Moresby Arts Theatre Presents 'Taurama'

Crafted by the esteemed patron and local living legend, 'Taurama' is a timeless masterpiece, captivating hearts and minds since its inaugural performance in 1985, commemorating a decade of Independence.

'Taurama', a play by Norah Vagi Brash and directed by Robert Vaso, promises an enchanting blend of legend, kastom, music, dance, and humour, weaving a spellbinding narrative that resonates across generations. This profound play transcends time, delivering a poignant message as relevant today as it was decades ago.

Woman gets 4 years in jail for land sale

These were monies she took for the sale of a piece of land which she never owned.

Girigi Goasa Mose made representations to the owners of JDM Ltd that she was selling land at Taurama for K150,000 in 2009.

Acting Judge Nicholas Miviri sentenced the 47-year-old mother-of-four to 4 years in jail with hard labour today after he convicted her on 12 July for misappropriating K120,000.

Mose falsely pretended to act on behalf of her family and clan to sell a piece of customary land in Taurama, known as Odahara, Portion 2763c – 2765c.

New library for Taurama

The Sir Buri Kidu Library will also serve as a resource, learning, training and community development centre.

Two months ago, Secretary for Education Dr Uke Kombra revealed the decline in public libraries from 22 in 1975 to only 6 now in operation.

With the ultimate aim of upgrading information centres, promoting English as first language amongst students, having a more informed populace and eliminating illiteracy, Dame Carol Kidu started a community project; the Sir Buri Kidu Library.

Taurama local pleased with mangrove cleanup campaign

Valu, who is originally from Aroma but has resettled with family friends from Taurama, said they once depended entirely on this mangrove habitat for food.

The 52 year old father of four and grandfather of six children said that in the 1980s they caught a lot of tuna to eat from the bay as the mangroves were plentiful and healthy.

Valu explained that crabs and fish normally bred in the mangroves but today they hardly find this source of protein inside the bay.

Taurama locals clean up mangroves at Tuna Bay

Close to 100 people were involved in the first ever National Capital District Mangrove Cleanup Campaign Program today (Saturday 7 November).

The program was initiated by CFDA in partnership with the Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD), NCDC Waste Management, University of PNG and Nambawan Super.

The participants picked up plastic bags and any non-biodegradable materials in the 5 hectares of mangrove environment.

The aim of  the campaign program is to inform the local communities about the bio diversity of the mangrove habitat environment.