Our story begins a very long time ago, decades ago, probably long before many of you were born. During the Second World War, Japan had the intention to attack Australia and thought that Papua New Guinea would be a strategic place to launch an attack from. They had heard of a trail that the locals used to move from village to village and thought they could take that over and use it to move their men back and forth from Kokoda to Owers’ Corner.
What began as a relationship forged because of war remains to this day because of the unbreakable bonds that grew between the Australian soldiers and the locals, named by the soldiers as their Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels. We are the descendants of the original Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels.
Australia was not about to stand idly by and let this happen and positioned their men on PNG and specifically on Kokoda to ward off the potential attack on Australia.