Tuesday, 26 March 2024 14:40

Good bugger

Written by  The Hound

Your old mate would like to pay special tribute to former Countrywide editor Terry Brosnahan who passed way earlier this month.

Terry was an old-school journo and a strong supporter of NZ farming. He will be greatly missed, not only by his family, but the wider rural community.

Terry had battled health issues in the past few years, but this did little to stop him turning out great articles and stories that benefitted rural NZ.

Unfortunately, with the change of ownership of Countrywide late last year, Terry and a number of his long-time colleagues were dumped by the new publishers, leaving NZ rural journalism the poorer for it.

Terry’s attitude to his craft was best summed up by his Twitter (X) profile: “A journalist gathers the facts without fear or favour to bring the reader closer to the truth.”

RIP Terry.

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