Jarrod Gilbert

Dr Jarrod Gilbert is the author of Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand. He is currently working on his next book, Murder: A New Zealand History. He lives and drinks in Christchurch.

Mar 17, 2016

"One day Tim McKinnel decided he’d bust a man out of prison, and that’s what he did"

The new book In Dark Places: The confessions of Teina Pora and an ex-cop's fight for justice is in shops tomorrow (Friday). Dr Jarrod Gilbert interviews the hero of the book, Tim McKinnel, the ex-cop who successfully campaigned for Teina Pora's release.

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Sep 23, 2015

Books: Essay – In Which Jarrod Gilbert Attempts to Drink the Whanganui Literary Festival Dry

"A crime writer who literally fell at my feet signalled the end of the night" - Patched author Jarrod Gilbert reports from the Whanganui Writers Festival held in the weekend.

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