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Milne Bay Province (Papua New Guinea)

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[Milne Bay Province (Papua New Guinea)] image by Mark Sensen

[Flag of Milne Bay] image by Ivan Sache

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Ratio 2:3. Two vertical stripes, green and white, respectively, at hoist (about 1/7 of the fly width each), then diagonally divided (NW-SE) blue-red, with a golden star in upper fly. Source: Flags of Paradise 1996 chart.
Ivan Sache
, 25 August 1998

Stripes of green (for plants) and white (for beaches) are shown on the left. A square is divided into triangles of blue (for the sea) and red (for festivals). A yellow star on red represents the Eastern Star (a seafarer's guide) and Christian missionaries. Source: PNG: A fact book on modern Papua New Guinea, Jackson Rannells, Oxford University Press (Melbourne), 1990.
David Cohen
, 1 August 1999

Isn't this very similar to the South Moluccan independentist flag? They're a bit far apart from each other (Milne Bay is the SE tip of Papua New Guinea), but...
António Martins
, 2 August 1999