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Fresh veggies for Scott Base

The first of two WinFly trips left Christchurch International Airport at noon today. The United States Air Force C17 Globemaster is expected to land at the Pegasus ice runway at around 5pm.  Aboard the flight with cargo are personnel heading to the American NSF McMurdo Station and fresh fruit and vegetables for Antarctica New Zealand's 10 staff and five Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators.  Their last 'freshie' delivery was almost 4 months ago.   Link to print.  Link to video by TV3.