Al Chapman photo
27 January 2023

NZDF: Decades of flying to the ice

For nearly 70 years the Royal New Zealand Air Force has been an important presence in the frozen continent of Antarctica. Read More

Jacinda and Jon
21 December 2022

SBR Update | December 2022

Another great year for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. The design of the new base has been completed after five years of intensive work and we're now in delivery mode! Read More

The Scott Base team removing the Sea Ice Mass Balance Station during COVID Photo by Jamie Mc Gaw
21 October 2022

Icy reception for Antarctic season opening

By Antarctica New Zealand chief executive Sarah Williamson There’s nothing quite like an Antarctic polar blast hitting Aotearoa to remind everyone season opening is upon us. As temperatures plummeted earlier this month bringing u… Read More

Plane 2
17 October 2022

SBR Update | October 2022

The 2022/23 Antarctic summer season is well and truly underway. As we welcome home the last of our winter crew, we say farewell to the first group of Scott Base Redevelopment personnel headed south. Read More

Erebus Chalice in the Transitional Cathedral
10 October 2022

Godspeed, with hope and urgency

The Erebus Chalice has begun its journey to Antarctica. After looking after it over winter, Christ Church Cathedral gave it to Tony German from the National Science Foundation, at a service in Christchurch on Sunday. The silver a… Read More

Days of Ice
28 September 2022

Come and celebrate Days of Ice with us!

Antarctica is coming to Ōtautahi Christchurch. Days of Ice kicks off in the city tomorrow to mark the start of the summer science season and to celebrate our city’s unique connection with the continent. There will be events and f… Read More