A special programme compiled to honour the 30th anniversary of the Ta Apirana Ngata Lectures, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou appoints new CEO, Tairawhiti Maori Agri-Business Hui attracts over 160 people from around the motu and NPEC Womens rugby team aims for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Chairman - Dr A T Mahuika reflects on the achievements and life of the late Hon. Parekura Horomia, Hui a Iwi held at Hiruharama marae to inform and update Ngati Porou whanau and hapu of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou current developments, Rauru marae hosts a Marae and Community Funding Expo and Mark Iles talks about the Te Riu o Waiapu Bee Industry project.
"Hikoi Nati Styles" youtube video promotes the Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou 2013 Strategic Plan, 600 homes are insulated as a result of he Ngati Porou/ East Coast Warm Up Project, a review of the East Coast health services provided by Ngati Porou Hauora and TDH is underway and the Ngati Porou Pa Wars to be hosted again by Te& Whanau a Ruataupare.
Nati Link asks "what you know about the Treaty Settlement and how you would allocate the money and why", we remember 22 years ago when Cyclone Bola hit the East Coast, 200 rangatahi from Ngati Porou and Te Whanau a Apanui gather at Uepohatu for the Central East Coast Masquerade Ball and Potaka celebrate the opening of their new whare, Te Pae o Nga Pakanga.
In this first edition of Nati Link our cover story goes behind the front line and investigates what happens at the annual Pa Wars competition, Ngati Porou remembers Nanny Mate Kawai, Nati Link profiles many young Natis at home and living away.
End of an era for Nati Link, Pa Wars 2005 attracts thousands of Natis and the Rauru-nui-a-Toi lectures continues with korero about the defeat of Ruawaipu by Nga Oho and the reclamation of mana whenua by Ngai Tuere.
'Whaia te iti Kahurangi' - Ngati Poroutanga based strategic framework focuses on excellence in mainstream education delivery in Ngati Porou East Coast schools and excellence in student achievement, Cassidy Tangaere tells a hardcase 'korero pakiwaitara" in te reo ake o Ngati Porou and test your Ngati Poroutanga knowledge and be in to win a six issue subscription to Nati Link.
Hearing and Heartlands Centre officially opened in Ruatoria, Radio Ngati Porou radiothon raises $53,000 in two days for Niue after it is hit by Cyclone Heta, find out which Ngati Porou tipuna signed the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Ariuru Marae gets a face lift courtesy of tv programme Marae DIY and East Coast boxing clubs have positive impact on tamariki and rangatahi.
Over 200 Natis attend Te Runanga o Ngati Porou Hui a Tau held at Hiruharama Marae, local level funding secured for whanau/hapu development and NPEC farewells Joe McClutchie.
Te Runanga o Ngati Porou turns 16, first of Crown Seabed and Foreshore hui to be held in Whangara and Ngati Porou Land Development hui - a huge success.