With a doctorate in zoology, Brockie has had a distinguished scientific career, and is a world authority on opossums and hedgehogs. He has been editorial cartoonist of the National Business Review continuously since 1975. He has twice been named Qantas Media Awards Cartoonist-of-the-Year. He has published several books, two of them cartoon collections. In 2013 he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to science and cartooning.
Search for Brockie, Bob in the NZ Cartoon Archive collection on the National Library of New Zealand website.