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Photographs of Goroka Township

Welcome to Goroka, Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

A picturesque town clustered around an airstrip, now a commercial centre for the coffee industry, Goroka town was established in the early 1950's as an administrative outpost.

Goroka Airport :
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View of Goroka looking towards the Airport taken Independence Weekend, 15th September, 2002
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Images of Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province

Papua New Guineans sit selling their artefacts on the dusty streets of Goroka
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Standing outside the J K McCarthy Museum is a P-39 Air Cobra
left behind by the US Air Force after World War II
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North Goroka Urban Clinic. Notice the variety of plants outside the fence in this tropical part of Papua New Guinea
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If you are planning a visit to Goroka, a must see is the J K McCarthy Museum.

The museum's shop offers an excellent selection of artefacts and handcrafts.
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Homemade basket sellers on the streets of Goroka with the ANZ bank in the background.
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Topless Miss Goroka Show Queen, September, 2002 in full traditional dress.
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Mandarin Restaurant Goroka taken during the Independence Weekend 14, 15 & 16th September, 2002
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Streets of Goroka were a hive of activity as people headed off to the show which was held during the Independence Weekend, 14, 15 & 16th September, 2002
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