Antarctic Science Conference
24 June 2019

Spotlight on Antarctic science

Over the next three days, Antarctic researchers from across the country will come together in Christchurch for the biennial New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference. This year’s theme is Our Future in Focus and the conference run… Read More

Christina and Chris onboard
24 June 2019

Climate secrets buried deep beneath the Southern Ocean

A Kiwi couple are on board a ship filled with international experts hoping to extract climate insights from below the seabed in the Southern Ocean. University of Otago paleoceanographer, Christina Riesselman and husband Chris Mo… Read More

ASP PR photo
18 June 2019

Millions of dollars for Antarctic research

The Antarctic Science Platform is thrilled to announce $26 million will be awarded to long-term Antarctic research projects. The projects are led by well-known researchers from multiple universities and research organisations acr… Read More

Sarah Williamson Photo
12 April 2019

New Chief Executive for Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to announce that Sarah Williamson is the organisation’s new Chief Executive. Ms Williamson has considerable experience with Air New Zealand in a range of roles. With degrees in geography and p… Read More

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11 April 2019

Sun sets on another science season

From setting off explosions on remote glaciers, traversing over 1000 kilometres across the Ross Ice Shelf and close encounters with killer whales, this year’s Antarctic science season has been one to remember. The 2018/2019 Anta… Read More

Tagging toothfish 3
5 April 2019

Youthfull toothfish abound

They live more than 1000 metres below the surface in the coldest darkest parts of the Southern Ocean, but the elusive juvenile Antarctic toothfish hold some of the most important insights into the future of the Ross Sea populatio… Read More