Melanesian Alliance Party

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The Melanesian Alliance Party is a political party in Papua New Guinea. The party was co-founded by John Momis and John Kaputin in the late 1970s.[1] At the last legislative elections, 15–29 June 2002, the party is said to have won 3 of 109 seats. The party won only 1 seat of the 109 seats in the recent 2007 General Elections. Dame Carol Kidu is therefore its only representative in Parliament.[2]


  1. ^ "John Momis biography". The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  2. ^ "How a Brisbane girl became PNG's first white female MP", The Age, July 15, 2002