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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.
Hon Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources, hosted a celebration for Antarctica New Zealand upon receiving the world’s first Energy–Mark certification from Enviro-Mark Solutions on 29 June at the Beehive.
It turns out there are more latent thespians at Scott Base than previously suspected. Antarctica New Zealand's 11-member winter team have been sharing Ice Age adventures with Sid the Sloth and Buck the Weasel.
The Antarctic Peninsula, among the fastest warming places on Earth last century, has since cooled due to natural swings in the local climate, scientists say, adding that the respite from the thaw is likely to be brief.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilder, has beaten out its largest rival for the contract to build a $493 million ice-capable naval tanker for the New Zealand Defence Force which is part of an increased emphasis on the...
While sea ice in the Arctic has shrunk remarkably over the past few decades, sea ice around Antarctica has been dancing to the beat of a different drum.
Some of the oldest human relics from Antarctica are being conserved, including objects taken from the huts of the first party to spend winter on the ice.