New base for Ngati Porou East Coast rugby

The nation’s smallest rugby union now has a brand-new professional office set-up after a host of people pitched in to help. Following years of planning, Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union is to open new premises in Ruatoria. Union chief executive Cushla Tangaere-Manuel said Mitre 10, which sponsors the Heartland Championship, helped

NPEC Team – Queens Birthday – vs Poverty Bay

QUEENS BIRTHDAY CLASH Ngāti Porou East Coast RU vs Poverty Bay Saturday 1st June 2019 Whakarua Park, Ruatoria NPEC Team named for Queens Birthday Clash this weekend 1- Perrin Manuel 2- Raniera Whakataka 3- Pera Bishop 4- Frank Taiapa 5- Rikki Kernohan 6- Trent Proffit 7- Jack Richardson 8- Hone Haerewa- Capt 9- Chris Richardson 10- Benny Haerewa 11- Epeli Lotawa 12- Dom Wilson 13- BJ Sidney 14-

Late penalty wins it

Tokararangi push TVC all the way. It could be described as a narrow escape. Tihirau Victory Club centre Peti Delamere had two chances to win the game against Tokararangi late in the piece; he took the second one, a penalty goal, for 17-15. Te Araroa Domain was the venue, on Saturday, for one


NGATI POROU EAST COAST vs POVERTY BAY QUEENS BIRTHDAY CLASH Saturday 1st June 2019 Whakarua Park, Ruatoria Join us at Enterprise Cars Whakarua Park for this annual event on Saturday 1st June . The NPEC kaupoi kick off the day at 12.30pm, taking on the Tui Bay Legends - celebrating 20 years since NPEC won the

Tribute : Horace Lewis (1968-2019)

HE MAIMAI AROHA E nga mana, e nga reo , e nga karangatanga maha Kua hinga tetahi totara i te wao nui a Tane Mahuta Kua ngaro te toki haemata ki te po uriuri, te po tangotango E te Rangatira, moe mai, okioki ai The Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union is deeply saddened to

Club Results – 6th April 2019

RESULTS: Week 2 April 6th  Tokararangi 15 vs 35 Hicks Bay @ Te Araroa Tokomaru Bay Utd. 10 vs 68 Hikurangi @ Tokomaru Ruatoria City 15 vs 75 Uawa @ Ruatoria Bye T.V.C

Sponsors Evening 14-03-2019

Last night NPEC staff, board, coaches, life members and players, hosted an evening to thank current, and welcome new, sponsors. Without the support of sponsors we wouldn’t be able to provide as much rugby as we do, and I must say we have a pretty cool bunch of people behind us. 

Community Rugby Game Priorities-2019

Community Rugby Game Priorities  2019 Purpose: This document is provided to assist Coaches, Referees and Players in understanding NZ Rugby’s technical priorities for the playing of the game at the Community level in 2019. Familiarity with this document will enable us to better understand the priorities for coaches, referees and players, and