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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11 January 2020

Satellite fault at Scott Base

*Update* This has issue has now been resolved. Phone and email access at Scott Base has been restoredA fibre fault in Auckland is affecting public phone and email access at Scott Base. The Scott Base Communications Satellite lin… Read More

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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

Ross island website
5 December 2019

Tsunami report for Scott Base

An earthquake originating in Mexico could be the most likely cause of a tsunami that would impact New Zealand’s presence in Antarctica, a study shows. Antarctica New Zealand commissioned a tsunami hazard study to inform the plan… Read More

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