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 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 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Aussie air ace’s heroics recognised

Commander Pacific Air Forces General “Hawk” Carlisle shows his appreciation with twin sisters (nee Mobsby) Rae Rayner and Jennifer Read, after presenting them with their fathers Silver Star medal for ‘Gallant action on 26 July 1942’. Source: Supplie ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

The SA war hero that time forgot

Edward Mobsby pictured with his twin daughters Jenny and Rae in 1941. Source: SuppliedEDWARD Mobsby knew the risks.That the odds were stacked against him and his crew. That the airspace over the jungles of northern New Guinea were buzzing with Japanese ... [Published Adelaide Now - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor backs Jacqueline’s trek bid

Bathurst mayor Gary Rush has thrown his support behind a local woman who is raising funds to tackle the Kokoda Track. Bathurst mayor Gary Rush has thrown his support behind a local woman who is raising funds to tackle the Kokoda Track. NSW Western Medicare ... [Published Bathurst Western Advocate - Mar 21 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]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hitting trail to help our soldiers

David 'bluey' Coleman training before his Mates4Mates Kokoda Trek. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Daily NewsMENTOR and role model David "Bluey" Coleman has seen his fair share of jungle after serving in Vietnam and the Police Special Operations unit.He now ... [Published Daily News - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Administrative oversight' settled as pilot honoured with US award

A 72-year long "administrative oversight" has been settled in Canberra, with the United States posthumously awarding an Australian airman with a Silver Star for courage.Edward 'Mobs' Mobsby was the only Australian onboard a US plane which was shot down ... [Published ABC Online - Mar 14 2014]

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"There's lots of walking - we're walking up to 30km at a time" he said
"I have a lot of faith in the young soldiers of today and that is why I do what I do" Mr Coleman said
"Awarding the Silver Star to RAAF Flying Officer Edward Thompson Mobsby corrects a 72-year administrative oversight" the statement said

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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]
'Administrative oversight' settled as pilot hon... [Published ABC Online - Mar 14 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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