Nati Link Issue 5 - Tihema 1998

December 1998
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Te Runanga o Ngati Porou celebrates another year of achievements, Ngati Porou hapu receives $78,000 towards running their own Social Service programmes and find out what funding options are available for marae.

Nati Link Issue 4 - Hepetema 1998

September 1998
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Learn how Ngati Porou lands were 'confiscated by the pen', Te Runanga o Ngati Porou and Te Runanga o Turanganui a Kiwa join forces to recognise sports individuals and teams in the inaugural Sports and Cultural Awards and Te Aowera marae gets a face lift.

Nati Link Issue 3 - Hurae 1998

July 1998
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Pakirikiri Marae, Tokomaru - venue for the first Waitangi Tribunal hearing of evidence from Ngati Porou 'expert witnesses' as part of the Intellectual and Cultural Property Rights claim, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou initiates Low Deposit Rural Lending Scheme to enable and improve Ngati Porou home ownership and Judy Kururangi speaks about the budgeting service available to Nati whanau.

Nati Link Issue 2 - Mei 1998

May 1998
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Ngati Porou develops its own education strategy to improve learning in its East Coast and Ngati Porou schools, Nati Link profiles Te Runanga o Ngati Porou - CEO Amohaere Houkamau and a series of documentaries filming Ngati Porou fishermen based on Ngati Porou traditional fishing, beliefs and methodology.

Nati Link Issue 1 - Maehe 1998

March 1998
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Ngati Porou autonomy and future direction- document reviewing the role of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou it's functions and structure underway, Ngati Porou goes to the Auckland High Court to argues the definition of 'iwi' in the on-going debate about the allocation of fisheries assets and over 300 Nati's battle in the 1998 Inter-Marae Sports Competition.