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Stained-glass memorial

Stained-glass memorial

This stained-glass window in the Anglican church of St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, is a memorial to the victims of the Erebus crash. Stark and glowing, it is said to symbolise the unity of life and its inevitable brokenness.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Air crashes - The 1979 Erebus crash', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006