By SIR PETER BARTER
Roz Savage arrived in Madang this morning at 0800.
She was met by flotilla of more than 100 traditional canoes, bilased in PNG style and PNG Flags.
More than 5000 men, women and children, many in traditional dress lines the entrance of Dallman Passage and Kalibobo Village waving to Roz as she moved slowly into the dock at the Madang Resort.
On arrival she was met by customs, immigration, and quarantine and officially cleared and then welcomed by the Governor Sir Arnold Amet.
Literally hundred of people shook hands with Roz most of whom had pictures taken.
Sir Peter welcomed her, explained the purpose of her visit and Roz then spoke saying she chose Madang on the advise from Jean Michel Cousteau who visited Madang in the 80's with his Father, Jaucque Coustoeu the famous family known for their underwater research and filming, both of whom spent several months at the Madang Resort with their famous vessels making a film.
Roz spoke of the million of strokes and together she had crossed an ocean, she went on to tell the people that they too could make a contribution by many people doing small things to look after the environment.
She told the crowd that during her stay over four weeks she would visit schools, meet the students and talk to them about protecting the planet, our only planet!
Numerous people presented bilum bags, yabob pots and other gifts as an appreciation and the formal welcome was done by children from