Died: 1986 AD
1905 – Born in Wairoa in Hawkes Bay.
1908 – He later claimed he had been born.
1922 – Nepia was selected for the Hawkes Bay provincial rugby team.
1924 – Nepia was selected as a full-back for the All Blacks tour to the United Kingdom.
1928 – Nepia was omitted from the All Blacks tour of South Africa, probably on racial grounds.
1935 – Nepia went to England to play rugby league professionally being signed initially by Streatham and Mitcham Rugby League Club in London for £500.
1947 – The New Zealand rugby union held an amnesty allowing former league players to return to rugby union.
1950 – Nepia played a first-class match against a Poverty Bay side captained by his eldest son.
1986 – George Nepia died.