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Bereina is located in Papua New Guinea
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 8°38′16″S 146°30′39″E / 8.6377°S 146.51082°E / -8.6377; 146.51082
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Central Province
District Kairuku-Hiri District
LLG Kairuku Rural LLG
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,756
 • Main languages English, Tok Pisin, Waima
 • Traditional language Waima
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
Postcode 161
Location 161 km (100 mi) NW of Port Moresby
Climate Aw

Bereina is a town in the Central Province of Papua New Guinea. It is located on the Hiritano Highway about 160 kilometres (100 mi) north-west of Port Moresby, and contains the headquarters of both the Kairuku-Hiri District and the Kairuku Rural local-level government area. Bereina also hosts a regional airport.


Bereina is home to three elementary schools and one primary school. A short distance to the south is Mainohana Catholic High School, a De La Salle Year 9–12 school established in 1958.