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An award-winning subject May 9, 2011

Posted by Andrew Killick (Publishing Manager) in 3. Castle Books, From Kabul with Love.

Last year, when we began publicising the excellent book From Kabul with Love, we described the subject of the book, Dr Howard Harper, as being “one of New Zealand’s unsung heroes”. The wonderful thing is that since then, Howard has become a lot more “sung”!

The original publication of the book coincided with Howard being awarded the Augusta Award – a distinguished “old boys” award from Auckland Grammar, an award previously received by such people as Sir Edmund Hillary.

Last month, Howard was again honoured, this time with the Supreme Award at the KEA 2011 World Class New Zealand Awards.

Here’s an interview from the KEA event in which he pays tribute to his faith and the reasons why he has invested his life in helping the people of Afghanistan and nearby countries (and continues to do so)…

Dr Howard Harper interview at World Class New Zealand Awards 2011 from World Class New Zealand on Vimeo.



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