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

Most action-packed jungles Lonely Planet

Make like Tarzan and take on one of these truly original rainforest adventures. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures.Battlefield crossing, Kokoda Track, Papua New Guinea© Provided by Lonely PlanetHiker on the Kokoda Track. ... [Published MSN UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t walk alone with mental illness

and Rachael Lynch trekked the Kokoda Trail. Source: SuppliedSpecial feature: The spirit of Kokoda More Community Spirit stories Share your inspiring stories: spirit@news.com.au KOKODA – it is a name that resonates and evokes a sense of pride and loss ... [Published Perth Now - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kokoda Track KO’d for RU OK?

Hockeyroos Rachael Lynch and Ashleigh Nelson have returned from doing the Kokoda trail, to help raise awareness of mental health as part of R U OK? Photo: Matthew Poon Source: News Corp Australia More incredible Community Spirit stories Share your inspiring ... [Published Perth Now - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kokoda: The Counterattack - Ep 2 Of 2 - ABC - 29/09/2014 - 11.35pm

In the late September 1942 things looked grim for the Australians fighting in Papua New Guinea. The Japanese army had advanced to Ioribaiwa Ridge just 40 kilometres from Port Moresby.The Australian soldiers facing them on Imita Ridge believed they were ... [Published Enhance TV - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Benalla students tackle one of the toughest treks in the world, the Kokoda Track

A group of 14 students from Benalla P-12 College is tackling one of the most gruelling walks on earth, the Kokoda track.The students flew to Papua New Guinea last Sunday for the eight-day, 96 km-trek.It’s the sixth year the college has run the annual ... [Published McPherson Media Group - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

BBY Executive Chairman Set to Battle Kokoda Trek

| 0 commentsFor the next ten days, BBY Executive Chairman Glenn Rosewall may only be available for contact via Morse Code. From 24 September to 5 October, he will be battling the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a bid to follow the footsteps ... [Published BBY - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Tackling Track brings belief back

Brendan Dover on the Mates4Mates Kokoda trek. Picture: Source: Supplied THEY begin tentatively and wary. But in the safety of the jungle, the secrets emerge. Their stories become raw and cathartic. They are trekkers on Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Track, ... [Published Herald Sun - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fiona and Rachel trek Kokoda

TWO former Chevalier College students will walk the Kokoda Track together. TWO former Chevalier College students will walk the Kokoda Track together. Fiona Foster (nee Cupitt) graduated from Chevalier in 1994 and Rachel McRae graduated in 2009, but they ... [Published Southern Highland News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 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 - Sep 15 2014]
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]

Quotes

"RSL NSW sponsor kids between 17 and 22 years old to do Kokoda and Castle Hill RSL sponsored Rachel" Mrs Foster said
"The unity Jason and I seek is not a lowest common denominator consensus but to build lasting relationships between young leaders from vastly different backgrounds to see past their differences and celebrate what they have in common as Australians."
"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
"You're walking on roots of trees and it's so steep, you keep climbing up and you think it'll be great once you get to the top, but when you get to the top, it just keeps going up."

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Most action-packed jungles Lonely Planet [Published MSN UK - 22 hours ago]
Don’t walk alone with mental illness [Published Perth Now - Sep 30 2014]
Kokoda Track KO’d for RU OK? [Published Perth Now - Sep 28 2014]
Kokoda: The Counterattack - Ep 2 Of 2 - ABC - 2... [Published Enhance TV - Sep 28 2014]
Benalla students tackle one of the toughest tre... [Published McPherson Media Group - Sep 23 2014]
BBY Executive Chairman Set to Battle Kokoda Trek [Published BBY - Sep 23 2014]
Tackling Track brings belief back [Published Herald Sun - Sep 21 2014]
Baptism of fire a rebirth for walking wounded [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 20 2014]
Fiona and Rachel trek Kokoda [Published Southern Highland News - Sep 18 2014]
Members of Bate Bay surf clubs to travel to Gal... [Published St George & Sutherland Shire Leader - Sep 17 2014]
Medallists take on trek (Narrogin Observer) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
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]
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]
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