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Icy delay to Antarctica

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 11:39 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica is dealing her icy hand, delivering a series of storms that have caused the longest delay in decades for the start of the season. More >>

The warmest farewell for the coldest travellers

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:24 am | Antarctica New Zealand

New Zealand’s home at the bottom of the world is about to rev into action again with the beginning of the Antarctic science season. Forty Antarctica New Zealand staff, who will run Scott Base over the Austral summer, have spent the last month ... More >>

Want to tell NZ about Antarctic science ... from Antarctica?

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:21 am | Antarctica New Zealand

If you’re an educator, journalist, artist or influencer and want to tell New Zealanders about Antarctic science and why it’s important … read on! More >>

Wherever the wind - and climate drivers - carry her!

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:54 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Florence Isaacs’ icebergs are all lining up and her only concern is that she’s peaking too early. More >>

Antarctica by degrees

Monday, 9 July 2018, 1:04 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Scott Base Carpenter, Killian Russell, has been doing more than maintain New Zealand’s research base in Antarctica for the last six months, he’s also been studying for his bachelor in Business Studies. More >>

International Antarctic role for Otago Professor

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 10:18 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to announce that Professor Gary Wilson has been elected Vice President of SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research). More >>

International VC for Antarctica NZ CE

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 3:12 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Beggs, has been elected Vice Chair for the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes (COMNAP). More >>

Seeking innovative solutions for Antarctica navigation

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:31 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand’s job is to get scientists where they need to be to conduct world-leading research from safe, remote platforms in challenging environments. More >>

Rare Footage of Whales Captured in Antarctica

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 9:17 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Dr Regina Eisert, marine mammal expert at the University of Canterbury, still can’t believe the underwater footage her team captured on a recent Antarctic expedition to study killer whales. More >>

X-raying Antarctica

Monday, 12 March 2018, 11:28 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is looking to space for help back on Earth! The Kiwi can-do attitude has teamed up with German space technology to successfully cross the world’s largest ice shelf. More >>

New Zealand’s coolest redevelopment

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:30 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Scott Base is about to go under the microscope as a group of specialist designers takes up the call for the redevelopment of New Zealand’s home in Antarctica. More >>

Let’s turk about Cape Adare

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 8:36 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Some good old-fashioned kiwi ingenuity is in hot demand for the coldest place on earth. More >>

New Zealanders out to uncover icy secrets

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:45 am | Antarctica New Zealand

A University of Otago-led research team is about to embark on an epic Antarctic research expedition as part of efforts to better understand how the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) will respond to global warming. More >>

Pioneering women honoured in Antarctica

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 8:59 am | Antarctica New Zealand

“They thought I was a feminist, but I wasn’t a feminist at all … I just liked wearing trousers!” That seems like a sensible option for Thelma Rodgers who, in 1979, was the first New Zealand woman to spend an entire winter in Antarctica – ... More >>

Warm welcome for icy traveller

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:03 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Warm welcome for icy traveller Christchurch skies will roar on Thursday as the Globemaster C17 buzzes the city to help mark the Antarctic Season Opening. This weekend marks the beginning of Antarctic-related festivities, and the C17 will stop off to celebrate ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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