• February 20th, 2013

    Pioneer Arts stamps from Papua New Guinea

    PNG post issued new stamps within the series "Pioneer Arts" dedicated this time to the sculptures of Gickmai Kundun. Originally hailing from Chimbu Province, Gickmai came to Port Moresby in the early 1970’s and enrolled at the National Arts School. He was trained in various classical art mediums but it was metal sculptures that quickly attracted his imagination. His distinctive style of work was f ...
  • December 14th, 2012

    Queen Elisabeth II Diamond Jubilee 2012 stamps from Papua New Guinea

    The year 2012 will go down in history making the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, her reign of 60 years for the British monarch. The Diamond Jubilee of the Queen is the international celebration throughout 2012 marking 60th anniversary of her accession to the thrones of seven countries upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952. She is today queen regnant of 16 sovereig ...
  • September 24th, 2012

    Traditional Clothes of Papua New Guinea on stamps

    In the quest to continually preserve the tradition to learn more about the ancestors, Post PNG through the Philatelic Bureau, continues to assist by featuring some of the many Traditional Clothes of Papua New Guinea on stamps. Papua New Guinea is known as the last frontier and is still being discovered. Despite the intrusion of the modern age, its people still practice the ways of their forefather ...
  • September 5th, 2012

    Traditional Clothes of Papua New Guinea stamps

    In the quest to continually preserve the tradition to learn more about the ancestors, Post PNG through the Philatelic Bureau, continues to assist by featuring some of the many Traditional Clothes of Papua New Guinea on stamps. Papua New Guinea is known as the last frontier and is still being discovered. Despite the intrusion of the modern age, its people still practice the ways of their forefather ...
  • July 24th, 2012

    Orchids on new PNG stamps

    From the mountain forests of the highlands to the tropical jungles of the coast and lowlands, Papua New Guinea is home to an indescribable array of beautiful orchids. The country's rainforests provide such a vast and suitable home to these delicate flowers, that new species are still being regularly discovered. Post PNG Ltd is pleased to amuse its collectors with these remarkable issue featuring o ...
  • June 26th, 2012

    Sports Legends stamps by Papua New Guinea

    To commemorate the sports achievements of Papua New Guinea, Post PNG fittingly chose to feature some of the sporting legends on this stamp issue. Tha stamps feature: Iamo Launa (K1.20) - Papua New Guinea's greatest female athlete and current PNG Sports Foundation Executive Director. Martin Beni (K1.20) - Papua New Guinea's first professional boxer. Stanley Nandex (K6.00) - PNG's kickboxing legend, ...
  • May 18th, 2012

    Cuscus and Possums - new stamps from Papua New Guinea

    Post PNG, in its effort to continually promote the native Flora and Fauna of Papua New Guinea, is releasing a stamp set featuring the Cuscus and Possums of Papua New Guinea. Cuscus, a subspecies of possum, and largest of the worlds possums are marsupial native to Papua New Guinea, Australia and Indonesia. Some of the Papua New Guinea's cuscus are endemic. These nocturnal tree-dwellers have opposab ...
  • March 3rd, 2012

    Pioneer Arts V - stamps from Papua New Guinea

    The PNG Post has issued new stamps in its traditional Pioneer Arts series. The stamps feature paintings by Guinean artist Philip Yobale (1978-2009). The paintings of Philip Yobale were mostly based on the social themes regarding poverty and politics. He won the German Mission Art Advancement Award in 1999 and in 2000 his work titled "Spirit Dance" was secured by the National Gallery of Australia, ...
  • December 9th, 2011

    Traditional Dances - stamps from Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea is a land of rich and extraordinary diversity of cultural heritage and new discoveries. In the land where no native written word exists and more than 700 spoken languages are spread, song and dance are one of the most popular forms of education. Each dance or sing-sing has a special meaning. Sometimes it's a way to say "hello" and "welcome." At other times, the ceremonial dance si ...
  • November 20th, 2011

    War Relicts of Papua New Guinea on stamps

    Papua New Guinea has released a new stamp issue dedicated to the history of fierce fighting between the Japanese and Allied forces during World War II. Today many war relics remain scattered throughout the provinces of New Britain, Oro, East Sepik, Sandaun and Morobe. Those who died fighting are buried in the Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery. Thousands of young Australian and Papua New Guinean s ...