New Guinea Gold Corporation
TSX VENTURE : NGG
FRANKFURT : NG8

New Guinea Gold Corporation

April 08, 2010 09:37 ET

New Guinea Gold Announces Resignation of Judith O'Quinn

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) - Bob McNeil, Chairman and CEO of New Guinea Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NGG)(FRANKFURT:NG8) ("NGG" or "the Company") announced the resignation, for personal reasons, of Judith O'Quinn from the Company: Judith has also resigned as Corporate Secretary and Director.

"Judith O'Quinn joined the Company in 1997 and has been a member of NGG's Board since 2000," said Mr. McNeil. "Over that period Judith has made significant contributions to NGG's development and growth as a leading explorer and mining company in Papua New Guinea. On behalf of the Board and shareholders, I thank her for her exceptional service."

Ms O'Quinn will be succeeded as Corporate Secretary by Betty Anne Loy. Ms Loy has held Corporate Secretarial positions for a number of junior resource companies with off-shore assets including Vanoil Energy, Tsar Resources, and Africa Resources Corp. She has extensive experience in Stock Exchange regulatory and filing matters both in Canada and the US.

"We welcome Betty Anne to the New Guinea Gold family and look forward to her contributions to the company," concluded Mr. McNeil.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

R.D.McNeil, CHAIRMAN & CEO

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