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10 February 2021

Iceperts arrive in Christchurch

In a normal season, New Zealand’s Antarctic scientists would either be at Scott Base or just returning from Antarctica. Instead they are gathering in Christchurch for the Antarctic Science Conference and the Snow and Ice Research… Read More

5 February 2021

Ride in Scott Base style

It is 17 years old and has 40,560 kilometres on the clock, but those are 40 thousand kilometres like no other vehicle in the world. Antarctica New Zealand is selling a 2004 Toyota Landcruiser Troop Carrier.The truck has spent the… Read More

Ian Hawes
3 February 2021

What the future could hold for Antarctica’s unique ecosystems

Kiwi researchers are among twenty-five world-leading Antarctic biologists who have come together to produce a comprehensive “state-of-the-nation” style article on Antarctica’s ecosystems. From microscopic bacteria, to penguins an… Read More

EM Bird flying
12 January 2021

Bird's Icy View

A Kiwi research team has, for the first time ever, used a fixed wing aircraft to measure the thickness of a huge area of sea ice in Antarctica.This is a major milestone for understanding sea ice processes in a region of Antarctic… Read More

10 December 2020

Lorde on Going South

“I have dreamt about Antarctica every week for months. Every few nights there are Emperor penguins in my garden or there is like some expansive gets you on a sort of subconscious level… it’s just the coolest thing that … Read More

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7 December 2020

Antarctic scientists support climate emergency

Antarctic scientists say the Prime Minister’s declaration of a climate emergency in New Zealand is an important signal to industry and communities, to consider climate change consequences in all their decision-making efforts. Eve… Read More