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Our communications team helps raise awareness and understanding about Antarctica New Zealand’s activities and the important science we support. We are passionate about inspiring people to connect with Antarctica through knowledge and collaboration and sharing stories from the ice.

Media Enquiries
If you are a media organisation or a journalist seeking more information or assistance with a story please contact Deborah.

Deborah Diaz
Senior Communications Advisor

+64 3 357 8846

+64 27 213 5848

Featured Press Releases

Atmospheric weather testing. Photo: Dan Smale
30 October 2023

Studying the chemistry of the atmosphere

New Zealand scientists have been measuring atmospheric chemistry at Arrival Heights in Antarctica for four decades. They have been instrumental contributors to international assessments on ozone depletion and climate change. New … Read More

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10 October 2023

Update: Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand has not been able, at this stage, to reach an agreement on commercial terms with Leighs Construction Limited for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. Antarctica New Zealand will now consider a range of opt… Read More

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1 October 2023

Come and celebrate Awesome Antarctica!

Antarctica is coming to Ōtautahi Christchurch, with the ‘Awesome Antarctica’ Days of Ice festival running from 2 to 8 October. Tūranga library will be the vortex of action during the week-long storm of events and festivities abou… Read More

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