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28 October 2008


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Oala Moi

I googled Boera and read a short story by Richard Jones titled, "Special Delivery."

I took particular interest as the delivery boy in the story (Gonogo Ganiga) is actually my maternal uncle. My mother's maiden name is Naime Ganiga and I am also from Boera.

Please inform Mr Jones that Uncle Gonogo is still alive and well but in his mid to late 40s (I think!).

The story put a smile on my face as it confirms my misgivings about this uncle's boasts about working for the Post Courier back in the seventies. I may have been a kid but my instincts were not always wrong.

I will print this article and show to my uncle once I return from my overseas trip (am actually in Beijing now). I am sure my uncle remembers his head teacher fondly.

Mea Michael Tabe

Hello, all of you wonderful and hardworking people of ASOPA. I've nothing much to say but just trying to find out if my dad was a member of the ASOPA organisation in 1971/73. His name is Mr Jack Daera Tabe.

I moved from Port Moresby to Brisbane in 2003, My dad passed away a year later. I cherish the moments he always used to show us on photographs about his education and training in Australia with the Macquarie University and the ASOPA organisation.

I would appreciate it very much if any of you would kindly give me some information. Thank you very much and God bless. My mobile number is 0406 359 279. Email

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