Colin Monteath talks to Kim Hill


Dealing with the trauma of taking part in the recovery operation of the Erebus disaster was difficult, as there was no darkness to soothe the eyes and the mind.

Polar and mountain photographer Colin Monteath, who has worked in Antarctica for 32 seasons, explains this in his new book Erebus The Ice Dragon; A portrait of an Antarctic volcano.

Speaking to Kim Hill on Saturday Morning, Monteath said the lack of darkness was a "constant problem" during summer operations in Antarctica.

Read the article and listen to the interview on RNZ here.