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The final job in saving Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut in Antarctica has been completed, with the help of a violin maker-turned-engineer determined to do his bit for the planet. Suzanne McFadden reports.
Having two seals pups born immediately in front of Scott Base in Antarctica is "really unusual", a professor of marine biology says.
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.
To acknowledge the role that women like Thelma play in making Antarctic scientific advancements, the New Zealand Antarctic Programme has named three science laboratories at the newly refurbished Hillary Field Centre in Antarctica after pioneering female scientists.
A dramatic drop in the amount of sea ice around Antarctica has scientists wondering if the continent has hit a tipping point.