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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

2022 Science on Ice Stamps
2 November 2022

Scientists stamp their mark on sea ice

Antarctic sea ice science might happen in a different post code, but the findings will help tell the story of Aotearoa’s future. And from today, Kiwis can grab a collectable that shows it. NZ Post has released this year’s Ross D… Read More

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26 October 2022

The Prime Minister has landed

5:50pm Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has landed in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. The C17 landed at 5:09pm. After disembarking, the Prime Minister will travel by Hagglund to Scott Base. 12:02pm Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has flow… Read More

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25 October 2022

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's flight boomerangs

The C130 Hercules carrying Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to Antarctica has turned around due to poor weather at McMurdo Sound. Safety is our number one focus when flying to the coldest, windiest, remotest place on Earth so this … Read More

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