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5 Short List Winners of the 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Library for all, Writing for Children Category

Children’s writing is a specialised kind of literature. Generally, for children’s literature in PNG, our PNG culture has the same stories told to adults as well as children. The same messages are passed on through legends, tales, fables, comedy, parody,…

Short list of the 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Minerals Resources Development Corporation, Women in Writing Category

Five Women in Writing shortlisted for the 2017 Minerals Resources Development Corperations Women in Writing Award The 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition experienced a stronger women movement in Writing. There were more women than men (55 % of total entries) submitting…

Five entries shortlisted for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Cleland Family Heritage Category Award

The 2017 Crocodile Prize Cleland Family Heritage Category received a collection of interesting topics that were written about and sent in. This continues to highlight our rich tapestry of stories which is an intricate and significant part of our Papua…

Five entries shortlisted for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, Essays and Journalism Award

The 2017 Crocodile Prize Essays and Journalism Category received a collection of interesting topics that were written about and sent in. The topics varied greatly. Predictably, a good number of the entries were about Politics, Corruption, Power and Leadership. 2017…

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See what Papua New Guinea has to say about Crocodile Prize PNG and on the hard work put in by the voluntary members

This is awesome news. I hope sponsors get to realize the bigger picture that what they are doing is something that encourages Papua New Guineans to help themselves reach development goals.

Congratulations young lady. You have shone through a difficult time. I wonder if you can document your mothers thoughts for us some time in the future. And Wasu is a beautiful place. I hope those at Wasu High school can read your story and take courage.
cheers