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11 January 2020

Satellite fault at Scott Base

*Update* This has issue has now been resolved. Phone and email access at Scott Base has been restoredA fibre fault in Auckland is affecting public phone and email access at Scott Base. The Scott Base Communications Satellite lin… Read More

John Cottle headshot
16 December 2019

Our new rock-star Professor

He has carved an internationally renowned career focusing on earth sciences, and now Professor John Cottle, from the University of California Santa Barbara, is coming home. Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Pro… Read More

Ross island website
5 December 2019

Tsunami report for Scott Base

An earthquake originating in Mexico could be the most likely cause of a tsunami that would impact New Zealand’s presence in Antarctica, a study shows. Antarctica New Zealand commissioned a tsunami hazard study to inform the plan… Read More

Tim Naish
2 December 2019

Antarctica to London

“One of the biggest, most urgent questions is how Antarctica is responding to climate change, and what are its impacts on humanity”. Professor Tim Naish, from Victoria University of Wellington, isn’t one to shy away from the big … Read More

Erebus Koru, Dan Poulton
28 November 2019

Scott Base remembers

Today at 12.49pm scientists, former police officers and Antarctica New Zealand staff remembered the 257 people who lost their lives in the Erebus crash. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the tragedy a small ceremony was hel… Read More

Scientists studying in Dry Valleys
21 November 2019

Ten million dollar plan

It’s the driest, coldest, windiest, place on Earth ... yet millions of critters still flourish in Antarctica. And now, thanks to 10 million dollars of multi-year funding, we’re going to know more about them and how they’ll adapt … Read More

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