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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 >>

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 >>



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