SCOTT CENTENARY AT SCOTT BASE
Scott Base recently celebrated the centenary of Captain Robert Scott reaching the South Pole with his grandson Falcon Scott. The full story can be found here.
SPACE PHYSICS IN ANTARCTICA
Dr Craig Rodger talks to Alison Balance on the use of very low frequency radio waves to measure solar energy, and detect global lightning from Arrival Heights near Scott Base. The full interview can be found here.
100 years ago today Robert Falcon Scott and his party arrived in the vicinity of the south geographic pole. His grandson Falcon Scott will attend a special dinner in his honour at Scott Base tonight. The full story can be found here.
ANTARCTIC YOUTH AMBASSADOR RETURNING FROM ICE
The 2011/12 Sir Peter Blake Trust Antarctic Youth Ambassador, John Evans will return from Antarctica soon. John has been interviewed on his experience of working with the Antarctic Heritage Trust. The full story can be found here.
SCOTT-AMUNDSEN CENTENARY RACE
The Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race to the South Pole is nearing its conclusion with team Scott hoping to reach pole tomorrow. The full story can be found here.
Antarctic Society volunteers Linda Kestle and Ross Shapley have just completed their month long stay at Scott Base doing painting and light maintenance work. If you are interested in volunteering to work at Scott Base for the 2012/13 season you can find more information here.
ANTARCTIC YOUTH AMBASSADOR ON RADIO NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL
2010 Antarctic Youth Ambassador Jamie Clarke has been interviewed on Radio New Zealand National’s Kiwi Summer programme with other leading Sir Peter Blake Trust future leaders. The full interview can be found here.
NEW ZEALAND SCIENTISTS LINKED TO SCOTT
Almost one hundred years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole, research he instigated is still being carried out. The full story can be found here.
ALICE MILLER ON RADIO NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL
Wellington writer, Alice Miller recently visited Scott base and recorded an audio diary for Radio New Zealand National, Summer Nights. The full story can be found here.
PAUL WOODGATE HONOURED
Antarctica New Zealand Logistics Team Leader, Paul Woodgate has been awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to transport. This is well-deserved recognition for over 30 years of work managing the logistics of going south with Antarctica New Zealand. The full story can be found here.