Morobe Province

Morobe Province (previously named Adolfhafen in German New Guinea) is a province on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital, and largest city, is Lae. The province covers 34,500 km², including 719 km² maritime area, with a population of 539,725 (2000 census). It includes the Huon Peninsula, the Markham River, and delta, and coastal territories along the Huon Gulf. The province has nine administrative districts, and 171 languages are spoken, including Kâte and Yabim. English and Pidgin English are common languages in the urban areas, and in some areas forms of Pidgin German are mixed with the native language.

Provincial Finance Manager (PFM)Provincial Finance Office Contact
Mr. Andrew NamushP.O Box 2345 Lae, Morobe Province
Phone: 473 1550/1551, 71607487
Fax: 473 4745

Districts and LLGs

Each province in Papua New Guinea has one or more districts, and each district has one or more Local Level Government (LLG) areas. For census purposes, the LLG areas are subdivided into wards and those into census units.

DistrictDistrict Finance ManagerDistrict CapitalLLGContacts
LaeUriah SotenLae
  1. Ahi Rural
  2. Lae Urban

Tel: 71607487

BuloloChris SumacBulolo
  1. Mumeng Rural
  2. Wau-Bulolo Urban
  3. Wau Rural
  4. Buang Rural
  5. Waria Rural
  6. Watut Rural

Tel: 70977645

FinschhafenBen ZadokGagidu
  1. Hube Rural
  2. Kotte Rural
  3. Finschafen Urban
  4. Yabim-Mape Rural
  5. Burum-Kuat Rural

Tel: 79205800

HuonGabriel KawaiSalamaua
  1. Morobe Rural
  2. Salamaua Rural
  3. Wampar Rural

Tel: 71485070

KabwumEpe BotemKabwum
  1. Deyamos Rural
  2. Komba (Seko) Rural
  3. Yus Rural
  4. Selepet Rural

Tel: 70795283

MarkhamLenny SakingKaiapit
  1. Onga-Waffa Rural
  2. Umi-Atzero Rural
  3. Wantoat-Leron Rural

Tel: 72287226

MenyamyaMoses AngoMenyamya
  1. Kapao Rural
  2. Nanima Kariba Rural
  3. Kome Rural
  4. Wapi Rural

Tel: 71619752

NawaebSuria Gebaoana
  1. Labuta Rural
  2. Nabak Rural
  3. Wain-Erap Rural

Tel: 71394802

Tewai SiassiMarisa KitaWasu
  1. Sialum Rural
  2. Siassi Rural
  3. Wasu Rural

Tel: 72104247


Google Map Location to Morobe Province


Provincial Finance Offices