On the 28th November 2019, 40 years on since the Airline Disaster, the Erebus Families finally received an official apology from the Government and Air New Zealand. But what exactly does that apology mean to family members?
Sarah Myles lost her Poppa Frank Christmas on the flight. She talks of her recently published book Towards the Mountain, a Story of Grief and Hope Forty Years on from Erebus and of how important it to is to talk about the things that cause us pain in our lives.
David Allan (72) lost his Dad Malyon, his Mum Marjorie and his sister Jane who was in her last year of high school. He talks of how he practically got through in those early days and of how important it is for people to be straight up and tell it like it is.