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

John Cottle headshot
16 December 2019

Our new rock-star Professor

He has carved an internationally renowned career focusing on earth sciences, and now Professor John Cottle, from the University of California Santa Barbara, is coming home. Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Pro… Read More

Erebus Koru, Dan Poulton
28 November 2019

Scott Base remembers

Today at 12.49pm scientists, former police officers and Antarctica New Zealand staff remembered the 257 people who lost their lives in the Erebus crash. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the tragedy a small ceremony was hel… Read More

Tim Naish
2 December 2019

Antarctica to London

“One of the biggest, most urgent questions is how Antarctica is responding to climate change, and what are its impacts on humanity”. Professor Tim Naish, from Victoria University of Wellington, isn’t one to shy away from the big … Read More

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