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13 March 2019

Congratulations Professor James Renwick

Antarctica New Zealand congratulates Professor James Renwick who has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize. The Victoria University Professor is the Principal Investigator on one of the core An… Read More

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15 February 2019

In memory of Professor David Walton

Antarctica New Zealand’s thoughts are with the British Antarctic Survey this week as they mourn the loss of colleague, friend and renowned Antarctic science and policy expert Professor David Walton. David was an ecologist with BA… Read More

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22 April 2018

Antarctica: The First Dance

Featuring Madeleine Graham, star of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and music from London Grammar, Corey’s film highlights the fragility of Antarctica through creative dance. Read More

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20 March 2018

Staying South

New Zealand has a near-century old toehold in Antarctica. It will cost $150m to keep it. In the 1980s, when the ozone hole was the most important research effort underway in Antarctica, a new lab was tacked on to the west end of … Read More

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16 January 2018

Buffeted bt wind, history and amazing people

Chris Ansin recalls with exhilaration the moments he lay holding down the roof of an historic Antarctic hut – pummelled by bitterly cold gale-force winds. Read More

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15 January 2018

Buffeted by wind, history and amazing people

The final job in saving Sir Edmund Hillary’s hut in Antarctica has been completed, with the help of a violin maker-turned-engineer determined to do his bit for the planet. Suzanne McFadden reports. Chris Ansin recalls with exhila… Read More

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