In 2004, on the 25th anniversary of the Erebus disaster, a commemorative ceremony was held at Scott Base. During the service this poem by New Zealand poet Bill Manhire was read by Sir Edmund Hillary, who had lost his close friend Peter Mulgrew in the crash.
Hear Bill Manhire reading this poem (YouTube)
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Victoria University Press
Reference: Bill Manhire, Lifted, Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2005
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