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5 July 2019

Icebergs on ice

A much anticipated delivery of fresh fruit and vegetables has arrived at Scott Base in Antarctica. The fresh supplies are a rare treat for the 12 hardy Kiwis wintering over at our home on the ice. A US Airforce C17 Globemaster ar… Read More

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3 July 2019

Dramatic loss in Antarctic sea ice concerns NASA

NASA scientists are concerned about a dramatic fall in the extent of sea ice around Antarctica. The frozen area circling the continent has plunged from a record high to a record low in just three years. (Newshub) Read More

Scott Base preferred design
28 June 2019

First look at our coolest redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to share what a new Scott Base could look like. As part of Budget 2019 the Government has committed $18.5 million for the next phase of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. This funding, whi… Read More

25 June 2019

The long, dark and very cold night: Antarctica in photographs

For six months of the year Antarctica doesn't see the sun. However, the sights are amazing — as shown in these photographs from Jonny Harrison who is spending his winter at Scott Base. Read More

Antarctic Science Conference
24 June 2019

Spotlight on Antarctic science

Over the next three days, Antarctic researchers from across the country will come together in Christchurch for the biennial New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference. This year’s theme is Our Future in Focus and the conference run… Read More