PNG UniTech’s Forestry Department took part in the Flower and Garden Show staged on May 11th -13th 2018 at the Lae Botanical Gardens. The Show was organized by a group called ‘Friends of The Lae Botanic Gardens’ and sponsored by business houses and organizations within Lae city. A total of 30 Exhibitors participated in five different categories of displays. The categories are; A– Garden & Flora, B- Trees & Shrubs, C- Vegetables & Herbs, D - Cut Flowers & Floral Arrangements, E- Photography. The Forestry Department was awarded the first place in Category B.
Here is the quote from the Head of Forestry Department Dr. Mex Peki in congratulating the department team, “You were remarkable during the Flower Show at the weekend at Lae Botanical Gardens. You were always very calm and poised even under pressure. We were also impressed with how you handled inquiries from the public who visited our stall. Your answers were always very smart and eloquent. You are truly an asset to the department and the University”.