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14 March 2023

Not the worst journey at all

He was headed for the destination of a 1911 Antarctic expedition dubbed the “worst journey in the world”, but Scott Base chef Thomas Robinson’s trip to Cape Crozier turned out to be a highlight of his 13 months in the snowy south… Read More

David Harrowfield NZ Geographic
13 March 2023

The ice man

Antarctic historian David Harrowfield has spent a lifetime collecting—objects, friendships and memories. Read More

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10 March 2023

Receiving messages from the deep

The seal, nicknamed Walter, has never breathed air warmer than zero degrees. It’s clear he likes it. Antarctic oceanographer Natalie Robinson blogs for the European Geosciences Union. Read More

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3 March 2023

Stuff | New Scott Base research station set to sail for Antarctica in 2027

The date has been set and the ship booked for the new Scott Base research station’s completion and 3720-kilometre journey to Antarctica. Read More

Big Lift Shipping MC Class Vessel new base
3 March 2023

Antarctic voyage to echo history

The countdown is on! The specialist ship that will deliver the new Scott Base research station to Antarctica has been booked for January 2027 – exactly 70 years after the original base opened in 1957. Antarctica New Zealand and L… Read More

Recruitment Jamie
1 March 2023

Join us at Scott Base. We're hiring!

Now’s the chance to join the stellar team that supports Antarctic research at Scott Base and in the field for the 2023/24 season. We are seeking a team of about 40 – from engineers and mechanics, to cleaners and chefs – to keep N… Read More