About David Slack


David Slack.David Slack is an author, radio and TV commentator, and speechwriter. He is a graduate of Victoria University law school.

He was speechwriter for Prime Ministers Geoffrey Palmer and Jim Bolger.

His book Bullshit, Backlash and Bleeding Hearts – A Confused Person’s Guide to the Great Race Row explored Treaty of Waitangi and race relations issues and its sequel, Civil War …and Other Optimistic Predictions, considers various doomsday scenarios in New Zealand politics.

He has blogged at Public Address, has been a regular contributor to Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon programme, TV One’s Breakfast programme, Radio New Zealand’s Panel and has been an occasional host on Radio Live.