Now – as you probably know, as well as the usual platforms (this site, soundcloud, iTunes/Apple) you can now get to Sweetman Podcast on Spotify – follow it there and have it saved in your Spotify library.
Mike White is one of New Zealand’s best longform writers (he hates the term “longform” but we all use it now). He started on newspapers and one of the stories that has defined him – and that he has helped to define for all of us – that of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope’s disappearance, started as one of his jobs early on in his tenure at the Marlborough Express. He left New Zealand to freelance, including war correspondence, and returned to the role he has held ever since, as feature writer for North & South. There he has revisited the ongoing Ben and Olivia story, brokering a meeting and reporting on it between Olivia’s father Gerald Hope and accused murderer Scott Watson. Read More