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26 November 2020

November Update

Inaugural Antarctic Science Platform conference and National Modelling Hub openingThe Antarctic Science Platform was honoured to have Hon David Parker, Minister for the Environment, officially open the National Modelling Hub at V… Read More

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24 November 2020

Scott Base staff continue Antarctic scientific project with coaching from New Zealand-based experts

Antarctica New Zealand has been able to continue an important project without all the scientists on the ice - Holly Henry, Newshub Read More

F shanhun adelie
23 November 2020

Contaminants expected in very old Antarctic penguin poo

University of a Waikato soil scientist Tanya O'Neil is studying Adélie guano in search of foreign contaminants. Will Harvie, Stuff Read More

Sea ice installation
23 November 2020

Icy science, but without the scientists on ice

Despite a reduced season to due COVID-19 restrictions, Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to have successfully continued an important sea ice project.The Sea Ice Mass Balance Station, a special probe that measures the thickness,… Read More

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12 November 2020

Antarctic research receives huge support in this year’s Marsden funding round

Antarctica New Zealand would like to congratulate the Antarctic researchers who have been awarded financial support in this year’s Marsden Fund awards.The prestigious fund supports excellent New Zealand research, and successful a… Read More