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NEW ZEALANDER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

ICARE Founder Dr. Assil Russell was chosen out of hundreds of nominations to be one of three finalists for 2013 Young New Zealander of the Year. 

 

Her work for both ICARE in Iraq and the people of her home town of Hamilton New Zealand was recognised during the Awards ceremony which took place at the beautiful Langham Hotel. 

 

Awards patron and former Prime Minister Rt. Hon Jim Bolger as well as Governor General , Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae presented Dr. Assil with her certificate.

 

Thank you to New Zealander of the Year Awards for the honour of being nominated and being chosen as a finalist. The support and encouragement by those who attended the ceremony pushes us further to keep working to provide aid where it is needed both in New Zealand and abroad.

Full house at the Langham

Dr. Assil Russell, with young NZdr of the Year Sam Judd

with Governor General Rt. Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Rt. Hon Jim Bolger

Thanks to sponsor Coca Cola Amatil

Speaking on the work of ICARE

Certificate of Achievement

Rt. Hon former Prime Minister Jim Bolger

delicious food

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