Tag Archives: Rob Hamill

Grant Rawlinson’s 12,000km Test of Endurance

Grant Rawlinson’s 12,000km Test of Endurance

New Zealander Grant Rawlinson, 42, has just finished the 4500km first leg of his epic journey from Singapore to New Zealand. Having rowed to Darwin, he will next have to cycle down to Coffs…

This Brother to Memorialise

This Brother to Memorialise

Former champion rower Rob Hamill’s film Brother Number One, which tells the story of his brother Kerry Hamill and two friends killed in Cambodia after accidentally sailing there in 1978, was among…

Justice argued

Justice argued

Rob Hamill — whose 28-year-old brother Kerry fell into the hands of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime when his yacht was captured in Cambodian waters in 1978 — was in Cambodia for the sentencing…

For his family

For his family

Hamilton trans-Atlantic rower Rob Hamill testified at the Khmer Rouge tribunal trial of Tuol Sleng prison camp chief Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, who is accused of ordering the torture and execution of Hamill’s…

Memories of millions

Memories of millions

Dame Silvia Cartwright, former New Zealand Governor-General and now serving as one of five international judges on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh, has recently criticized Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s disdain for…

NZ Dominates Transatlantic Race

NZ Dominates Transatlantic Race

New Zealand continues its domination of long distance rowing with two outstanding results from the Ward Evans Atlantic Rowing Challenge. Matt Goodman and Steve Westlake arrive in Barbados after 42 days at sea. They were greeted by…