Antarctica New Zealand

Supporting world leading science and environmental protection

Antarctica New Zealand is the government agency responsible for carrying out New Zealand's activities in Antarctica, supporting world leading science and environmental protection. Our vision is: Antarctica and the Southern Ocean - valued, protected, understood

Featured Press Releases

Scott Base preferred design
28 June 2019

First look at our coolest redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to share what a new Scott Base could look like. As part of Budget 2019 the Government has committed $18.5 million for the next phase of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. This funding, whi… Read More

ASP PR photo
18 June 2019

Millions of dollars for Antarctic research

The Antarctic Science Platform is thrilled to announce $26 million will be awarded to long-term Antarctic research projects. The projects are led by well-known researchers from multiple universities and research organisations acr… Read More

Opportunities
7 June 2019

Applications open for four three-year research fellowships

A warmer world, even one consistent with a Paris-Agreement target of 2ºC by 2100, will no doubt look very different from the one we experience today. Higher atmospheric and oceanic temperatures will be accompanied by higher sea l… Read More

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