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Antarctica: can you help us tell the story?

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:18 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

For the past six-decades, the New Zealand Antarctic programme has taken media, artists and educators to Scott Base to tell the story of New Zealand’s role in Antarctica. Is it your turn to help us in that quest? More >>

Next generation of Antarctica scientists celebrated

Monday, 26 June 2017, 8:42 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Next generation of Antarctica scientists celebrated Media release embargoed until 6pm, 26 June 2017 Understanding what Antarctica's environment was like 3.5 million years ago could prove crucial to preparing New Zealand for the impacts of climate ... More >>

Antarctica Conference puts the spotlight on climate change

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:48 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica Conference puts the spotlight on climate change Media release for immediate use on 25 June 2017 Over 150 leading scientists from New Zealand and around the world are coming together over the next three days to showcase the latest research on how ... More >>

New Funding for Antarctic Presence and Science

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:39 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand welcomes the Government’s Antarctic initiatives in Budget 2017 to maintain New Zealand’s ongoing presence and scientific research programme in Antarctica. More >>

Anniversary in Antarctica to focus on icy continent’s future

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:10 am | Antarctica New Zealand

The 20th of January 2017 is the 60th anniversary of the opening of Scott Base in Antarctica – an occasion that will be marked with lamingtons, cheese rolls and a push to turbo charge the global conversation on climate change. More >>

Powerhouse speakers head to Antarctica for TEDxScottBase

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:41 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Powerhouse speakers head to Antarctica for TEDxScottBase Tomorrow (Tuesday 10 January) leading artists, entertainers, scientists and business people are heading to the most remote place on earth – Antarctica – as part of a global event for the 60th ... More >>

Volunteers support heritage carpentry on ice

Friday, 9 December 2016, 4:56 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand has worked in collaboration with the New Zealand Antarctic Society for nearly a decade, enabling many great names in the Antarctic community to have their first experience on the Ice. More >>

World premiere of CONTINENT 7: ANTARCTICA

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 9:26 am | Antarctica New Zealand

The world premiere of National Geographic’s new docu-series CONTINENT 7: ANTARCTICA, which premiered in Christchurch, and at Scott Base in Antarctica this evening, has been met with both excitement and admiration. More >>

Discovering the untold in Antarctica

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 10:45 am | Antarctica New Zealand

New Zealand’s Antarctic Research Programme is officially underway for the 2016-17 season with the first of our science project teams beginning their work on ice this week. More >>

New Zealand’s 60th Antarctic research season is underway

Monday, 3 October 2016, 5:38 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Touch down! New Zealand’s 60th Antarctic research season is underway Following a weekend of Antarctic themed activities in Christchurch, the 2016/17 New Zealand Antarctic research season has kicked off with the departure of the first flight south ... More >>

Antarctic connection benefit Canterbury and NZ economies

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 2:30 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

A report released today estimates Antarctic-related activities bring $125 million to the Canterbury economy and $178 million to the New Zealand economy. More >>

Introducing Our New Website - A Hub of Antarctic Knowledge

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 4:59 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is committed to increasing public awareness of New Zealand’s science and environmental stewardship in Antarctica. More >>

NZ’s role in Antarctica – can you help us tell the story

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 1:16 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

For the past six-decades, the New Zealand Antarctic programme has taken media, artists and educators to Scott Base to help tell the story of New Zealand’s role in Antarctica. More >>

Spirits are high at Scott Base

Friday, 19 August 2016, 3:00 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

The first sunrise over Scott Base will be an applauded spectacle following four months of total darkness for Antarctica New Zealand’s winter-over team. More >>

Radical action for gender equality in Antarctic science

Friday, 12 August 2016, 9:38 am | Antarctica New Zealand

11 August 2016 Radical action for gender equality in Antarctic science An international team of scientists have organised a global ’Wikibomb’ to blow up the perception once and for all that Antarctic science is a boy’s club. Woman of the Antarctic ... More >>

ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE movie characters experience winter

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 3:45 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand and 20th Centry Fox NZ are collaborating to create a video series to help 5-12 year olds understand Antarctica and its relationship to climate change. This goes hand-in-hand with the New Zealand release of Ice Age: Collision ... More >>

Antarctica New Zealand takes top prize at NZ energy awards

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 11:18 am | Antarctica New Zealand

At the 2016 EECA Awards, Antarctica New Zealand has been recognised as a leader in environmental protection. These awards celebrate excellence and innovation in energy efficiency or renewable energy. More >>

Next generation of scientists supported through scholarships

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12:05 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

18 May 2016 Next generation of scientists supported through Antarctic scholarships One hundred years ago the Antarctic challenge was a race to reach the South Pole. Today the challenge is one of science and stewardship as the planet warms to levels ... More >>

Antarctic research is a top priority for New Zealand

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:28 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctic research is revealing critical knowledge gaps that require a high level of priority as the planet undergoes climate changes that have not been recorded in more than one million years. “The performance of the New Zealand economy, particularly ... More >>

Antarctic Society volunteers head to Scott Base

Friday, 11 December 2015, 3:21 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctic Society volunteers head to Scott Base Today, two extremely passionate members of the Antarctic Society boarded a United States Airforce LC-130 bound for Antarctica as volunteer support to Scott Base, home of New Zealand’s Antarctic operations ... More >>

 

 

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