The contributors wish to thank all those politicians, public servants, businessmen and others who took the time to answer our questions and supply us with information.

We should also like to acknowledge the following source books which proved invaluable in providing background.

’A Fact Book on Modern Papua New Guinea’ by Jackson Rannells (OUP 1991)

‘Papua New Guinea – People, Politics & History since 1975’ by Sean Dorney, (Random House, 1990).

‘Papua New Guinea: The Challenge of Independence’ by Mark Turner (Penguin 1990)

‘Papua New Guinea, a travel survival kit’ by Tony Wheeler and Jon Murray (Lonely Planet Publications 1993)

‘The Times of PNG’ – fact sheets on the Provinces of PNG 1995