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BBC notes the NZ connection in Shackleton’s legendary voyage, prior to the opening of Te Papa’s Antarctic Heroes – The Race to the South Pole exhibition. Kiwi Frank Worsley successfully navigated Shackleton’s boat – the James Caird – and later wrote the book which first popularised the tale, Shackleton’s Boat Voyage. The James Caird (pictured above) forms the centre-piece of the exhibition.


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