1960s

Throughout the close observation of patrol reports of West New Britain district from 1961 to 1962, I could understand how the indigenous people in West New Britain interacted with kiaps. […]

I was assigned to review the patrol reports of West New Britain, Papua New Guinea from 1968-1969. The main topics that circulated these patrol reports were economic development, road construction, […]

Reflecting back on the first patrol I read in the class I can remember having some expectations as to what I wanted the patrol reports to be about.  Initially I […]

Copra production and road construction were the main key terms that I used. I chose these key terms because they were the main topics that were focused on in my […]

Some of the main key terms I chose that I think were the most important were; poultry project, cattle project, election, political education, development, economic development, roads, self-government, and agriculture.  […]

West New Britain is an area located in the country of Papua New Guinea. During the 1900’s the island was under the administration of Australia until its independence in 1975. […]

Aboutness statement:  This patrol volume focuses on economic development such as roads (Tealands road), bridges, schools, cattle and poultry projects, farming, and gardening with test plots of various crops. Kiaps in […]