Paying Respects to Fallen Comrades - Nolan says the purpose of the trip was to revisit the World War ll battle grounds in Italy and to pay their respects to their fallen comrades lying in Italian cemeteries. For the remaining C Company veterans this was possibly their last opportunity to undertake a trip like this.
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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.
During the last month we have seen history being made, Ngati Porou East Coast made it into the semi-finals of the NPEC 3rd Division for the first time in eighty years as a provincial team, then to win the Final, before a jubilant home crowd of approximately 6,000 people.