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

Scott Base Redevelopment newsletter
16 June 2022

SBR Update | Green is the new base

The final tally is in. New Zealand has spoken and voted to keep Scott Base kākāriki / green! Read More

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16 June 2022

Colour of Antarctica's Scott Base rebuild to reflect history

New Zealand’s home on the ice, Scott Base, will remain kākāriki/green. The results of Antarctica New Zealand’s vote which asked the country to vote for one of three colour choices for the exterior paint job – kikorangi, karaka or… Read More

SB and pressure ridges by Antz Powell
16 June 2022

Keep it green: Scott Base to stay its signature colour

New Zealand's icy outpost at the bottom of the planet is to stay its signature green, following a nationwide vote on what colour a redeveloped Scott Base should be. 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