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

SWAIS 2 C proposed drill sites Credit GNS Science
9 November 2021

Drilling into Antarctica’s past to see our future

Antarctic researchers are preparing to drill into the ocean floor below the Ross Ice Shelf to discover if cutting greenhouse gas emissions avoids catastrophic melt of the icy continent.The Antarctic research project will investig… Read More

Prime Port Timaru
5 November 2021

It’s all about that Base

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that the new Scott Base will be constructed at PrimePort Timaru.The decision to work with PrimePort was made after careful deliberation – not least because it has an accessible and a… Read More

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2 November 2021

Searching for answers: Supercooled crystals and fast ice

New Zealand and Korean scientists have teamed up for a two-week field campaign to search for crucial information about what is happening below the surface on the Antarctic coast, and what this may mean for our wildlife, oceans an… Read More

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