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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 >>

Antarctica New Zealand welcomes new Board members

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:16 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand welcomes Dr Helen Anderson, Sharon Hunter and Rob Morrison to their Board of Directors today. More >>

Antarctica calls for outreach proposals to demystify science

Monday, 30 November 2015, 1:54 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is seeking applications from enthused media, artists, teachers and writers who are eager to tell the story behind New Zealand's research into climate change in Antarctica. More >>

Top Kiwi building Apprent-ICE needed to join Scott Base team

Monday, 9 November 2015, 3:19 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Today, Antarctica New Zealand started the search for a building Apprent-ICE to support New Zealand's southern-most construction project at Scott Base in Antarctica. More >>

Scott Base give a massive shout-out to the mighty All Blacks

Friday, 30 October 2015, 2:56 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Scott Base give a massive shout-out to the mighty All Blacks The Rugby World Cup final is taking place more than 17,000km away but the All Blacks have strong support from one of the most southern locations on the planet – Scott Base, Antarctica. ... More >>

Top Antarctic scientist wins inaugral accolade

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 3:46 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Top Antarctic scientist wins inaugural For Women in Science accolade Antarctica New Zealand congratulates University of Otago researcher and Antarctic expeditioner Christina Riesselman, upon receiving the inaugural $25,000 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women ... More >>

Conference highlights a bright future for Antarctic research

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:30 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Conference highlights a bright future for Antarctic research This week, more than 120 delegates will join New Zealand’s largest Antarctic science conference in Christchurch. The diverse programme of events spreads across three days and includes 40 power-presentations ... More >>

Three year Partnership signed with National Geographic

Monday, 29 June 2015, 3:47 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

National Geographic, the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute (NZARI) and Antarctica New Zealand announced today a cross-platform partnership to support Antarctic science. More >>

New targets for managing Antarctica's wildlife

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 1:23 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Earlier this month key scientists, policy makers and conservation managers from around the world met in Monaco to discuss an Antarctica Strategic Plan for Biodiversity. Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are home to a rich and unique biodiversity. They ... More >>

Antarctica New Zealand launches global outreach platform

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 3:16 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand launches global outreach platform Antarctica New Zealand has launched a digital platform which makes thousands of images and videos of our proud Antarctic history available to the public. Originally designed as a photo archive, ... More >>

Antarctic Portal links scientists and decision-makers

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:27 am | Antarctica New Zealand

A major new initiative to bridge the gap between scientists and decision makers has been launched during the annual Antarctic Treaty Consultative meeting, ATCM XXXVIII - CEP XVIII, in Bulgaria. The Antarctic Environments Portal (www.environments.aq) ... More >>

40,000 historical images of NZ’s Antarctic history preserved

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:48 pm | Antarctica New Zealand

Today Antarctica New Zealand delivered its physical pictorial collection, totaling more than 40,000 images, to Archives New Zealand. Spanning more than sixty years, this extensive pictorial collection will be housed at Archives New Zealand’s Wellington ... More >>

At Scott Base this Anzac Day, we will remember

Friday, 24 April 2015, 10:51 am | Antarctica New Zealand

Nineteen New Zealand men and women will be observing centenary commemorations at New Zealand’s Scott Base, the southern-most commonwealth outpost in the world. More >>

Plan Launched to Conserve Hillary’s Antarctic Hut

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 8:49 am | Antarctica New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key has launched the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s Conservation Plan for Hillary’s Hut, in front of more than 125 Antarcticans at Parliament. Hillary’s Hut, ‘Hut A’, forms part of New Zealand’s first scientific ... More >>

   

 

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