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

We need you!

People are key to Antarctica New Zealand’s success. This includes permanent staff; fixed term and contract staff; seconded staff from the New Zealand Defence Force and our many strategic partners in Government, the science community and other National Antarctic Programmes.

We're looking for exceptional staff to look after Scott Base for the 2021/22 season! Applications close soon, so get in quick

Featured Press Releases

10 December 2020

Lorde on Going South

“I have dreamt about Antarctica every week for months. Every few nights there are Emperor penguins in my garden or there is like some expansive gets you on a sort of subconscious level… it’s just the coolest thing that … Read More

Climate change photo
7 December 2020

Antarctic scientists support climate emergency

Antarctic scientists say the Prime Minister’s declaration of a climate emergency in New Zealand is an important signal to industry and communities, to consider climate change consequences in all their decision-making efforts. Eve… Read More

NZASC 2020
4 December 2020

2021 Antarctic Science Conference

Registrations now open!Registrations for the joint New Zealand Antarctic Science and NZ Snow and Ice Research Group Conference are now open. Visit the conference website to access the registration portal, and to get up to speed w… Read More

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