WikiProject Papua New Guinea

Welcome to the WikiProject Papua New Guinea! This group was formed to better organize articles on Papua New Guinea in a spirit of cooperation.

WikiProject Papua New Guinea
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This group includes within its scope all articles related to Papua New Guinea, its cities, geography, transportation, culture, history and so on. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Papua New Guinea in a fair and accurate manner. All of these articles should be contained within the Category:Papua New Guinea or one of its subcategories.


  • 3000 articles: - 6 June 2017
  • 4000 articles: - 17 December 2019
  • 5000 articles: - 28 November 2023



Active members[edit]

To join WikiProject Papua New Guinea, edit this section and add the Wikitext #((subst:me)) with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. John Carter 16:58, 3 December 2007 (UTC) (sponsor)[reply]
  2. Ijanderson977 17:54, 20 April 2008 (UTC) (dept sponsor)[reply]
  3. aliasd
  4. \ /
  5. Michael Cousins
  6. Wantok (toktok) 02:11, 23 January 2011 (UTC) - PNG in general - New Ireland in particular[reply]
  7. Ano-User (talk) 03:26, 12 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Anonymous209.6 (talk) 15:37, 12 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  9. Phenss (talk) 21:40, 24 February 2014 (UTC) (Lae & surrounds)[reply]
  10. User:PNGWantok PNGWantok (talk) 12:37, 14 August 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  11. ClueRootEspresso (talk) 14:14, 4 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  12. Sagotreespirit (talk · contribs) 09:45:47, 20 May 2019 (UTC) [reply]
  13. Jack4576 (talk · contribs) 10:15:05, 1 September 2020 (UTC) [reply]
  14. Oughtta Be Otters (talk) 21:56, 25 January 2021 (UTC) - notable women[reply]
  15. Irtapil (talk · contribs) 10:16:22, 15 March 2021 (UTC)  - health, public health, relationship with Australia, relationship with Queensland, languages (I'm not an expert; just interested. I live in Queensland Australia.)[reply]
  16. Bduke (talk · contribs) 06:13:38, 3 July 2021 (UTC)  was Professor at UPNG long ago.[reply]
  17. Roundtheworld (talk) 19:26, 15 December 2021 (UTC) ex PNG at what was DPI. Have just done 25 PNG women's biographies (See Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/210 October-November) but am struggling to do more.[reply]
  18. ShaveKongo (talk · contribs) 17:37:10, 12 April 2023 (UTC)  Islands[reply]

Former members[edit]

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Buaidh (talk · contribs) 02:37:01, 15 May 2019 (UTC) – WikiProject templates and categories.[reply]

Member identification[edit]

Members of WikiProject Papua New Guinea should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Papua New Guinea participants.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Papua New Guinea participants]] none linked pages
((Template:User WikiProject Papua New Guinea))
This user is a participant in WikiProject Papua New Guinea.
linked pages
((Template:User WP Papua New Guinea)) linked pages
((Template:User WP Papua New Guinea|invite)) linked pages

For other Papua New Guinea user templates, see Category:Papua New Guinea user templates.

Recognised content[edit]

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Featured pictures[edit]

A-Class articles[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Main page featured articles[edit]

In the News articles[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

Picture of the day pictures[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Did You Know (DYK)s[edit]

Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team release version selections[edit]

Suggested articles[edit]

The following articles would appear to be needed. Please add to the list:

  • Christopher Abel knighted in 2018
  • Henry Okole
  • Graham Ainui former Deputy Police Commissioner and ambassador to the Philippines
  • Henry Kila, businessman
  • Florence Bundu, sportswoman and HIV/AIDS campaigner
  • Jan Jaworski, priest
  • Nat Koleala, aviator
  • Thomas Ritako, politician
  • Ronald Tovue, East New Britain leader
  • Dennis Buchanan, politician and owner-operator of Talair
  • Institute of National Affairs


What to type What it makes What it's for
((User WikiProject Papua New Guinea))
This user is a participant in WikiProject Papua New Guinea.
To be used on your user page, to show you joined the project.
((WikiProject Papua New Guinea))
WikiProject iconPapua New Guinea NA‑class
WikiProject iconThis article is within the scope of WikiProject Papua New Guinea, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Papua New Guinea on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
NAThis article has been rated as NA-class on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.
The project notice, designed to be placed in the talk page of any article that has been edited, or is intended to be edited, as part of this WikiProject.
((Papua New Guinea_Barnstar))
The Papua New Guinean Barnstar of National Merit
this WikiAward was given to ((subst:PAGENAME)) by ~~~ on ~~~~~
The Papua New Guinea Barnstar of National Merit
Write here!
((flag|Papua New Guinea))n  Papua New Guinean Placed on bio page infoboxes/ users profiles to show their nationality is Papua New Guinean.



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