23 October 2020

Welcome to our Antarctic whanau Dr Dan

Nau mai, haere mai, tautī mai ki Te Tiri O Te Moana.The Antarctic Science Platform is pleased welcome Dr Daniel Hikuroa to the team.Dan, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, has been appointed to the Platform’s Steeri… Read More

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29 September 2020

Supercomputers and super cool science

The Antarctic Science Platform is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI).NeSI helps researchers tackle large or highly complex problems by designing, build… Read More

Joey running at Scott Base
29 September 2020

From the coldest place to the toughest race

As if spending 13 months in Antarctica, wintering over at Scott Base and braving temperatures as low as -47 degrees wasn’t challenging enough, Joey Blatch has just signed up for one of the hardest endurance races on the planet.Jo… Read More

2020 Scholarship students
20 August 2020

Supporting our rising stars

From research into Antarctica’s Adélie penguins, to studying an ice stream more than 1000 kilometres from Scott Base, Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce the four recipients of this year’s scholarships. They are Matthe… Read More

Ice Mountains
12 August 2020

New Board members for Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is pleased to welcome two new Board members. Independent Director, Jenn Bestwick and Environmental Manager, Neil Gilbert have joined the organisation. The appointments were announced in today’s New Zealand… Read More

Current Scott Base
6 August 2020

Ice-olation for Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is gearing up for a much reduced season on the ice this year and a very different deployment to normal! Before they head to one of the remotest places on the planet, all personnel flying south with the New… Read More