RNZAF Antarctic Expedition Oct 1957 - Feb 1958

A series of colour slides taken by Alun Breese, a member of the Royal New Zealand Air Force's Antarctic Flight, while he was stationed in Antarctica in the late 1950s.
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John Claydon checking strapping for petrol drums loaded unto DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

John Claydon checking strapping for petrol drums loaded unto DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Loading the Sledge." Group of men attaching a sledge to underside of the port wing of DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Loading the Sledge." Group of men attaching a sledge to underside of the port wing of DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Tarr with the Weasel." Sergeant Wally Tarr with a tracked vehicle. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Tarr with the Weasel." Sergeant Wally Tarr with a tracked vehicle. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Automobile Association sign at Scott Base, showing distance to various places around the world. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Automobile Association sign at Scott Base, showing distance to various places around the world. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Dog party on the plateau." DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001 I the background. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Dog party on the plateau." DHC-2 Beaver NZ6001 I the background. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Sir Edmund Hillary seeing us off." Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

"Sir Edmund Hillary seeing us off." Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Penguins at Cape Royds. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Penguins at Cape Royds. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Penguins at Cape Royds. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Penguins at Cape Royds. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Sergeant Wally Tarr with husky dog named "Porridge." Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Sergeant Wally Tarr with husky dog named "Porridge." Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Alun Breese with Husky dog "Porridge." Mount Erebus in the background. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Alun Breese with Husky dog "Porridge." Mount Erebus in the background. Taken by Alun Breese whilst serving on RNZAF Antarctic Flight, Tran-Antarctic Expedition, October '57 - Feb '58. From the collection of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

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