9 Apr 2024

Excitement builds for 2028 total eclipse in NZ

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 9 April 2024

With solar eclipse fever sweeping North America, and astronomers are already looking forward to a total eclipse that due to take place right here in Aotearoa in 2028.

New Zealand will experience its first total solar eclipse in hundreds of years - in July 2028. 

Otago Museum Director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin spoke to Charlotte Cook.