Trevor Richards

Trevor Richards was one of founders of Hart (Halt All Racist Tours) in Auckland in 1969, and worked for the organisation for many years, serving as chair (1969–80) and international secretary (1980–85). He wrote a history of the anti-apartheid movement in New Zealand, Dancing on My Bones, published in 1999.

Oct 6, 2019

The ugly decade

One man set the tone for a nation divided over rugby and apartheid South Africa. HART founder Trevor Richards on Muldoon, politics, sport and culture in 1970s New Zealand.

Read on.

Jul 15, 2019

The birth of a movement that divided NZ – and changed us forever

Fifty years ago the anti-apartheid group Hart was formed. Founder Trevor Richards recalls how it launched a battle for the country’s soul.

Read on.

The Spinoff is made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.
Please help us by supporting them.