newsroom Grab A new podcast takes you inside one of New Zealand’s most controversial legal cases – and has skyrocketed to the number one spot since its release.
Newsroom’s new True Crime podcast hits the #1 ranking on Apple in New Zealand.
peter ellis, nursery case and me is an eight-part podcast hosted by award-winning journalist and Newsroom investigative editor Melanie Reid. Melanie Reid was a reporter in Christchurch in the early 1990s. He was charged with abusing a child in his care when nursery teacher Peter His Ellis was arrested.
Using a never-before-heard interview taken from a tape Reid rescued from the trash, peter ellis, nursery case and me As the story of the infamous Peter Ellis unfolds, it takes you through a time of prejudice, hysteria, and delusion, when a kind of madness ravages Christchurch, resulting in a miscarriage of justice that will take 30 years to right.
“I think the podcast resonates with people because it’s a very unusual case. Not only is it an unbelievable story, but it’s a close-up of how we behaved as a society, and the overwhelming reaction is that people are surprised that this actually happened in New Zealand. ‘ says Reed.
“If ever there was a case where truth was stranger than fiction, this is it.”
Since its release on January 4th, peter ellis, nursery case and me It quickly grew in popularity and held the #1 spot on Apple Podcasts for over a week.
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https://www.newsroom.co.nz/investigations/newsroom-true-crime-podcast-1-in-nz Newsroom’s True Crime podcast is #1 in NZ