Go Back   Papua New Guinea Forum > Business Forum > Tok SAVE

Tok SAVE We invite you to voice your questions or opinions on issues related to PNG. Serious discussions only!

 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-06-2008, 04:52 PM
john robert smi john robert smi is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Queensland
Posts: 15
john robert smi is on a distinguished road
MY JOURNEY 13 (goroka 1971)

This house at West Goroka was all but one from the corner which was directly opposite the entrance to the Goroka Showground.

In 1971 (or 70) an announcer called the wrong dance group as winners and a riot erupted.In the confusion as hundreds tried to flee the ground they completely flattened a two metre high chainwire fence and many were cut on barbed wire.

Directly outside my house,in the barret,about half a dozen warriors,bows and arrows cocked,positioned themselves against an unidentified enemy.Fortunately sanity prevailed as the mistake was corrected and the right dance group were given the prize.There was no serious harm to anyone but it certainly was a scary occasion.

The other images are of (1) Goroka Hospital (2) Goroka Market (3) Council Roundhouses (4) & (5) Goroka Showground.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg FORUM FOURTEEN.JPG (118.3 KB, 38 views)
__________________
SMITHIE
Reply With Quote
Connect With Facebook to "Like" This Thread

HotelsCombined.com - Pack full of the best deals
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Goroka a truly peaceful town in PNG ***aCe*** Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province 15 14-10-2008 09:10 PM
2007 Goroka show best in the world, says Japanese tourist melanesianpng Tok SAVE 0 18-09-2007 08:45 PM
Goroka Show Dates: 12, 13 & 14 September, 2003 aussie Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province 0 05-08-2003 09:55 PM
SP joins push for coffee/agriculture development aussie Tok SAVE 0 23-04-2003 11:22 PM


All times are GMT +11. The time now is 08:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright© 2000-2015 Matryx Limited.
Hosted by Quadra Hosting