Live streaming from Antarctica to Bunbury

Emily AceSouth Western Times
Susie Delaporte, of Bunbury, and her daughter Penelope, 12.
Camera IconSusie Delaporte, of Bunbury, and her daughter Penelope, 12. Credit: Susie Delaporte, of Bunbury, and her daughter Penelope, 12.

TEDxBunbury hosted a viewing party of a TEDxScottBase talk, live streamed from Antarctica on January 22 at the Rose Hotel.

Jennifer Bryant, from Business Woman Australia, and Aubrey Smith, from TEDx Bunbury.
Camera IconJennifer Bryant, from Business Woman Australia, and Aubrey Smith, from TEDx Bunbury. Credit: Jennifer Bryant, from Business Woman Australia, and Aubrey Smith, from TEDx Bunbury.

The independently organised TEDx event coincided with the 60th anniversary of New Zealand’s Antarctica research station – Scott Base.

Jodi Larke, Trish Delaney and Emily Morris, all of Bunbury.
Camera IconJodi Larke, Trish Delaney and Emily Morris, all of Bunbury. Credit: Jodi Larke, Trish Delaney and Emily Morris, all of Bunbury.

The aim of the event was to bring the best “ideas worth spreading” not only to the Antarctic, but around the world.

Bella Burgemeister, 10, and Kate Heaslip, both of Bunbury.
Camera IconBella Burgemeister, 10, and Kate Heaslip, both of Bunbury. Credit: Bella Burgemeister, 10, and Kate Heaslip, both of Bunbury.

The Bunbury event took place with hundreds of other viewing parties worldwide and included talks from astronaut Dan Barry, director of the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute Gary Wilson and microbiologist Craig Cary.

More pictures from the event:

Bradley Earl, of Bunbury, and Emily Arnold, of Fremantle.
Camera IconBradley Earl, of Bunbury, and Emily Arnold, of Fremantle. Credit: Bradley Earl, of Bunbury, and Emily Arnold, of Fremantle.
Karen Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury.
Camera IconKaren Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury. Credit: Karen Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury.
Karen Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury.
Camera IconKaren Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury. Credit: Karen Collins and Fiona Hinds, both of Bunbury.
Warren Delaporte and his daughter Elena, 11, both of Bunbury.
Camera IconWarren Delaporte and his daughter Elena, 11, both of Bunbury. Credit: Warren Delaporte and his daughter Elena, 11, both of Bunbury.
Joan Jenkins, from Friends of the Earth South West.
Camera IconJoan Jenkins, from Friends of the Earth South West. Credit: Joan Jenkins, from Friends of the Earth South West.
Fletcher Myles, of Bunbury.
Camera IconFletcher Myles, of Bunbury. Credit: Fletcher Myles, of Bunbury.

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