Willie Apiata, VC

Willie Apiata, VC

The Reluctant Hero

Book - 2009
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Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in a small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afghanistan, this is his story. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin, 2009.
Branch Call Number: J 920 API
Characteristics: 179 p., [4] p. of plates :,col. ill., col. ports. :,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lockyer, John 1956-
Alternative Title: Willie Apiata, Victoria Cross


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