Nigel Latta


Nigel Latta, ONZM has an MSc in Marine Science, a Master of Philosophy with 1st class honors in Psychology, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology. He has worked agencies including drug and alcohol rehabilitation, sex offender treatment programmes, family therapy agencies, Child Youth and Family, Probation Services, and extensively in private practice, as well as lecturing at the New Zealand Police College. He has written a novel and seven non-fiction books, now published in nineteen countries and ten languages. His critically acclaimed and top-rating television shows include “Beyond the Darklands,” the “Politically Incorrect Guide to…” series, the “Nigel Latta” series, and documentaries on how to help children cope after the Christchurch earthquake and how parents can help teenage drivers stay safe on the road. In 2012 Nigel was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to Psychology.