True crime writer tackles NZ's unexplained mysteries in new book

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 1:32PM
Scott Bainbridge. (Photo / Supplied)

True crime writer tackles NZ's unexplained mysteries in new book

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 1:32PM

One of New Zealand’s foremost true crime writers has taken a break from cold cases to look at some of our greatest local mysteries.

Scott Bainbridge’s previous six books have focused on missing persons or cold cases, but his latest book New Zealand Mysteries takes a look at some of our countries strange sightings or more unexplainable experiences.

The ghosts of St James Theatre, the Kaikoura Lights, the Nelson Street Ripper, the South Canterbury Panther - Bainbridge has looked into them all.

He joined Andrew Dickens to discuss what he learnt about these phenomena and what he drew him away from true crime.

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