Scott Base Oct 2023 HDR

Antarctica New Zealand

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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

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MOA signing
4 May 2024

Germany and New Zealand team up for Antarctic science

Antarctic science has received a boost after New Zealand and Germany signed a new deal to foster more scientific cooperation on the ice. Antarctica New Zealand and Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute came together in Auckland on S… Read More

Scott Base
22 April 2024

Update: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board has requested additional detail on the Scott Base Redevelopment before making a decision on the way forward for the project. Last year, Antarctica New Zealand was not able to reach an agreement on… Read More

Craig Cary by Jane Ussher
11 March 2024

Renowned microbial biologist, Professor Craig Cary, leaves a legacy in extreme ecosystems

People around the world are mourning the loss of University of Waikato microbial biologist, Professor Craig Cary, who dedicated his life to research in some of the world’s toughest environments. Professor Cary passed away unexpec… Read More

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