Robert Scott memorial in Christchurch

Life-size statue of Robert Scott in Antarctic clothing photographed from below Plaque at the foot of the Robert Scott memorial that details the connection between the city of Christchurch and Antarctica. Plaque at the foot of the Robert Scott memorial recognising the contribution of people who have participated in New Zealand's Antarctic Programme from 1957 to 2007. Detailed view of the original inscription on the plinth which is from one of Robert Scott's last diary entries. The words read: I do not regret this journey, which shows that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great fortitude as ever in the past. Detailed view of one of the plaques on the memorial inscribed with names those who died returning from the South Pole  in 1912: Robert Scott, A. E. Wilson, H. R. Bowers, L. E. G. Oates and E. Evans.

The memorial to Robert Scott in Christchurch includes a plaque commemorating the relationship between Christchurch and Antarctica and another for the men and women who assisted with New Zealand's Antarctic Programme from 1957 to 2007.

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As this picture shows, the Robert Scott memorial was severely damaged in the Christchurch earthquake of 22 February 2011.

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