Scott Bainbridge: The Great New Zealand Robbery

From Sunday Morning, 10:40 am on 30 July 2017

A 1956 robbery is the forgotten true-crime story of how Auckland's mobsters pulled off the heist of the century. The crime eventually came to be known as the Waterfront Payroll Robbery and it has always fascinated true-crime writer Scott Bainbridge. His new book The Great New Zealand Robbery tries to piece together this enduring crime puzzle.