Hilari Anderson

Original cook (New Zealand)


Photograph: John Miller/Eyes of Fire

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Hilari was based in London when she became first cook of the Rainbow Warrior. She was involved with eight Greenpeace campaigns between 1978 and 1980 and also worked as a volunteer in the French Greenpeace office. She returned to NZ in 1983. She teaches Drama and is currently Head of the Performing Arts at Marist College.


Sam Yurjevic, a Year 13 student at Rangitoto College in Auckland's North Shore, interviewed Hilari about her experiences on the Rainbow Warrior.

Read Sam's interview

Hilari Anderson talks to AUT TV Major Phoebe Jeurissen about anti-nuclear protests, the connections she made through the Greenpeace family and activism now.