Matt Nippert

Matt Nippert

Matt Nippert is a business investigations reporter


Matt Nippert is an investigations reporter with a bent for business and is the current holder of both the Canon Business Newswriting and EY Business Journalist awards. A Fulbright scholar with a masters from the Columbia School of Journalism in New York, he has spent the past decade in newsbreaking roles at the New Zealand Listener, National Business Review, Herald on Sunday and the Sunday Star-Times before joining the Herald in 2014.. His stories include the collapse and apparent malfeasance at South Canterbury Finance, the misuse of New Zealand corporate structures by conmen and organised crime figures, and the sudden resignation of Judith Collins following the Rawshark hack. Nippert regularly appears as a broadcast commentator and is one of only a few journalists who honestly enjoys numbers and spreadsheets. His public PGP key can be found here.

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