June 24, 2024


  • Scott Bainbridge is one of New Zealand’s foremost investigative and True Crime authors. His first two books; Without Trace and Still Missing about missing persons, led to several cold-cases being re-opened, and inspired the acclaimed [...]

The Great NZ Robbery

  •   The forgotten true-crime story of how Auckland’s mobsters pulled off the heist of the century. It should be remembered as New Zealand’s answer to Britain’s Great Train Robbery: in the dead of the night, [...]

The Bassett Road Machine-Gun Murders

Shot in the Dark

  • A Christchurch publican shot in a crowded pub, an Indian fruiterer beaten to death in Hawera and a trail of destruction left across Waikato and the Bay of Plenty by a multiple murderer – these [...]

Still Missing

  • (out of print) In 2005 Scott Bainbridge’s Without Trace was released. All of the cases covered in this book were reasonably well known to most New Zealanders. Bainbridge was told the book made ‘certain people [...]

Without Trace

  • (out of print) Was Heidi Charles the second victim of a homegrown serial killer in Rotorua on New Years Eve 1976? Did notorious career criminal Ronald Jorgensen die in a car crash in 1983 or [...]