Secret Santa by Antz Powell
25 December 2021

Secret Santa at Antarctica's Scott Base

Staff celebrating a white Christmas at Antarctica's Scott Base have set themselves a seemingly daunting annual task - a DIY gift made on the ice. Read More

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2 November 2021

UC research into decarbonising Antarctic science

A UC research project evaluating the feasibility of hydrogen production in Antarctica could help to reduce carbon emissions in the future by replacing fossil fuels with a zero-carbon alternative. 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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14 October 2021

Stuff | Government green lights renewal of historic Antarctic research base

The Government has given the green light for a $344 million redevelopment of New Zealand’s historic “home on the ice”.The Scott Base research station, located on Ross Island near Mount Erebus in Antarctica, will be replaced by th… Read More

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8 October 2021

Antarctica NZ traverse team train for world's most extreme road trip

In the middle of a Christchurch industrial estate, eight climbers are gearing up to scale an Antarctic crevasse.As part of the summer traverse team for 2021, in two weeks time they will be flying to the Ross Sea to complete a 110… Read More

25 August 2021

'Unexpectedly moving' - Kiwis welcome first sunrise in Antarctica in 6 months

As New Zealand settles into lockdown, Kiwis in the most isolated place in the world are welcoming their relative freedom, watching the sun rise for the first time in six months. Read More