Truth: The Rise and Fall of the People's Paper

Author(s): Redmer Yska

New Zealand

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.


Product Information

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781877517303
  • : Craig Potton Publishing
  • : Craig Potton Publishing
  • : October 2010
  • : 250mm X 200mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Redmer Yska
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : Very Good
  • : 200
  • : illustrations, photographs