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Media Release RE National Erebus Memorial From Rev Dr Richard Waugh (initiator Of The National Memorial Project)

Friday, 28 April 2023, 12:44 pm | Erebus National Memorial

“As the initiator of the National Erebus Memorial over seven years ago, it is a matter of real regret to me, and the Erebus families I am sure, that the process has taken so long to establish the national memorial to the Erebus air accident of ... More >>

EREBUS Civic Service for 40th anniverary

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:07 am | Erebus National Memorial

A civic service for the 40th anniversary of the accident will be held at Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, at 5pm on Sunday 24th November, in the presence of Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New ... More >>

Erebus National Memorial Delayed

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 4:56 pm | Erebus National Memorial

Erebus National Memorial Delayed! The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has recently told Erebus families that the Erebus National Memorial will not be ready for the 40th anniversary of the accident on 28th November 2019. The scale and complexity ... More >>

Progress on Erebus National Memorial

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 1:27 pm | Erebus National Memorial

The advisory group advocating for an Erebus National Memorial welcomes the announcement of Prime Minister Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern that the Government will progress planning for a national memorial to be ready for the 40th anniversary of the accident in November ... More >>

NZ’s worst disaster 38 years on

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 2:08 pm | Erebus National Memorial

Next Tuesday - 28th November 2017 - will be the 38th anniversary of New Zealand’s worst peacetime disaster - the accident of Air New Zealand McDonnell Douglas DC-10 ZK-NZP, Flight TE901, on the slopes of Antarctica’s Mt. Erebus. With 257 fatalities ... More >>

Lack of Progress on Erebus National Memorial

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 4:01 pm | Erebus National Memorial

“The excuses and the procrastination are extremely frustrating. We have been ignored, resulting in a lack of any tangible progress over much of this year. It is embarrassing for the Erebus families and the procrastination can only be described as appalling.” ... More >>

Comment about proposed Mt. Erebus National Memorial

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:27 am | Erebus National Memorial

Advocates for a national memorial for the 257 people who lost their lives in the 1979 Mt. Erebus air accident warmly commend the organisation and work for the recently unveiled Christchurch Earthquake National Memorial. They suggest it is an excellent ... More >>

37th Anniversary of Mt. Erebus Air Accident

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:38 pm | Erebus National Memorial

Monday is 37th Anniversary of Mt. Erebus Air Accident – New Zealand’s worst civil disaster (28th November 1979) 257 people died in the 1979 Mt. Erebus air accident of Air New Zealand McDonnell Douglas DC-10 ZK-NZP, Flight TE901; the fourth worst ... More >>

National Memorial Proposed for Mt. Erebus Air Accident

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 9:03 am | Erebus National Memorial

Important initiatives are being taken to plan for a national memorial for the 257 people who died in the 1979 Mt. Erebus air accident of Air New Zealand McDonnell Douglas DC-10 ZK-NZP, Flight TE901. The national memorial, planned to be ready for ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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