26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Antarctic guides trapped in Uruguay

From Morning Report, 8:54 am on 26 March 2020

Two New Zealand crew members who've just returned from an Antarctic cruise with Oceanwide Expeditions -- are struggling to find their way home from South America.

They are now in Montevideo in Uruguay, and while they have a flight booked to Santiago in Argentina for tomorrow they've been told it's delayed, and that has them worried they might not make it onto their flight leaving for Auckland just 2.5 hours later.

Polar guide Mal Haskins speaks to Corin Dann.