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20 March 2013

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

One Auckland performance

See details in Wellington below

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Genesis Energy Theatre

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6 March 2014 - 13 March 2014

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

A New Zealand Festival Event

'A charming, funny, perfectly pitched account of an ordinary man who helped turn the wheels of history' (The Scotsman)

Tom Crean (1877-1938) the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland's unsung heroes is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley.

Hear the riveting true stories of CreanÕs Antarctic explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions: Discovery, (1901-1904); Terra Nova (1910-1913); and Endurance (1914-1916).

Crean's story is a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctic, his 36 mile, solitary trek to base camp during the Terra Nova expedition to rescue his comrades Teddy Evans and William Lashly has been described by Antarctic historians as 'the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration'.

Historians describe his 36-mile solitary trek to rescue his comrades during one expedition as the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean's adventures and courage in the face of impossible odds in this award-winning one-man show.

Sounding Theature,
Te Papa


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Also playing at:
Tuesday 11 Mar, 19:00
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Wednesday 12 Mar, 19:00
Kuranui College, Greytown

Thursday 13 Mar, 19:00
Otaki Civic Theatre

Until at least August 2013

Colossal Squid Specimen - Te Papa

See the only colossal squid specimen on display in the world.

The colossal squid is due for a check-up in March this year. Te Papa staff will assess her condition and decide how long she can safely stay on display. She'll be with us until at least August 2013. closing date.

The exhibition is located within the Mountains to Sea exhibition, Level 2.

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Entry is free.

The Museum is open from 10am to 6pm every day of the year and until 9pm on Thursdays.

Thursday 27 March 2014

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

One Christchurch performance

See details in Wellington above

8.00 pm Š 10.00 pm (doors open at 7.30 pm).

Heaton Normal Intermediate School Performing Arts Centre (125 Heaton Street, Merivale)

$39.50 adults and $19.50 children under 14 years old. Tickets can be purchased via Dash Tickets. http://www.dashtickets.co.nz/

On-street parking. There is limited off-street parking on concrete areas only (please do not park on the grass).

Canterbury Museum

Temporary closure of parts of the Museum

The Canterbury Museum reopened most areas on 3 September 2012, however, some remain closed. The Anatrctic wing is open.

Full updates from the museum can be found here...

Tuesday 8 April 2014,

Prisoners in Ice and War:

Ursula Rack

Canterbury Historical Association meeting


Arts Lecture Theatre A4
University of Canterbury
Drinks & Nibbles 5:30pm
Talk Begins 6:30pm

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