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Lizzie Meek

Programme Manager-Conservator, Antarctic Heritage Trust in Christchurch New Zealand

Manages the conservation of the artefact collections associated with the Antarctic Expedition Bases of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Carsten Borchgrevink and Sir Edmund Hillary.

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Icy Heritage

@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

Lizzie Meek presents the Antarctic Heritage Trust which cares for a collection of simple, wooden expedition bases, filled with everyday objects. A life-changing experience for many of the people who visit them in Antarctica, they also strongly resonate with people who will never visit – because they are, despite the odds, still standing. Six minutes on the power of place, and the value of heritage in its original context.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 16, 2015.

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Christchurch @ Isaac Theatre Royal
May 04, 2015