Port Moresby

Sabama team upset Ave

Both teams were tied at 4-all after regulation time, forcing the contest into golden point time to decide the winner.

Ave had the services of current Orchids, Vero Waula and the Malabag sisters, Lilah and Rose up against an unknown Raiders outfit who scored the winning try in golden point time to shock their more fancied opponents 8-4 at fulltime.

The Ave women’s team is from the Gordons suburb with bulk of the women are seasoned players from the Port Moresby rugby league competition.

‘Just In Time’ for Joyce Bay

It all started in the back yard of Joyce Bay in Moresby South electorate, Port Moresby. Teacher by profession, Nathan Andes of Enga and Western Highlands parentage had started the Early Childhood Learning School in 2019, with a vision to help children within the area mostly surrounded by settlements.

The community-based early childhood learning centre caters for children aged 4-5 years and also accommodating 6-7 year-olds who have been left out from entering formal education.

Last year it graduated 23 students into Butuka Academy.

BACK TO SCHOOL winner gets new car

Theodist Business Development Manager, Ryan Pini, drew the winner’s name.

Mr Pini said Theodist has supplied office products in Papua New Guinea for over 50 years, and strives to provide customer service and shopping experiences. To give back to the community, the business organized the WIN A CRV competition.

Marape commends MP’s leadership

Marape went on to commend the working partnership between Minister Tkatchenko and the Governor for NCD, in improving the livelihood of residents in Moresby South Electorate.

“I want to appreciate the level of clarity Moresby South brings to the table in as far as what an achievable outcome in the space of next five years within the context of vision 2050 for our nation’s prosperity,” said the Prime Minister.

JT 9s Resumes

After prolonged deferral caused by wet weather, it is now all clear to complete the two minor divisions.

Sab City Raiders are confident of unsettling champion IMHC Vadavada United in round 2 at 10.40am today.

It's not going to be easy as Raiders need to keep a close check on United's Joanne Lagona and Joan Kuman before they run loose.

These are the two match winners that Raiders Kelly Peter, Cynthia Baia and Flora Yanu must stop at all costs.

Both sides looking forward to win to remain unbeaten after two rounds.

Moore edge out PC in final show

The premier division match grand final of the Private Companies Netball Competition, was entertaining, as the agile Moore Printing team made up of talented and skillful youngsters were too fast in the mid-court, running rings around the Post-Courier ladies to a good start, but in a close contest.

Moore’s Goal-Attack Mary Leka was superb under the rings as she took her team to the lead into the first quarter 6-2. 

Four fishermen found

The survivors, Maku Dai, Frank Doura, Gabi Lohia and Lohia Nou were seen drifting on the waters of Amazon Bay about 251 kilometers away from Port Moresby by road, however, longer by sea when villagers from Domara village in Amazon Bay saw the men. 

The four men had lost their anchor by the storm so used their outboard motor as the anchor. 

Universal Church feeds 1000

The event that has transformed lives of many people has reached out to the needy, sharing food, clothes and the Word of God through the congregations in Port Moresby, Lae and Arawa.

On Saturday 25th February at the main church in Gordons, the Port Moresby congregation received more than 1194 people including more than 200 children, including those in Lae and Arawa. This number is more than the previous event which was just a little over 400 people.

Ps Jonathan explained on the reason why not only to feed those who are in need but also to teach them.

Visa outcomes for PNG achieved

In an official press conference held on Friday 17th February, Australian Foreign Minister Senator Penny Wong, announced that the Visa Processing Centre for PNG will be moved from Fiji to Port Moresby. 

She stated that the return of the Visa Processing Centre will aim to approve 75 percent of incoming visa applications within two weeks, in what is described as another major milestone in Australia-PNG relations.  

Corporate Netball nears finals

The competition which has attracted over a hundred teams from the various corporate companies in the city fielding two teams each and played in Divisions as Team 1 and Team 2.

The NCD Private Companies Netball has a long history which started around 2003 with only 8 teams. 25 years on from those humble beginnings this season they have registered 102 teams.

The normal round of matches concluded on the weekend before they go into the play-offs which will feature 17 divisions with two teams in each division to challenge for the grand final playoff set for February 25.