Newsletters

  • PNGCP Newsletters – we produce three newsletters throughout the year: before Easter, over the (Northern Hemisphere) summer and at Christmas.
  • ACPNG Newsletters – the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea produces regular newsletters through the National Office in Lae. With news and features direct from PNG, the Church’s newsletters provide a direct insight into the workings of the Church and life in PNG.
  • Reading Materials – we produce, from time to time, reports, reviews and other reading materials on ACPNG and PNG more widely; notably reports on the walking the Kokoda Trail, book reviews and a 2020 Easter message from our patron, Rowan Williams.
  • Archive Films – we are delighted to post the first of a number of archive films from Papua New Guinea. Our first video is a fascinating treasure – archive home video from the Papua New Guinea highlands in the 1960’s, filmed and narrated by Father Peter Robin. Peter went to PNG as a missionary in 1954, serving in the western highlands under Bishop David Hand who recruited him. At that the time the mission organisation was New Guinea Mission, and missionaries worked alongside recruits from other Anglican missions such as ABM. After working in a number of mission stations he was posted to Simbai in 1958, staying for many years. There he met Olive, who went to PNG as a missionary nurse in 1956. Peter and Olive went on to serve as missionaries at Koinambe in 1966, where they build their home the mission house and the airstrip in 1966. Together they helped establish the Anglican Health Centre in Koinambe, and Peter become Anglican Chaplain at Balob College, Lae. They had three children who were all born and lived in PNG until the family left in 1974.