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

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24 March 2020

Antarctica New Zealand Update

Antarctica New Zealand is closely monitoring the unfolding situation. Our priority is the wellbeing and safety of our staff, and keeping Antarctica COVID-19 free. Our senior leadership team is meeting regularly via video conferen… Read More

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23 March 2020

Update from the ice

Ryan Bridge spoke with Rory O'Connor stationed at Scott Base in Antarctica being the last place on earth to be completely free from any Covid-19 virus.Listen here Read More

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17 March 2020

Antarctica New Zealand COVID-19 response

Antarctica New Zealand has initiated a number of measures as part of our response to COVID-19. Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our staff and keeping Antarctica COVID-19 free. The Antarctica New Zealand Christchurch of… Read More

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