Rory project
8 April 2020

"Positive mindset, optimisim and a bottomless pit of patience and tolerance"

Rory O'Connor talks to the project about life at Scott Base during the Covid-19 pandemic and how they handle 13 months of isolation on ice. Read More

Rory O Connor
7 April 2020

Jigsaws and curiosity: An insight into coping in coronavirus lockdown from the most isolated place on earth

When the South Pole is a closer neighbour than the head office in Christchurch, you know you are in a remote and isolated place. Read More

Scott Base-Nav
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

018 A9982
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

Current Scott Base
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