Hon. Parekura Horomia appointed as Minister of Maori Affairs, Treaty issues Manager - Rei Kohere outlines WAI 272 and other treaty claims within the Ngati Porou rohe and Canon Hone Kaa receives an international scholarship from the Episcopal School of Divinity, Harvard.
Te Runanga o Ngati Porou launches the Tourism Ngati Porou strategic plan aimed at culturally based tourism which could provide employment for each hapu, Radio Ngati Porou farewells Ngahiwi Apanui after 13 years of service and research into the Waiapu River reveals some of the worst sediment pollution levels in the world.
Ngati Porou Fisheries conference held at Pakirikiri Marae to discuss how best to manage fishery assets, Gisborne District Council rejects Runanga proposal for 50-50 representation - four Maori seats and four European seats and Rangitukia and Ruatoria locals object to the placement of refuse sites by the Waiapu river and Hikurangi mountain.
Nati Link profiles local man and out going Farm Manager of Pakihiroa Station - Scartlet Poi, more homes for Ngati Porou is the aim of a new strategy initiated by Te Runanga o Ngati Porou and Mana Loans scheme made available to Ngati Porou individuals, businesses and organisations wanting to start new enterprises or expand.
Te Runanga o Ngati Porou negotiates terms for Maui whakairo images as part of its marketing strategy 2000, two billion people from 130 countries worldwide tune in to watch the dawn ceremony on Hikurangi maunga and test your knowledge of Ngati Poroutanga.
Ngati Porou wins NPC third division, planning for Millennium celebrations continue with 3 months to go, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou and the Crown sign agreement to allow official access way over Pakihiroa Station to Hikurangi maunga and Te Aitanga a Hauiti hosts 5th Hui Taurima.
Hikurangi Maunga – one of the Key National Dawn sites, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou receives $970,000 for Millennium celebrations and Vote Millennium minister Murray McCully visits the ‘Maui” whakairo at Toihoukura.
Te Aio o Nukutaimemeha is finally completed, planning for the Dawn ceremony and other millienium celebrations – well underway and over four hundred Nati compete in the 1999 C2000 Inter Marae Sports Competition.
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.
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.