Scott Base on 23 10 2023 b Photo Anthony Powell cropped
5 June 2024

Project Update: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board of Directors will meet this month to consider the future direction of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. In 2023, Antarctica New Zealand paused the redevelopment of Scott Base as the cost to d… Read More

Ceisha Poirot CEP acceptance speech
4 June 2024

New Zealand leading Antarctic Environmental Committee

New Zealand is leading the conversation in Antarctic environmental protection, with the appointment of Antarctica New Zealand’s GM Policy, Environment and Safety as the new Chair of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP… Read More

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31 May 2024

Science Update - May 2024

Read all about New Zealand's international collaborations in the name of science and environmental protection, early career researchers, and why Antarctic science has made its way to the Beehive. It's all in the May Science Updat… Read More

SWAIS coreworkshop 3 Sally Knox
21 May 2024

SWAIS2C core workshop offers first glimpse of sediment from below Ross Ice Shelf

GNS Science - Sediment cores retrieved from Antarctica’s Siple Coast last summer were carefully opened and examined at a recent workshop at the Otago Repository for Core Analysis (ORCA), an important step in the hunt for clues ab… Read More

MOA signing
4 May 2024

Germany and New Zealand team up for Antarctic science

Antarctic science has received a boost after New Zealand and Germany signed a new deal to foster more scientific cooperation on the ice. Antarctica New Zealand and Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute came together in Auckland on S… Read More

30 April 2024

The dynamics of the atmosphere

Since 1982, a long-term research study from the University of Canterbury has been examining the dynamics in the atmosphere above Antarctica, producing one of the longest records for Antarctica's atmospheric winds and wind speed. … Read More