Short-story for International Literacy Day

A trip to the river BY ISSABELLE VILAU ‘Hurry up, come on lets go!’I heard my big brother Angna, screaming on top of his lungs ordering, everyone to get of of the house. ‘Were coming’ my cousins and I responded, as we all ran out the house, with our bag of clothes and a bilumContinue reading “Short-story for International Literacy Day”

Haiveta Babul aka Mrs. No Life in Nouvelle Caledonia

By Neko Babul Before I start on the next episode, let me tell you the meaning of Haiveta Mori. It means Happy Girl in the Toaripi language of Gulf Province. Haiveta was in her element, she got everything organized, her father Mr. J.P. Sarufa constructed a wooden chest to pack the bulky items like blanketsContinue reading “Haiveta Babul aka Mrs. No Life in Nouvelle Caledonia”

Haiveta Babul aka Mrs. No Adventures in Nouvelle Caledonia

By Neko Babul Haiveta wasted no time in getting to know her fellow womenfolk at the South Pacific Commission community. Her friends taught her French, and took her on a round trip around the island. On Friday nights, we were treated to free shows of Tahitian, Wallis and Futuna Islands, or Kanaky music and dance.Continue reading “Haiveta Babul aka Mrs. No Adventures in Nouvelle Caledonia”

Uphill: A journey from the Highlands to the Coast (Part 1)

AN ADVENTURE STORY BY MOSES ANDRIAS November 2018, Morobe, a blend of everything Papua New Guinean, from the cool mountainous ridges that step from the majestic highlands to the endless plains of the Markham and on-wards to the shoreline of the Huon Peninsula. A walk around ‘Eriku’ and a visit to Lae Market remains noContinue reading “Uphill: A journey from the Highlands to the Coast (Part 1)”

SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world

BY MATHISAH TURI Don’t whistle at night, they say, for you never know who might respond. Especially at night when darkness rules and silence is at it’s greatest. Ten year old Irai had not learned of this superstition. But she knew of the existence of the world beyond ours, where no humans dwell. She sawContinue reading “SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world”

Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show

By Mercy Frank My name is Mercy Frank and I’m 14 years old from Asaro village, Eastern Highlands province of PNG. I was born on January 17th of 2006. This story is based on how my friends and I welcome the Governor General Sir Bob Dadae to attend the 2019 Goroka show in Eastern HighlandsContinue reading “Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show”

A safe place for Paulina and Jerry

*A story about Domestic Violence, how it affects women and children, and the options available for getting help Paulina’s father was a violent man. Every night, he would come home drunk, argue with her mother, and beat her up. Seeing this, Paulina would grab her brother Jerry by his hand, run into her room, lockContinue reading “A safe place for Paulina and Jerry”

A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini

05 NOVEMBER 2020 GREGORY BABLIS Riding in an old dugout canoe with a single outboard motor, Efrongawi is jokingly cautioned by his guide to keep his limbs and phalange’s well inside the confines of the vessel lest the crocodiles snap at him. “Keeping his head in the game” and his limbs in the canoe, EfrongainduContinue reading “A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini”