Joey running at Scott Base
29 September 2020

From the coldest place to the toughest race

As if spending 13 months in Antarctica, wintering over at Scott Base and braving temperatures as low as -47 degrees wasn’t challenging enough, Joey Blatch has just signed up for one of the hardest endurance races on the planet.Jo… Read More

Aerial Far Out GREEN SM
28 September 2020

Stuff | Antarctica NZ planning for sea level rise – and fall – at Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand should expect the sea level at Scott Base will rise as much as 1.64 metres over the next 100 years, according to a newly released report.A more optimistic projection in the report put sea level rise at 1.15… Read More

20200905 Base Photo Large
22 September 2020

Days of Ice - Celebrate with us!

Antarctica New Zealand is excited to be working with Gateway city partners to celebrate the beginning of the 2020/21 Antarctic summer season. Festivities, dubbed Days of Ice will be held all around Christchurch, between 8-18th of… Read More

Close up
25 August 2020

Antarctica through fresh eyes - a tauira film competition

The Royal Society Te Apārangi are running an exciting film competition for the tauira of Aotearoa! Can you put together a 3 - minute video illustrating Antarctica from a new perspective? Find out more here!Photo: Bella Zeldis Read More

2020 Scholarship students
20 August 2020

Supporting our rising stars

From research into Antarctica’s Adélie penguins, to studying an ice stream more than 1000 kilometres from Scott Base, Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce the four recipients of this year’s scholarships. They are Matthe… Read More