Welcome to Southern Highlands Province

The Mendi area is the most developed region of the Southern Highlands (but the Tari area has more attractions for travellers). Europeans did not explore it until 1935, and it was 1950 when the first airstrip was constructed and 1952 before tribal warfare was prohibited. The Mendi tribes then focused their attention on attacking government patrols and were still fighting them in the mid-1950s.

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Southern Highlands Province in detail