noun (plural same)
The basic monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 100 toea.
- The kina plunged to 29.5 US cents in early January, the lowest level in the past two years and close to its all-time low.
- This month the local currency, the kina, fell to a two-year low of 29 US cents.
- As part of his budget cuts, the government is expected to remove a 150 million kina educational subsidy that lowered school fees, introduced by the Morauta government in a last-ditch effort to shore up its electoral chances.
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