New Guinea Gold Corporation
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New Guinea Gold Corporation

December 21, 2011 10:27 ET

New Guinea Gold Corporation: Exploration Drilling Update-Kavursuki

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 21, 2011) - New Guinea Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NGG)(FRANKFURT:NG8) ("NGG" or the "Company") has received assay results from diamond drill holes 11KVD039 and 11KVD040 in the Kavursuki zone, which is on strike with the Sinivit Mine and 1.5 to 2.0 km to the north.

Assay Results Kavursuki Diamond Drill Holes

Hole No. From
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Gold
(g/t)
Cutoff grade (gold g/t)
11KVD 039 15.7 16.7 1.0 1.93 1
22.2 25.6 3.4 1.80 1
26.8 29.8 3.0 2.06 1
30.8 46.4 15.6 2.47 1
inc 41.8 45.1 3.3 4.62 3
and 42.9 43.9 1.0 6.07 6
11KVD 040 25.5 27.1 1.6 1.35 1

Kavursuki Hole Location Data

Hole No. Collar Co-Ordinates Azimuth
(degrees)
Inclination (degrees) Depth
(m)
Easting
(m)
Northing
(m)
11KVD039 395085 9490568 163.5 -50 49.0
11KVD040 394936 9490398 101.5 -60 37.5

Drill core is logged and split (all by saw) on site with crushed half core being dispatched to, and assayed by accredited laboratory ALS-Chemex in Townsville, Australia.

The information in this release was prepared under the direction of Denis M. O'Neill a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a "qualified person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101. Mr O'Neill has read and approves the information contained herein.

Denis O'Neill commented: "It is encouraging to see significant intervals (Hole 11KVD039) of material grading 2 to 2.5g/t gold near surface as we step out along the vein system at Kavursuki."

For further information on this release or on other NGG projects such as the Sinivit Gold Mine, please contact info@newguineagold.ca, or access our website - www.newguineagold.ca.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Greg Heaney, ACTING CEO

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