Story: Te Ara – a history

Mark Derby, writer

Mark Derby was a writer for Te Ara for six years. He was one of the team who contributed to a series entitled Pocket history on the Kiwi summer programme on Radio New Zealand National. These were short interviews with Te Ara writers about historical subjects drawn from encyclopedia stories. Here Derby discusses his work on patents with Kiwi summer presenter Lynn Freeman.

Using this item

acpalmer photography
Photograph by Andy Palmer

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Sound courtesy of Radio New Zealand

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

the Te Ara team, 'Te Ara – a history - Users, responses and influence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/44710/mark-derby-writer (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by the Te Ara team