Bob and Nga Christie in Vietnam, 1995

Robert (Bob) Christie and his wife Nga pictured with American boxing champion Muhammad Ali in Vietnam, 1995.

Bob was a member of the third New Zealand Red Cross team in Vietnam, 1970–1971. He met Nga when she was working as an interpreter with the Red Cross. They returned to Vietnam in 1990 and opened one of the first western restaurants in the country.


Bob Christie

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