Speaker Profile: Nicky Hager
Nicky Hager is an author and investigative journalist based in Wellington, New Zealand. He has written four best-selling books. He divides his time between investigative writing and freelance feature writing. He has specialised in investigating hard-to-document subjects, such as military and intelligence agencies, public relations activities and the unseen sides of politics.
He was born and grew up in the small town of Levin, where his East African-born mother Barbara was a counsellor and district councillor, and his Austrian-refugee father Kurt ran a clothing factory. He spent five years at Victoria University in Wellington, gaining a BSc in physics and a BA Hons in philosophy. During university, and for some years after, he was well known in New Zealand for his role in political causes.
Take a look at some of his books in our catalogue: