Story: Meteorites

The Ellerslie meteorite

The Archer family got a shock when a meteorite hit their home in Elleslie, Auckland, at 9.30 am on 12 June 2004. The meteorite punched a hole through the roof and bounced around the living room before coming to rest. In this clip Brenda Archer talks about the experience.

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Simon Nathan, 'Meteorites - Meteorites in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/4654/the-ellerslie-meteorite (accessed 21 October 2017)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006