Gordon McLauchlan

Gordon McLauchlan is a highly regarded journalist and media commentator, and a prolific author. He has published seventeen books, many of them histories, including A Short History of New Zealand (2004), Great Tales from New Zealand History (2005), The Life and Times of Auckland (2008) and a history of the Union Steam Ship Company. Based in Auckland, his latest book is an updated version of his 1976 classic, The Passionless People.