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Erebus Engraved On Our Hearts

On November 28th 1979 an Air New Zealand sight seeing flight crashed into the side of Mt Erebus killing everyone on board. Lizzie Oakes was 10 when she lost her Nan on the flight, 40 years later she talks with others whose lives have been impacted by the disaster.

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Ep 8. Ex Erebus

Miriam Clancy is a Kiwi Singer/Songwriter based in New York.  She lost her Aunty Marie Clancy Wolfert, who was on board as a  Flight Attendant.   Miriam speaks of the wider implications her Aunt’s death had on her family and shares her song Ex Erebus.

16mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Ep 7. It Still Impacts

Carolyn Head (Lizzie’s big sister) was in London on her OE at the time of the accident.  They chat of a much loved Nan and of how difficult it was to be so far from home when the accident happened. 

10mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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Ep 6. Our Jim Daddy

Jim Collins was the Captain of the fatal flight. But how did his family cope after the much loved Father & Husband died and then was falsely accused of causing the crash? Kathryn Carter, his eldest daughter, shares precious and personal memories.

36mins

27 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Ep 5. Premonition

Paul Gilberd was at primary school when his Poppa Peter Tanton took the trip to Antarctica to celebrate his 60th birthday.  But the night before flying, Peter had a troubling premonition. 

23mins

26 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Ep 4. A True Father

Denise Roper was a young Mum when she heard the news that her fun-loving, happy go, lucky Dad, Frank Christmas had died on the flight.  She speaks of the impact Erebus has had on her life and of the journey that helped bring healing to her heart. 

24mins

26 Nov 2019

Rank #5