Parliament adjourned to Tuesday, 12th October 2021 at 02:00 p.m.

Hon. Kennedy Manziong Wenge, OBE, CSM, MP

Kennedy Manziong Wenge

Ministerial Portfolio
Chairman Culture and Tourism

Nawae Open

United Labour Party (ULP)

Votes Received

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Nawae Open Electorate during the 2017 National General Elections as a Papua & Niugini Union Party candidate. Joined the United Labour Party after the formation of the Party in 2019. Re-appointed Chairman to the Culture & Tourism and a member of the Public Accounts Committees, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 6th National Parliament in the 1997 General Elections for the Nawae Open seat. Member of Emergency Committee-Deputy Chair, Public Accounts Committee, Public Works Committee from July 1997-March 1998. Administrative Services Referral Committee, Health and Family Welfare Referral Committee-Deputy Chair, Lands and Environment Referral Committee July 1997-July 1998. Appointed member of the Public Works Committee and Assistant Speaker from November 1999, Plans and Estimates Committee-Chair from April 2000 to December 2000 and Government Whip in December 2000. Appointed Chairman to Culture and Tourism Parliamentary Committee on the 29/09/2017 under the O'Neill-Abel Government till. Moved to People's Democratic Movement Party.


Religion: Christianity- Lutheran
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Lutheran Erial School, 1963-1966,
Achievements: Obtained an Order of British Empire (OBE) and a Community Service Medal (CSM)
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Chairman Nawaeb Lutheran High School (2007-2016)

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C-/ National Parliament, P O National Parliament House, WAIGANI, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277606/ 655
Fax: +675 3277480

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