Speaker Profile: Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager speaker profile.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:
Book cover, Dirty Politics by Nicky Hager.Book cover, Hit and Run by Nicky Hager.Book cover, The Hollow Men by Nicky Hager.