Media Release: Christchurch NZ- Enhancing our Gateway status
In the 1960s, the US Defence Force banned all women from travelling to Antarctica. The ban now long forgotten, Antarctica New Zealand will now honour three female scientists from NZ for their pioneering work on the continent.
Here is the scenario: A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) jet has been forced down or crashed on icy Antarctica. The crew survived and could assume help was coming. Until then, how will they stay alive?
A massive iceberg snapping off an Antarctic ice shelf has piqued the interest of those across both New Zealand and the world.