About the book

As TVNZ and Radio NZ face hard times, this look behind the scenes from the veteran NZ broadcaster during TVNZ's most influential years reminds us of the days when TV was interested in service, something called 'the public good', and not just about making money. TV's tory from the inside with Johnstone's own plan for rescuing TV and rebuilding it in the public interest. Humane, perceptive and memorable.


About the author

Ian Jonstone lives in Wellington. He is a broadcaster and consultant on a wide range of media-related issues. His latest programme, New Flags Flying , currently being aired on Radio NZ, is about expatriate life and change in the South Pacific.



As TVNZ and Radio NZ face hard times, veteran NZ broadcaster's behind the scenes look at TVNZ's most influential years.