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The final job in saving Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut in Antarctica has been completed, with the help of a violin maker-turned-engineer determined to do his bit for the planet. Suzanne McFadden reports.
Describing himself as a multi-media artist and journalist, Guy Fredericks' photographs and interviews, and the postcards that Scott Base staff have written to the frozen continent, are a revelation.
With average temperatures sitting around the -20 degree Celsius mark in Antarctica, even the simplest of tasks can become a bone-chilling challenge.
Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.
Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin.
Christchurch Antarctic Talks presents; 'Antarctica - Living at the end of the world' Producer of award winning film ‘Antarctica: A Year On Ice’, Anthony Powell has spent 10 winters in Antarctica, working first as an engineer before becoming a photographer...