Author(s): David L. Harrowfield
Commemorates the centenary of the death of Captain R.F. Scott and his party on return from the South Pole in 1912 along with the mysterious arrival during the night of the ship Terra Nova to Oamaru in 1913. Myths associated with this event are discussed, eliminated and media reports questioned. The association Waitaki Boys' High School has with Antarctica along with Oamaru's on-going link with the continent is described. Includes a foreward by HRH Princess Anne Patron UK Antarctic Heritage Trust and an introductory essay by Falcon Scott, Grandson of Captain Scott.
The author has an Antarctic association for nearly 40 years. He has the degree of Doctor of Science for original Antarctic research and in 2010 received the New Zealand Antarctic Medal. His last publication was "Call of the Ice" - 50 years of New Zealand in Antarctica (David Bateman 2007).