue of Honour in a moment of reflection, Corporal Oliver “Chook” Fowler represents the current ... [Published Cairns Post - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Anzac, Anzac Day, FAR
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Taking on Kokoda Trail

Dave Sims (left) with other documentary crew members while on the Kokoda Trail. Source: SuppliedMORE than 70 years after the Kokoda campaign, Quakers Hill resident and sound engineer Dave Sims walked the gruelling Kokoda Track for a documentary.Mr Sims, ... [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - West - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Walk for fallen soldiers arrives in Darwin

WITH blisters on their feet, sunburnt and sore, a group of dedicated walkers - who lost a son, uncle, brother, cousin or mate in Afghanistan - received a hero's welcome when they arrived in Darwin yesterday. WITH blisters on their feet, sunburnt and sore, ... [Published Katherine Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Adventure is calling

ON TRACK: Pip Woodward and Charles Woodward (Founder of COUCH) and Deb Hancock (CEO Cairns Chamber of Commerce and official spokesperson for the Cairns Corporate Challenge). The Cairns Corporate Challenge has set a huge $100,000 fundraising target for ... [Published Cairns Post - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

The trek of the track

By CASEY NEILL“WE want to make a difference to a group of people whose ancestors helped ours.”So Mark Capper and his wife Julie will travel to Papua New Guinea in September and trek the Kokoda Track.But their journey won’t be the usual pilgrimage many ... [Published Star Community - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kokoda bound for a mate

WHEN Cassandra Clarke’s feet touch the ground on the rugged jungle slopes of Kokoda, she expects the 10 day challenge ahead to test her strength and resilience. WHEN Cassandra Clarke’s feet touch the ground on the rugged jungle slopes of Kokoda, she expects ... [Published Port Macquarie News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Group set for 96km on gruelling Kokoda trek

A GRUELLING 96km walk is all that stands between a group of four keen Rose City residents and their goal of conquering the Kokoda Challenge.The Warwick 1 team consisting of Ian Stacey, Karen Gilchrist, Geoff Hobson and Fiona Milburn are hard at work training ... [Published Warwick Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 3 reports

M 4.5 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea [Northern Province] Kokoda

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 31.03.2014 13:19:27 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 10 f km Coordinate: 8° 25.200, 146° 56.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 23:19 at night ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - Urgent: 5.7-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea -- USGS

Urgent: 5.7-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea -- USGSContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.HONG KONG, March 31 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted 102 km northwest of Kokoda, Papua New Guinea at 13:40:59 GMT on Monday (21:40:59 ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Castle Hill RSL's C2K trains students for Kokoda trek

, midnightCastle Hill RSL's C2K trains students for Kokoda trekexitSTUDENTS from seven high schools are swapping their beach attire worn at schoolies week for trekking boots.They will take on the tough Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea in November as part ... [Published Hills News - Mar 19 2014]

Quotes

"[You will have to] experience the 155-kilometre Kokoda trek over 10 gruelling days in hot, wet, humid and muddy conditions" a Penrith RSL spokeswoman said
"As families of the fallen, having lost our sons, we don’t want veterans left behind and will do what we can to heal wounds and connect them with people who care.” Mr Palmer said."
"The Kokoda Foundation uses the money to take about 50 kids to Papua New Guinea to walk the Kokoda trail" he said
"These Mates4Mates challenges are designed to physically and mentally stretch the suffering veteran."

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Sam Newman: Kokoda changed my life [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 6 hours ago]
Anzac Spirit shines over Avenue [Published Cairns Post - 9 hours ago]
Anzac Day: the curious notion of Australia's 'b... [Published WA Today - 18 hours ago]
PNG Tourism launches 'Do Kokoda' campaign for A... [Published Travel Weekly Australia - 19 hours ago]
Footy stars Do Kokoda [Published KarryOn - Apr 24 2014]
Taking on Kokoda Trail [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - West - Apr 23 2014]
Young Kokoda trekkers sought [Published St Marys Star - Apr 23 2014]
Walk for fallen soldiers arrives in Darwin [Published Katherine Times - Apr 23 2014]
Adventure is calling [Published Cairns Post - Apr 22 2014]
The trek of the track [Published Star Community - Apr 21 2014]
Kokoda bound for a mate [Published Port Macquarie News - Apr 14 2014]
Group set for 96km on gruelling Kokoda trek [Published Warwick Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
M 4.5 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
XINHUA - Urgent: 5.7-magnitude quake hits Papua... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 31 2014]
M 5.7 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
M 5.7 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
Aussie air ace’s heroics recognised [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 25 2014]
The SA war hero that time forgot [Published Adelaide Now - Mar 22 2014]
Mayor backs Jacqueline’s trek bid [Published Bathurst Western Advocate - Mar 21 2014]
Castle Hill RSL's C2K trains students for Kokod... [Published Hills News - Mar 19 2014]
Hitting trail to help our soldiers [Published Daily News - Mar 17 2014]
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M 4.5 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 31.03.2014 13:19:27 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 10 f km Coordinate: 8° 25.200, 146° 56.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 23:19 at night ...
M 5.7 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 31.03.2014 13:41:00 UTC Magnitude: M 5.7 Mercalli Scale: 6 Depth: 10km Coordinate: 8° 17.400, 147° 4.800 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 23:41 at night at ...
M 5.7 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 31.03.2014 15:40:59 UTC Magnitude: M 5.7 Mercalli Scale: 6 Depth: 10 km Coordinate: 8° 19.074, 146° 59.880 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at 01:40 at night ...
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