Nga Kohinga o Ngati Porou Issue 43Nga Kohinga
Ngati Porou elect 14 representatives to Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, HInerupe marae and whanau take honours as the overall winners of the annual Pa Wars in Ruatoria.
Nati traveller Mere Takoko talks about fulfilling her lifelong dream after visiting Egypt and the USA, Kahu Waitoa wins Best Traditional Reo Album Award at the 2011 Waiata Maori Awards and the Ta Apirana Ngata Lectures 2011 focuses on "Tribal Histories & Scholarships: Learning about Ourselves".
Cold snap turns Ruatoria into a 'Winter wonderland', Te Urunga Tu hold a community concert to raise awareness about the negative impacts of drilling for oil in the Raukumara basin, Ngati Porou celebrates its' first graduates of Ngati Porou Iwi Social Services Certificate and tributes flow for the late Dr Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira.
More than 500 people attend the knighthood of Sir Tamati Reedy at Hiruharama marae, Ruatoria school girl Te Rina Lyttle meets Justin Bieber in person, Waiapu Rugby Sub-Union celebrates their first ever re-union at George Nepia Memorial Park in Rangitukia and "Ahi Kaa: Through Our Eyes" - A digital photography exhibition by Ngati Porou East Coast students heads to Parliament.
Radio Ngati Porou radiothon raises over $63,000 for whanau suffering the effects of the devastating Christchurch earthquake, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou welcomes new CEO Victor Walker and a convoy of Natis converge on Parliament to witness the historic Deed of Settlement signing.
Nati Link asks what it means to be a "True Blue Nati?", get advice on Maori Land Court procedures to assist with building on your land, descendants of Spanish settler Manuel Jose prepareto retrace their roots, anti mining hui to be hosted at Onepoto, Wharekahika.