GC Sir Michael Somare Tribute Video

Pink Nose empowerment of women and anti violence against women program

SAPNG are now embarking on our new policy on the pink nose empowerment of women and anti violence against women program

The two attached decals which will go  on our boards, tshirts rashies etc


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Otter Surfboards Splinters Interview

Wooden surfboards are at the root of many countries traditional wave riding cultures, and this is certainly the case for Papua New Guinea.  Here, "splinter" surfboards have been used for generations to ride the waves that break over the reefs and black sand beaches, the boards being carved from indigenous trees or pieces of old canoes.  

Splinters Now Available on Netflix

The award winning film exploring the emerging indigenous surf scene in Papua New Guinea, Splinters, is now avaible on DVD and live streaming though Netflix.

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PNG surf movie wins best doco In London and Hawaii

It sounds like something from a post World War II cargo cult: Three decades ago, an Australian pilot leaves a surfboard in a remote village in Papua New Guinea called Vanimo. The village, which lacks rudimentary facilities like electricity or running water, becomes surf crazy.

Papau New Guinea film goes big in London

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 2 June, 2014 - On Wednesday 28th May London Surf / Film Festival hosted a very special screening of Adam Pesce’s multi award-winning documentary Splinters – a film exploring the emerging indigenous surf scene in Papua New Guinea and the issues associated with a male dominated society coming to g

PNG: Surfing's new frontier

Photo: Kuni Takanami - Below me awaits deep, turquoise water. The ebb of the tide pushes the small motorised fishing boat I'm standing on to rise and fall with oceanic rhythm. 

I throw my green, twin-fin 'fish' surfboard into the inviting 29 degrees Celsius water and dive in.

Experience Papua New Guinea Surf Ad's

SAPNG has finalised it's latest press ad's. They will be released in several surf magazines over the next few months. It contains a list of our updated travel operators and agents for the 2013/2014 season.

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