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

Featured Press Releases

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4 February 2020

Is this the world’s coldest job interview?

Five construction companies, shortlisted to build the new Scott Base, are heading to Antarctica. But this is no polar jolly, the aim of the trip is to give them first-hand experience of Scott Base and the challenges of the Antarc… Read More

Drilling at Siple Coast
3 February 2020

Drilling for icy answers

This summer, nearly one thousand kilometres from Scott Base across the world’s largest ice shelf, a team of Kiwi researchers plunged to new depths. The team used hot water to drill 600 metres though the Ross Ice Shelf, at an are… Read More

Opportunities
30 January 2020

Sea ice modelling fellowship

Project Four is looking for an early career climate modeller to join the multidisciplinary sea ice research team at the University of Otago. This is an exciting opportunity for an early career climate modeller to join one of the… Read More

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