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29 May 2020

Polar Journal | Facelifting for New Zealand’s Antarctic station

Since Sir Edmund Hillary set up his hut on Ross Island in 1957, New Zealand’s Antarctic station Scott Base has grown steadily. Several times rebuilt and expanded, today there are 12 buildings on the small Pram Point on the island… Read More

28 May 2020

Webinar: Redeveloping Scott Base for the future

A live YouTube webinar presentation by the Scott Base Redevelopment Team hosted by the New Zealand Antarctic Society. Speakers: - Simon Shelton, Scott Base Redevelopment Senior Project Manager, Antarctica New Zealand- Hugh Brough… Read More

Sarah airriess
15 April 2020

Ex-Dinsney animator brings Antarctic story to life

After working on Frozen and Big Hero 6, Sarah Airriess left Hollywood to create a graphic novel adaptation on The Worst Journey in the World Read More

Rory project
8 April 2020

"Positive mindset, optimisim and a bottomless pit of patience and tolerance"

Rory O'Connor talks to the project about life at Scott Base during the Covid-19 pandemic and how they handle 13 months of isolation on ice. Read More

Rory O Connor
7 April 2020

Jigsaws and curiosity: An insight into coping in coronavirus lockdown from the most isolated place on earth

When the South Pole is a closer neighbour than the head office in Christchurch, you know you are in a remote and isolated place. Read More