Pakirikiri marae hosts Te Hono ki Rararotonga 75th Jubilee and the re-dedication of Te Au ki Tonga, Ngati Porou welcomes new CEO of Te Runanga o Ngati Porou - Dr Monty Soutar, Ngati Porou pays tribute to the life of the late Dr Paratene Ngata and students from Te Ururangi o te Matauranga graduate at Tuwhakairiora in Wharekahika.
Nga Tama Toa - The Price of Citizenship, the history of C Company of the 28 Maori Battalion in World War Two is completed, Shane 'The Mountain Warrior' visits students of Ngata Memorial College in Ruatoria and the first Foreshore and Seabed Deed of Agreement is signed by the Crown and 48 hapu of East Coast iwi Ngati Porou.
The Crown recognises the mana o nga whanau/hapu of Ngati Porou in taku taimoana negotiations, Radio Ngati Porou celebrates 21 years of 'bringing people together' and world leading technology - 'Pharmacy Robot' allows Ngati Porou Hauora patients and NPH coast staff to communicate directly via video link and Hinetapora Kohanga Reo hits the catwalk for NZ Fashion week.
Te Hokowhitu a Tu -Winners Tamararo 2008, Dr Pat receives distinguished fellowship from Royal NZ College of General Practitioners at Pakirikiri Marae and Ruatoria CITY hosted its inaugural Pig hunting competition in memory of the late Jason Richards.
Nga Kohinga o Ngati porou profiles newly appointed NPEC coach Denzil Moeke, Georgina Paerata celebrates 40 years of community service to Ngati Porou community and Ngati Porou whanau gather in Ruatoria to celebrate Matariki 2008.
Harvesting of pine underway on Ngati Porou land blocks, Te Kura Reo Rua o Waikirikiri retraces Te Papatipu o Horouta, Dr Apirana Mahuika provides an update on the Ngati Porou Settlement negotiations and Ngata Memorial gets a major face lift.
Meet the new 2008 Ngati Porou Hauora Board, customary fishers and Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki responsibilities, Ngati Porou solider Major Syd Dewes saves mother and her newborn in Afghanistan and Mena Walker of Rangitukia heads off to South Seas Film School.
Radio Ngati Porou pays special tribute to Gisborne milk following their closure, Ngati Koata koha Tuatara to Ngati Porou, Marotiri Te Kohanga Reo celebrates it's 21st birthday, Ngati Porou enter into direct negotiations with the Crown to settle all Ngati Porou historical claims and Ngati Porou Seafoods Group supports fisheries based training and education.
Ngati Porou Seafoods Group expands its operations and activities, HInepare marae in Rangitukia generates its own electricity with the erection of its wind turbine and pakeke honoured at luncheons around the Ngati Porou rohe.
Tokararangi rein supreme rugby champions, Nanny Mate Kaiwai receives honours for her contribution to to te reo from Taura Whiri i te Reo and Ngati Porou and Te Runanga o Ngati Porou celebrates it's 20th anniversary by holding an Inaugural iwi Achievement Awards.