David McPhail – Author

David has received many awards for his work. He has been named both Actor of the Year and Television Personality of the Year on two occasions. He holds the QSM for service to the community and was nominated for the 1999 SPADA Onfilm Champion Award.

David now does much work at The Court Theatre in Christchurch both as an actor and director in productions ranging from ‘The School For Scandal’ to ‘Look Back in Anger’. He has also performed with Opera New Zealand.

David has produced and directed over 300 programmes for Television New Zealand ranging from rock music series to documentaries and children’s programmes. He has published two books in association with Jon Gadsby and A.K.Grant and is currently a columnist for The Press in Christchurch. David is an articulate and witty speaker, debater and professional MC.

The Bookset – Professional Contributors

David McPhail - Author
For the past 20 years, David has written and appeared in a wide variety of New Zealand television programmes including “Letter to Blanchy” and “McPhail and Gadsby”.

Mike Coker - Designer
Mike has worked with a wide variety of clients and their projects in his career and excels in complete project management.

Craig Dixon - Project Manager
Craig was a true asset to the concept development, creation, production and quality of the Godley Gifts project in its entirety.

John Boyle - Printer
Rainbow Print, set up a business to challenge the notion that print service had to be limited.

Matt Hinman - Bookbinder
Cover to Cover was an excellent supplier of award-winning craftsmanship.