|Host city||Port Moresby|
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Opening ceremony||August 13, 1969|
|Closing ceremony||August 23, 1969|
|Officially opened by||The Duke of Kent|
The 1969 South Pacific Games, held from 13–23 August 1969 at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, was the third edition of the South Pacific Games. A total of 1,150 athletes participated in the games.
Twelve Pacific nations or territories competed at the Games:
There were fifteen sports contested at the 1969 South Pacific Games:a
Host nation (Papua New Guinea)
|1||New Caledonia (NCL)||36||20||21||77|
|2||Papua New Guinea (PNG)*||23||23||18||64|
|4||French Polynesia (PYF)||8||11||13||32|
|6||Western Samoa (WSM)||4||4||1||9|
|7||Wallis and Futuna (WLF)||1||5||1||7|
|8||New Hebrides (New Hebrides)||1||4||2||7|
|11||American Samoa (ASA)||1||0||5||6|
|12||Solomon Islands (SOL)||0||2||1||3|
|Totals (12 nations)||95||96||95||286|
^a A total of fifteen sports were contested at the 1969 South Pacific Games. Athletics (and the opening and closing ceremonies) were held at the newly built Sir Hubert Murray Stadium at Konedobu. The souvenir programme for 1969 features the official games logo and icons for the fifteen sports.
^d Judo was included in the SPG for the first time in 1969. Participants came from Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Tonga, and Papua New Guinea. One competitor per country was allowed in each of five weight divisions: lightweight, light middleweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight.