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24 March 2020

Antarctica New Zealand Update

Antarctica New Zealand is closely monitoring the unfolding situation. Our priority is the wellbeing and safety of our staff, and keeping Antarctica COVID-19 free. Our senior leadership team is meeting regularly via video conferen… Read More

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23 March 2020

Update from the ice

Ryan Bridge spoke with Rory O'Connor stationed at Scott Base in Antarctica being the last place on earth to be completely free from any Covid-19 virus.Listen here Read More

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17 March 2020

Antarctica New Zealand COVID-19 response

Antarctica New Zealand has initiated a number of measures as part of our response to COVID-19. Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our staff and keeping Antarctica COVID-19 free. The Antarctica New Zealand Christchurch of… Read More

Sir Rob Fenwick
11 March 2020

Remembering an Antarctic legend

Antarctica New Zealand’s thoughts are with Sir Rob Fenwick’s family and friends today. The experienced businessman and environmental champion was Chair of Antarctica New Zealand’s board for nine years, between 2008 and 2017. Nort… Read More

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4 February 2020

Is this the world’s coldest job interview?

Five construction companies, shortlisted to build the new Scott Base, are heading to Antarctica. But this is no polar jolly, the aim of the trip is to give them first-hand experience of Scott Base and the challenges of the Antarc… Read More

Drilling at Siple Coast
3 February 2020

Drilling for icy answers

This summer, nearly one thousand kilometres from Scott Base across the world’s largest ice shelf, a team of Kiwi researchers plunged to new depths. The team used hot water to drill 600 metres though the Ross Ice Shelf, at an are… Read More

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