Bob Harvey

Sir Bob Harvey is a living legend of Auckland life. He has served as the mayor of Waitakere and president of the Labour Party, and his achievements include helping to establish the Westpac rescue helicopter service. He won bronze medal at the 1972 world surf lifesaving championships. Bob was born in 1940.

Books
Aug 18, 2018

Bob Harvey on Warwick Roger, Metro's first editor and giant of NZ journalism

The brilliant, barnstorming editor of Metro, Warwick Roger, has died aged 72.

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Books
Jun 8, 2017

Warwick Roger, Richard Ford, and me: An essay by Sir Bob Harvey

A new memoir by the great American writer Richard Ford leads Sir Bob Harvey to look back on his friendship with Warwick Roger, the founding editor of Metro magazine, and their shared love of Ford's books.

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