Aotearoa docked at Lyttelton
4 February 2022

NZ Navy's new replenishment vessel sails on maiden voyage to Antarctica

This won’t just be Aotearoa’s first trip to Antarctica. It’s the first time in more than 50 years that a Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) ship will be conducting an Antarctic resupply of McMurdo Station and Scott Base. Read More

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20 January 2022

SBR Update | January 2022

We welcome our new Project Director and celebrate 65 years of Scott Base Read More

SBR concept
19 January 2022

The new face rebuilding Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand has a new Project Director steering the redevelopment of New Zealand’s home on the ice. Jon Ager has been brought on to lead the delivery of the Scott Base Redevelopment project and manage Antarctica New Ze… Read More

K652 Supercooled water 9
17 January 2022

The hippest supercool science on Earth

A team of Antarctic scientists is breaking new ground – or ice at least – in scientific research. They’ve designed a cutting-edge device to measure supercooled ocean water under sea ice. The Kiwi-led project, funded by the Marsd… Read More

Associate Professor Sergio Morales
11 January 2022

Microbe communities discovered under Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf

A University of Otago-led study has found evidence of a diverse community of microbes that thrive in the cold, dark, low-energy environment beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf, hundreds of kilometres from the open ocean. The stu… Read More