11 episodes

| Winner Best Podcast – NZ Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Gold Medal – New York Festivals Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Best Investigative Radio/Audio Series – The AIBs 2019 | Gail Maney was sent to prison on her son’s birthday. The police said she’d put a hit on a man who stole drugs from her. She went to jail for 15 years. She’s consistently denied having anything to do with the disappearance of Deane Fuller-Sandys. In fact, she says, she never even met him. She isn't sure he was murdered at all. She thinks he’d just … gone fishing. In this eight-part series, Amy Maas and Adam Dudding investigate the case against Maney. They unravel the conflicting and shifting accounts of key witnesses. They expose major flaws in the police timeline. And they raise disturbing questions about police conduct in the case.

Gone Fishing Stuff | RNZ

    • True Crime
    • 4.6 • 385 Ratings

| Winner Best Podcast – NZ Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Gold Medal – New York Festivals Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Best Investigative Radio/Audio Series – The AIBs 2019 | Gail Maney was sent to prison on her son’s birthday. The police said she’d put a hit on a man who stole drugs from her. She went to jail for 15 years. She’s consistently denied having anything to do with the disappearance of Deane Fuller-Sandys. In fact, she says, she never even met him. She isn't sure he was murdered at all. She thinks he’d just … gone fishing. In this eight-part series, Amy Maas and Adam Dudding investigate the case against Maney. They unravel the conflicting and shifting accounts of key witnesses. They expose major flaws in the police timeline. And they raise disturbing questions about police conduct in the case.

    Part one: The fire

    Part one: The fire

    Gail Maney has served 15 years in jail for ordering the 1989 murder of young Auckland tyre-fitter Deane Fuller-Sandys. But she says she never knew him. In fact, she thinks he wasn’t even murdered.
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    • 33 min
    Part two: The fisherman

    Part two: The fisherman

    For years, Deane Fuller-Sandys was thought to have drowned while fishing at Whatipu. But did police get it right when they later decided Deane was the Larnoch Road “body in the boot”?
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    • 44 min
    Part three: Good westie, bad westie

    Part three: Good westie, bad westie

    ​Gail Maney had a tough West Auckland upbringing, but she wasn’t a bad kid. Then in the 1990s she slid into a life of hard drugs, petty crime and prostitution. But does that really mean she’s a killer?
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    • 41 min
    Part four: The forest

    Part four: The forest

    ​A terrified witness contacts police. Revelations about a young woman’s murder force detectives to reconsider everything they thought they knew about the Deane Fuller-Sandys case.
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    • 47 min
    Part five: Liar, liar

    Part five: Liar, liar

    ​Two historic murder investigations merge into one. But how can police figure out what actually happened, when their key witnesses keep changing their stories?
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    • 43 min
    Part six: The man with the black eyes

    Part six: The man with the black eyes

    ​The media called him a “stone cold killer”, but the truth about Stephen Stone is a bit more complicated than that.
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
385 Ratings

385 Ratings

Suzyqmickey ,

Gone fishing

Excellent podcast

Simon Drought ,

Simon Drought

Great journalism - keep it up. NZ needs it.

oldmatekieran ,

Awesome podcast

Another great Stuff podcast. Well researched and presented. Definitely worth a listen

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