Waigani

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Front side of the parliament building
Waigani
Waigani is located in Papua New Guinea
Waigani
Waigani
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 9°25′10″S 147°11′02″E / 9.41944°S 147.18389°E / -9.41944; 147.18389
Country Papua New Guinea
Province NCD
City Port Moresby
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
Postcode 131

Waigani is a suburb of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. It includes the Parliament Building of Papua New Guinea, the National and Supreme Court, the University of Papua New Guinea, Morauta House, the PNG National Museum, the National Library. British, Australian and New Zealand High Commissions and Japanese Embassy.

At the beginning of Papua New Guinea's self-government in 1973 and its independence in 1975 activities including the original legislative building and for that matter the predecessor of the amateur state theatre and national and supreme court were in downtown Port Moresby but new such buildings were gradually established in Waigani to replace them as has been the sport field where the Independence Day celebrations were held.


Port Moresby parliament building side
National Library and Archives, Waigani
Pineapple Building being restored in 2013 after many years of being abandoned