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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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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

Dan Poulton SB Aerial photo Feb 2019
23 February 2024

Update: Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand could not reach agreement on commercial terms with Leighs Construction for the Scott Base Redevelopment, so is undertaking an options analysis to progress the project within the available budget. These opti… Read More

Scott Base Crew 23 24 Med Res 2
20 February 2024

Come, make a difference - in Antarctica!

Antarctica New Zealand is looking for adventurous individuals to join the prestigious team supporting Antarctic research at Scott Base and beyond for the upcoming 2024/25 season. With a legacy dating back to 1957, Scott Base serv… Read More

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