Antarctica New Zealands traverse ready to depart for Kamb Ice Stream to set up camp for the SWAIS2 C drilling project Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
30 June 2024

Hot off the ice: Read the Science Achievements Report

From the Southern Ocean to the slopes of Mt Erebus, the Siple Coast and the northern reaches of Northern Victoria Land, the 2023-24 season saw a broad range of science on the ice. Antarctica New Zealand has released its annual S… Read More

NZDF medevac June 2024 NZDF MR from website
27 June 2024

RNZAF carries out rare Antarctica mid-winter medical evacuation flight

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C-130H Hercules crew has today carried out a rare medical evacuation of a patient from Antarctica, taking advantage of a narrowing gap in the weather to fly the challenging night-time mission. Read More

Craig Cary by Jane Ussher
5 March 2024

Remembering Professor Craig Cary

We lost a very special Antarctican last week. Antarctica New Zealand was deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Professor Craig Cary, whose adventurous research stretched from deep-seafloor geothermal vents to the craters … Read More

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9 February 2024

Scott Base Redevelopment Project Director

Scott Base Redevelopment Project Director and General Manager for Engineering, Jon Ager, has decided to return home to the United Kingdom for family reasons, but not before he has helped to identify a way forward for the Scott Ba… Read More

Atmospheric weather testing. Photo: Dan Smale
30 October 2023

Studying the chemistry of the atmosphere

New Zealand scientists have been measuring atmospheric chemistry at Arrival Heights in Antarctica for four decades. They have been instrumental contributors to international assessments on ozone depletion and climate change. New … Read More

Pressure ridges by Blake Mc Davitt
27 September 2023

Winter sea ice MIA, scientists convene emergency summit

As Antarctic sea ice extent dips towards a record winter low, Antarctica New Zealand's field support staff are monitoring and assessing fast ice conditions at Ross Island. Antarctica’s sea ice is in dramatic decline, tracking wel… Read More