Scott Base staff in front of Mt Discovery Photo by Anthony Powell

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 Oct 2023 HDR
4 July 2024

New plan for Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand has a plan that resets the Scott Base Redevelopment project after undertaking an options analysis in late 2023 and an independent review in April this year. The plan is to build a new accommodation and livi… Read More

Antarctica New Zealands traverse ready to depart for Kamb Ice Stream to set up camp for the SWAIS2 C drilling project Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
30 June 2024

Hot off the ice: Read the Science Achievements Report

From the Southern Ocean to the slopes of Mt Erebus, the Siple Coast and the northern reaches of Northern Victoria Land, the 2023-24 season saw a broad range of science on the ice. Antarctica New Zealand has released its annual S… Read More

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

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