Nancy Bertler photo
7 November 2019

Marsden success for Antarctic science projects

Two Antarctic research projects have been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in the latest round of Marsden funding. The prestigious funding is administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand. One of the projects, led b… Read More

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24 October 2019

Contestable funding recipients announced

One hundred thousand dollars has been awarded to six new Antarctic science projects. The grants have been funded by the Antarctic Science Platform, and are for early career researchers and the interpretation of existing data. Si… Read More

Scott barry
25 September 2019

Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Antarctica New Zealand launch partnership

A new partnership between Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Antarctica New Zealand will see a glacier guide temporarily swap the ice of Kā Roimata-a-Hinehukatere (Franz Josef Glacier) for the chill of Antarctica. The summer secondment is bei… Read More

Artists impression proposed Scott Base Medium
23 September 2019

Could you build our base in Antarctica?

Antarctica New Zealand is looking for a construction partner for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. But this is a job interview with a difference: the selection process involves a trip to Antarctica. “This is no junket though… Read More

Tim Naish
18 September 2019

Welcome Tim Naish

The Antarctic Science Platform is delighted to announce a new addition to its leadership team, internationally renowned Antarctic scientist, Professor Tim Naish. The Victoria University of Wellington Professor will look after a … Read More

Dan Lowry
15 August 2019

Marvellous modelling

A new model, developed by a New Zealand PhD student, could help to more accurately predict how Antarctica’s ice sheets will respond to a warming world and impact global sea level rise. Dan Lowry, from Victoria University of Well… Read More