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 Megan.

Megan Nicholl
General Manager Communications

+64 27 2205 989
+64 3 358 0213

Featured Press Releases

Scholarship students
5 July 2021

Microscopic marine algae, frozen ice tongues and superstar scholarship students

Two important components of the Antarctic ocean system form the basis of this year’s Antarctica New Zealand scholarship projects.Today we are delighted to announce the recipients of the Sir Robin Irvine Doctoral Scholarships.They… Read More

27 May 2021

Take a look inside our new base

Antarctica New Zealand is excited to share what the inside of our new base will look like.A video of the interiors, released publicly yesterday – and viewed first by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern alongside our staff - takes you o… Read More

CGI for release
20 May 2021

Successful budget for Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled the Government has committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand’s home in Antarctica, Scott Base.The announcement has just been made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, as pa… Read More

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