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Dr James Hollings is head of journalism at Massey University. He worked as a reporter for 18 years, mostly at The Evening Post, and is co-founder of the New Zealand Centre for Investigative Journalism. James was born in Wellington in 1963.
All week this week the Spinoff Review of Books examines a new book devoted to investigative journalism in New Zealand. Today: an excerpt from the book, in which James Hollings backgrounds an investigation by Herald legend Matt Nippert.