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 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Medallists take on trek (Narrogin Observer)

Wagin sportswoman and Hockeyroos dual Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ashleigh Nelson has taken on the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea.Nelson, along with teammate and friend Rachael Lynch, were approached by non-profit organisation R U OK to walk the ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Retracing history of service in PNG

Daughter of World War II veteran follows the her father's footsteps along the Kokoda Track.BEFORE he was farming at Wantabagdery, Allan Druett served with the Third Militia Battalion in Papua New Guinea (PNG), playing a role in the defence of the village ... [Published Southern Cross - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Wagin star walks Kokoda

Wagin golden girl Ashleigh Nelson completed the Kokoda Trail in the name of charity.WAGIN golden girl Ashleigh Nelson is being commended by the community after completing the Kokoda Trail in the name of charity.Ms Nelson recently tasted success with her ... [Published Wagin Argus - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

La Trobe Financial’s Head of Major Clients, Daryl Hill conquers Mount Kilimanjaro

Daryl Hill, 's Head of Major Clients - Sep. 7, 2014 - MELBOURNE, Australia -- Always looking for a challenge, ’s Head of Major Clients, Daryl Hill has recently climbed the 4th highest peak in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is the highest ... [Published Prlog - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Peter FitzSimons to explore PNG aboard the True North

Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB News<?xml encoding="UTF-8">Peter FitzSimons is set to join the True North’s 10-night New Adventures in Paradise itinerary.Guests will benefit from a unique insight into Papua New Guinea’s history and at ... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Awakening the spirit of Kokoda

TRACK OF TEARS TRACK OF TEARS THE Sunday Times sports editor GLEN QUARTERMAIN is one of only about 35,000 or 0.02 per cent of the Australian population to have walked the Kokoda Track since World War II. He went with eight of his best mates in May. Halfway ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lysi Jackson to walk Kokoda Track as part of Youth Leadership Challenge

Charles Sturt University student Lysi Jackson will walk in the footsteps of some of the bravest Australians in history after she was chosen to take part in the Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge. Charles Sturt University student Lysi Jackson will walk ... [Published Mudgee Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wagga's Fiona ready to guide young Kokoda trekkers

DESPITE the challenges they will face, there is little doubt a motley group of young people will complete the Kokoda Track under the guidance of Fiona Foster. DESPITE the challenges they will face, there is little doubt a motley group of young people ... [Published Riverina Leader - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

A life-changing trek

THE annual Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge (KYLC) has been keeping the memory of the Kokoda campaign alive since 2004.This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the battle fought deep in the jungle of Papua New Guinea and another 47 young Aussies will ... [Published Stock & Land - Aug 09 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 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 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 have said many a time that I enjoy walking on flat surfaces, so I don't know how I will be walking uphill" she said
"I climbed The Rock before I went - that's nothing, everywhere you go, you're going uphill" she said
"We walked for up to 10 hours a day on uneven and steep terrain and it was very taxing" she said

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Medallists take on trek (Narrogin Observer) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 22 hours ago]
Retracing history of service in PNG [Published Southern Cross - Sep 10 2014]
Wagin star walks Kokoda [Published Wagin Argus - Sep 10 2014]
La Trobe Financial’s Head of Major Clients, Dar... [Published Prlog - Sep 08 2014]
Peter FitzSimons to explore PNG aboard the True... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Sep 05 2014]
Awakening the spirit of Kokoda [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 30 2014]
Lysi Jackson to walk Kokoda Track as part of Yo... [Published Mudgee Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
Wagga's Fiona ready to guide young Kokoda trekkers [Published Riverina Leader - Aug 14 2014]
A life-changing trek [Published Stock & Land - Aug 09 2014]
Naidoc awards: Linda Burney and Gracelyn Smallw... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Shinzo Abe’s Australian visit: Another step tow... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jul 09 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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