Aitape in detail
Opening and closing times can be erratic, but you can rely on most businesses closing at noon on Saturday and remaining closed all day Sunday.
Banks 8.45am to 3pm Monday to Thursday, to 4pm on Friday
Government offices 7.45am to 12.30pm and 1.45pm to 4pm weekdays
Post offices 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, 1am to 11.30am Saturday
Restaurants 11.30am to 2.30pm and 6pm or 7pm to 10pm, or whenever the last diner leaves
Shops 9am to 5pm or 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to noon Saturday