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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
D.Diaz@antarcticanz.govt.nz

+64 3 357 8846

+64 27 213 5848



Featured Press Releases

Turkish Delight delight skies above Scott Base
15 July 2022

Tonga volcano “afterglow” causes dazzling skies in Antarctica

Antarctica is experiencing stunning skyscapes like those recently seen in New Zealand, thanks to the afterglow effect from the Tongan volcano. Scientists working in Antarctica have captured breath-taking photos of the skies above… Read More

Scholarships 2022 group shots
1 July 2022

Scholarships 2022: Making a difference to microplastics, penguins and carbon cycles

From microplastics and contamination in penguin colonies in Antarctica, to the role of sea creatures’ skeletons in the Southern Ocean carbon cycle, Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce the three recipients of this year’… Read More

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15 June 2022

Keeping Antarctica kākāriki: A green Scott Base wins New Zealanders' hearts

The final tally is in. New Zealand has spoken and voted to keep Scott Base kākāriki/green! The iconic colour, which has graced the Ross Island research station since 1965, finished with 4514 votes from the 10,830 Kiwis and honora… Read More

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