Paddy Rietveld at Cape Royds
9 July 2024

Antarctic chef on the challenges of cooking on ice

Keeping a heater in the fridge to keep the temperature up is just one of the realities for a chef in the extreme conditions of Antarctica. Paddy Rietveld who has that job is responsible for food preparation for our workforce at S… Read More

Scott Base Oct 2023 HDR
4 July 2024

New plan for Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand has a plan that resets the Scott Base Redevelopment project after undertaking an options analysis in late 2023 and an independent review in April this year. The plan is to build a new accommodation and livi… Read More

Antarctica New Zealands traverse ready to depart for Kamb Ice Stream to set up camp for the SWAIS2 C drilling project Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
30 June 2024

Hot off the ice: Read the Science Achievements Report

From the Southern Ocean to the slopes of Mt Erebus, the Siple Coast and the northern reaches of Northern Victoria Land, the 2023-24 season saw a broad range of science on the ice. Antarctica New Zealand has released its annual S… Read More

Science Update 1
30 June 2024

Science Update - June 2024

The Science Achievements Report is out, a successful medevac and all the latest from the Antarctic Science Platform. Read More

NZDF medevac June 2024 NZDF MR from website
27 June 2024

RNZAF carries out rare Antarctica mid-winter medical evacuation flight

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C-130H Hercules crew has today carried out a rare medical evacuation of a patient from Antarctica, taking advantage of a narrowing gap in the weather to fly the challenging night-time mission. Read More

Scott Base 2324 season Credit Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
12 June 2024

Update 5: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board of Directors convened on Monday, 10 June 2024 to consider the future direction of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. The Board Chair will advise the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rt Hon. Winston… Read More