Wiwa Korowi

Sir Wiwa Korowi, GCMG (born 7 July 1948) is a Papua New Guinean politician who served as the sixth Governor-General of Papua New Guinea from November 1991 until November 1997.

Sir Wiwa Korowi

6th Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
In office
18 November 1991 – 20 November 1997
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterSir Rabbie Namaliu
Paias Wingti
Sir Julius Chan
John Giheno
Sir Bill Skate
Preceded bySir Vincent Eri
Succeeded bySir Silas Atopare
Personal details
Born (1948-07-07) 7 July 1948 (age 72)

Sir Wiwa is from the Southern Highlands. He was a member of the Nationalist Party and was voted by the Parliament to the position of Governor-General on November 18, 1991, to fill the position after Serei Eri had vacated roughly one and a half months earlier.


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Government offices
Preceded by
Dennis Young
Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
Succeeded by
Sir Silas Atopare