Author(s): Redmer Yska
New Zealand Truth's scandal-ridden history has never before been told. This book not only documents an important part of New Zealand's media history, but also gives us a fascinating and colourful window on this country's social history.
Redmer Yska has worked in journalism and communications for his entire career, including a stint as a reporter at New Zealand Truth in the 1970s. Since then he has worked as a media and communications consultant, a Parliamentary press secretary, a ministerial speechwriter, and a historian. In 2007 he was awarded a National Library Research Fellow to research and write this book. His previous publications include Wellington: biography of a city, All Shook Up: The flash bodgie and the rise of the NZ teenager in 1950s, and NZ Green: The story of marijuana in New Zealand.