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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30 June 2020

Congratulations to the Melting Ice and Rising Seas team

Antarctica New Zealand and the Antarctic Science Platform extends a huge congratulations to the Melting Ice and Rising Seas team who have won the Prime Minister’s Science prize. The team is led by the Antarctic Research Centre, a… Read More

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8 July 2020

Scott Base Winter Updates

Scott Base Update #808/07/2020 Last week started with the promise of bad weather, and certainly did not disappoint. Monday came with warming temperatures, warm enough that a few of our team managed to get up to the wind turbines … Read More

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15 June 2020

NZ company to rebuild our home in Antarctica

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to announce Leighs Construction Limited has been selected as the preferred main contractor for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. Leighs, a New Zealand owned and operated construction compan… Read More

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