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Turangaarere: The John Pohe Story

Television (Excerpts) – 2008

paul frater
paul frater
22 Apr 2015 - 07.36pm
I have to say I'm 45 and we never were told about this great New Zealand man like heaps of others paid the biggest price so I could have been born and live my life. Thank you John Pohe. We should have been told about you in school.
Thank you from Paul Frater and family
18 Sep 2014 - 01.00pm
Hi Josh - the full doco isn't available in full here at the moment for licensing reasons, but perhaps at a later date. If you're interested in getting a copy of the film on DVD you could try contacting the production company here: http://www.awa.co.nz/our-work/item/turangaarere/
Josh
Josh
17 Sep 2014 - 12.47pm
Is the full doco avaliable online?
Liam Hayes
Liam Hayes
25 May 2014 - 09.47pm
Stuart Hayes, the flight engineer in the movie was my grandfather. Unfortunately he passed away over five years ago, he always told me the story of SGT Pohe and talked about him as if he was god. Since he passed away I have met the family of John Pohe at RAF snaith when we first viewed the film. My grandfather had massive respect for John and since watching the film I can see why.
J.E.Hamlin
J.E.Hamlin
12 May 2014 - 04.11pm
My father attended Taihape school with John Pohe, although John was two classes ahead of my Dad. My father was proud to have known him and told us his story as young boys growing up in the 50's. So the name of Johnny Pohe has always had a special and respected place in our house.
peata kingi
peata kingi
25 Apr 2014 - 11.14pm
i am humble and blessed to know that my koro hoani(john) and proud
Helen Black 095781908 Auckland
Helen Black 095781908 Auckland
27 Apr 2013 - 10.56am
Thank you for a wonderful piece of NZ history, what a beautiful tane and Whanau, he like so many other's with what appeared to be originally a sense of adventure payed the ultimate price of laying down their lives so we could experience freedom.
Thanks to his brother and the other Whanau members for being willing to give us this insight into their beloved (Johnny) John Pohe. Helen Black
Luana Pohe
Luana Pohe
25 Jan 2013 - 03.55am
Am proud to be a POHE!!! Wonderful story!
Joy orr
Joy orr
18 Apr 2012 - 07.40pm
Loved this story, grew up in whanganui, never knew this heros story until I saw it on tv. My uncle was a pilot from whanganui, lost his life in GB.
wuwenling wu
wuwenling wu
9 Oct 2010 - 10.22pm
Awesome story, seen the doco here in Australia, Melbourne. John Pohe was/is a remarkable man, showed so much courage, and even became the lucky charm of the pakeha who flew with him....Although he did get caught, and unlucky I guess to have done so, his story is an inspiration to me,
TeTauru Pihama
TeTauru Pihama
9 Jun 2010 - 12.54pm
Awesome story, seen the doco here in Australia, Melbourne. John Pohe was/is a remarkable man, showed so much courage, and even became the lucky charm of the pakeha who flew with him....Although he did get caught, and unlucky I guess to have done so, his story is an inspiration to me, I am originally from Ngaruawahia and proud to be, we have many great people in our IWI as do other IWI. Very very moving documentary, well done to the crew and how this story was told.
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