Thousands of Tourists visit Hela Province every year to see Hela Wigmen
Hela Province is located in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Hela was part of Southern Highlands Province but it was separated by then Somare Government in in 2002. The province had first Parliament representatives after 2007 elections.
The provincial capital is Tari.
The province is made of three electorates. These are :
- Tari Pori ( Parliament representative – James Marape 2007 - 2017) - Koroba / Kopiago (Parliament respresentative _ Thomas Indialu ( 2012 – 2017) - Komo/Margarima (Parliament Representative - Francis Potape ( 2012 – 2017) Gorvernor is held by : Anderson Agiru
Colleges - Dauli Teachers College - Hela Technical College
High Schools / Secondary School
- Tari Secondary School - Margarima Secondary School - Koroba Secondary - Parka High School - Komo High School - Hoiabia High School