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Author Talk with Abbas Nazari

Join us for an evening with Abbas Nazari, author of After the Tampa.

Hear Abbas speak about his journey, his experiences of thriving in a foreign country, and lessons learned along the way.

Book now to hear his powerful and inspiring story. Light refreshments provided.

About The Author

Abbas NazariAbbas Nazari fled the Taliban in Afghanistan as a child and was resettled in New Zealand after his family were rescued by the Tampa containership in 2001, an international story known as the Tampa Affair.

Abbas and his family have thrived since being resettled in New Zealand. In 2019, Abbas was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to the United States, where he graduated with a Master’s in Security Studies from Georgetown University, Washington DC.

His memoir, After the Tampa: From Afghanistan to New Zealand (Allen & Unwin, 2021), is a #1 bestseller. Abbas is a prominent advocate for refugees and has recently been named a finalist for the 2022 Young New Zealander of the Year Award.

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Event Date Thursday 19 May, 2022 6:30 pm
Event End Date Thursday 19 May, 2022 7:30 pm
Available place 18
Location Sunshine Library

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