The Boy in the Water

The Boy in the Water

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A community on edge. A debacle of a police investigation. And a father who won’t give up.


The Boy in the Water is a podcast series about a small town in the deep south of New Zealand harbouring a big mystery.


After the lifeless body of three-year-old Lachie Jones is found floating in Gore’s sewage oxidation pond, police rule his death a tragic accident. But nothing is what it seems.


Newsroom’s investigations editor Melanie Reid unravels the case – and the secrets – in an attempt to find out what really happened to little Lachie Jones.


Discover more at Newsroom.co.nz.


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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of The Boy in the Water?

There are 34 episodes avaiable of The Boy in the Water.

What is The Boy in the Water about?

We have categorized The Boy in the Water as:

  • Society & Culture
  • True Crime
  • Documentary

Where can you listen to The Boy in the Water?

The Boy in the Water is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did The Boy in the Water start?

The first episode of The Boy in the Water that we have available was released 4 June 2023.

Who creates the podcast The Boy in the Water?

The Boy in the Water is produced and created by newsroom.co.nz.