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Martin van Beynen

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Martin van Beynen is an award-winning writer and journalist for The Press and stuff.co.nz. He is the author of Trapped: Remarkable Stories of Survival from the 2011 Canterbury Earthquake, Penguin, 2012. He was awarded Fairfax Media Journalist of the Year 2010-2011, Senior Reporter of the Year and Senior Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year in the 2012 Canon Media Awards, and the 2013 Wolfson Fellowship to Cambridge University. In the 2010 Qantas Media Awards he won the Story of the Year award for a feature after the trial and acquittal of David Bain and also wrote and voiced the top-rating podcast Black Hands. He lives in Christchurch.

Books by Martin van Beynen

Black Hands

A gripping account of New Zealand's most controversial criminal case, from Martin van Beynen, the award-winning journalist behind the Black Hands podcast.

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Trapped: Remarkable Stories of Survival from the 2011 Canterbury

Terror, courage and heroism - more than 30 survivors recount how they were rescued after the Canterbury earthquake of February 2011

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