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Holmes - Christmas Party: Ingham Twins Interview Television (Excerpts) – 1997 News/Current Affairs

Holmes - Christmas Party: Ingham Twins Interview

Television (Excerpts) – 1997 News/Current Affairs

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'Our people' at Holmes' 1997 Christmas party included tearaway teenage twins Sarah and Joanne Ingham. Earlier that year the sisters had stowed away on a Malaysian container ship after Sarah had fallen for a sailor. The 18-year-olds made global headlines when they jumped overboard off the Queensland coast, supposedly swam through shark and croc-infested waters and spent two weeks in the bush, before being found and deported back to Nelson. As Holmes tries to elicit soundbites the notorious lasses display the laconic style that made them Kiwi folk heroes.

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Yeah. It’s alright.
– One of the Ingham twins on whether she’s enjoying Auckland