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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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Scott Base 2324 season Credit Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
12 June 2024

Update 5: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board of Directors convened on Monday, 10 June 2024 to consider the future direction of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. The Board Chair will advise the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rt Hon. Winston… Read More

Ceisha Poirot CEP acceptance speech
4 June 2024

New Zealand leading Antarctic Environmental Committee

New Zealand is leading the conversation in Antarctic environmental protection, with the appointment of Antarctica New Zealand’s GM Policy, Environment and Safety as the new Chair of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP… Read More

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

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