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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.
With average temperatures sitting around the -20 degree Celsius mark in Antarctica, even the simplest of tasks can become a bone-chilling challenge.
Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.
Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin.
Guy Frederick talks about his upcoming 'Postcards to Antarctica' exhibition at Canterbury Museum.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably picture vast, continuous ice sheets and glaciers, with maybe a penguin or two thrown in.
Too little data is being gathered in the Antarctic about potentially catastrophic effects of climate change, but New Zealand is taking a leading role in the work that is being done, a leading researcher says