Expedition South is our major fundraising drive (literally!) to save Sir Ed's Antarctic legacy.

We've assembled an intrepid team who, aboard three tractors, are travelling from the Hillary Trail at Piha Beach to Aoraki Mount Cook near the Hillary Ridge. 

The total distance? 2012 kilometres - the same as Sir Ed and his team travelled from Scott Base to the South Pole.

The tractors? Two of them are Ferguson TE-20 models - the same as Sir Ed and the old firm travelled on. The third is a new Massey Ferguson MF5600 (just in case we get stuck!).

We'll be stopping off at Hillary hotspots, events and schools along the way.

Click here for the expedition itinerary.

Follow the expedition's progress here and click on the red stars to find out more about Expedition South stop-offs.

If the Expedition South team were travelling from Scott Base to the South Pole, this would be our current location!

If the Expedition South team were travelling from Scott Base to the South Pole, this would be our current location!

The emissions produced by the tractors during the expedition are being offset according to calculations developed by the team at Enviro-mark Solutions.

Get behind this intrepid effort to save a slice of our history - if you see the tractors on the road, toot, wave, or give a fiver to the driver!