Rob began his journalism career at the Waikato Times and covered crime and justice for the Sunday Star Times and NZ Herald before moving to Dunedin. He has been the books editor at the Otago Daily Times for the past three years, and last year was a judge at the NZ Book Trade Industry Awards. He is a trustee of Dunedin’s Ignition Children’s Book Festival and initiated New Chapters, a short-story competition for inmates at the Otago Corrections Facility. Rob has been the recipient of the ODT’s Valpy Rosebowl Award for Excellence the last two years.
Rob Kidd at DWRF 2021:
NZ Crime – What’s Going On?