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 Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Adventurer takes on Kokoda trek

When his father retired at 61 then died at 62, Vince Moores made up his mind not to waste any time in getting through his bucket list."I made a conscious decision to retire at 50 and do all the things I've ever dreamed of doing," Moores, 57, said.He recently ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

The Kokoda Track has seen plenty of death in its time. In 1942, it was the scene of intense fighting between the Japanese and Australians. The route lay almost dormant until the past decade, when adventurous trekkers discovered the 60-mile slog connecting ... [Published Outside - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

What’s On the Gold Coast this weekend – July 18th to 20th 2014

Taste of Kingscliff and the Tweed CoastFoodies this Saturday and Sunday is the final weekend for the TASTE of Kingscliff and the Tweed Coast food festival. There are number of delicious, family-friendly events on the menu, from a street bazaar, to a long ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Naidoc awards: Linda Burney and Gracelyn Smallwood among those honoured

_ Linda Burney on her appointment as a NSW minister in 2007. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP The first Indigenous Australian elected to the New South Wales parliament, a health worker who pioneered AIDS awareness in Aboriginal communities and a tireless advocate ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cooktown to Kokoda in memory of Sue Murdoch

Duo plan fund-raiser trekWHEN it comes to battles of endurance, fighting cancer has to be near the top of the list.Sadly, it's not always a battle that can be won.Mother-of-two Sue Murdoch lost her fight against breast cancer in 2006; her memory has inspired ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Shinzo Abe’s Australian visit: Another step toward war

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s speech to a joint session of the Australian parliament yesterday marks another major step in the war preparations against China, in which Australia is assuming decisive strategic significance.In November 2011, US President ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Hawker man set to conquer Kokoda Trail with grandson

Hawker man Robert Smulders is preparing to conquer the Kokoda Trail with his grandson Andrew.The Kokoda Trail is a difficult trek for anyone, but Hawker grandfather Robert Smulders is not daunted by the challenge.The 69-year-old is currently embarking ... [Published Flinders News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Joelene’s PNG trip triggers desire to go green

Indigenous youth leader Joelene Puntoriero helped with donating educational materials to an orphanage near the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Source: SuppliedARRERNTE woman Joelene Puntoriero geared her future towards looking after the environment ... [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kokoda Track nod for two

Tags: NewsTWO Cardinia Shire students are preparing to walk the Kokoda Track in memory of a local Digger.Pakenham Secondary College’s Chloe Melbourne and Kyle Warford from Emerald Secondary College will journey to Papua New Guinea during the coming school ... [Published Star Community - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Getting to know Ana Salazar

This week we get to know Ana Salazar, Product Manager for  Adventure World . 1. How long have you been in the industry, what and where was your first job?This question is like asking a woman her age, but as I am not afraid to say it (44), I have worked ... [Published KarryOn - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

PICTURES: Ambitious students prepare for famous jungle trek

Ambitious students and a passionate guide embark on what could be a life-changing expedition to Papua New Guinea.They carry big packs and wear special hiking boots.This is a training session in preparation for a 96-kilometre trek through the Papua New ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Jun 20 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]

Quotes

"I made a conscious decision to retire at 50 and do all the things I've ever dreamed of doing" Moores, 57, said
"It's not a race and we think we've allowed enough time to do each leg without breaking ourselves physically" Mr Heanly said
"He appreciates what it is to be an Australian, he appreciates how lucky he is and his self confidence has improved dramatically" Mr Flanagan said

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Adventurer takes on Kokoda trek [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 21 2014]
The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes [Published Outside - Jul 17 2014]
What’s On the Gold Coast this weekend – July 18... [Published MyGC.com.au - Jul 17 2014]
Naidoc awards: Linda Burney and Gracelyn Smallw... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Cooktown to Kokoda in memory of Sue Murdoch [Published Newcastle Herald - Jul 11 2014]
Hawker man set to conquer Kokoda Trail with gra... [Published Flinders News - Jul 10 2014]
Shinzo Abe’s Australian visit: Another step tow... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jul 09 2014]
Joelene’s PNG trip triggers desire to go green [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 09 2014]
Kokoda Track nod for two [Published Star Community - Jun 25 2014]
Getting to know Ana Salazar [Published KarryOn - Jun 23 2014]
PICTURES: Ambitious students prepare for famous... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Jun 20 2014]
M 4.5 - 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]
M 5.7 - Indonesian Archipelago Papua New Guinea... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Mar 31 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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