Tininga Limited is a Mount Hagen based company, owned by Patrick & Margaret Duckworth. It commenced operations in May 2005 with two retail stores purchased from Collins and Leahy Ltd.
Managing Director Patrick Duckworth was born in Oldham, England and brings a lifetimes experience working in the retail industry, 40 years of this in PNG.
Director Margaret Duckworth was born in Mount Hagen to Daniel Leahy of pioneering fame and Biam Powa of the Jiga Mugmana tribe. Margaret is an experienced administrator extensively involved in many community projects in addition to her Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority board member duties and active participation in steering Tininga’s general corporate direction.
Since Tininga started in 2005 with two stores and some 80 staff the company has expanded to its current position at the beginning of 2023, operating four Supermarkets, two Hardware stores, one Wholesale business, four Distribution outlets, a Fresh Produce business supplying Papua New Guinea with fresh Highlands vegetables – Hilans Fres, a small goods, meat manufacturing plant – Highlands Butchery, a commercial centralised bakery supplying Western Highlands as well as surrounding provinces – Highlands Bakery and a property joint venture with Steamships Trading Company – Hagen Central.