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Sir Ed’s grandson opens Antarctic exhibition in Christchurch

Publish Date
Thu, 12 Dec 2019, 1:52PM
Photo Credit: Alexander Hillary

Sir Ed’s grandson opens Antarctic exhibition in Christchurch

Publish Date
Thu, 12 Dec 2019, 1:52PM

Two talented young explorers, who captured their passion for exploration through photography and a soundscape of Antarctica, are showcasing their works in a new exhibition.

The exhibition by Alexander Hillary and Marco de Kretser is now open at Christchurch Airport, as part of an Antarctic Heritage Trust initiative.

As Sir Edmund Hillary's grandson Alexander has a strong connection to Antarctic exploration.

He told Chris Lynch seeing the magnitude of Antarctica is hard to comprehend, it is quite overwhelming. 

Listen above.

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