Crusader of the Highest Order

NZ’s foremost campaigner against apartheid, Trevor Richards, was awarded the Supreme Companion of OR Tambo by South African President Thabo Mbeki in Pretoria. “Its not every day that one wakes up and wonders what award they will be receiving today,” said Richards, the founder and leader of HART (Halt All Racist Tours) and author of seminal anti-apartheid work Dancing On Our Bones. In an inspiring address, President Mbeki described the national order recipients as “beacons that must guide us forever as we build a society founded on the high ideals of freedom, justice, equality and human solidarity.”  


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