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

Successful budget for Scott Base

We're thrilled the Government has committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand's home in Antarctica, Scott Base. This funding continues Aotearoa's long legacy on the continent and strengthens our ability to support world leading research in one of the most remote places in the world! More here

Featured Press Releases

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1 May 2021

2021 Winter Updates

28 May 2021During May we have been busy with our Winter Works projects, including replacing some garage doors, and getting equipment ready for next season’s science events. The days are getting darker with only a little bit of tw… Read More

CGI for release
20 May 2021

Successful budget for Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled the Government has committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand’s home in Antarctica, Scott Base.The announcement has just been made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, as pa… Read More

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16 April 2021

Paul Woodgate, 40 years of “moving stuff”

If you want to get anything to Scott Base, Paul “Woody” Woodgate’s your man. Lorde, Sir Edmund Hillary, Princess Anne, Prime Ministers, bulldozers, helicopters, ice cores, avocados, buildings and toilet paper. No matter how big, … Read More

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