Story: Antarctica and New Zealand

Expedition fundraising, 1956

Expedition fundraising, 1956

The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955–58 was supported by the New Zealand government. Funds were also raised in the community, co-ordinated by the Ross Sea Committee (set up for the purpose). In this 1956 photograph F. S. Hanger is giving out certificates to children at Dunedin's George St Normal School, who had contributed £10 3s. 2d.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 16 March 1956

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Nigel Roberts, 'Antarctica and New Zealand - Developments after the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Nigel Roberts, published 20 Jun 2012