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Minecraft
18 August 2022

Creating a new Scott Base, one Minecraft block at a time

Excitement is building in Timaru as construction work is set to begin on the $344 million Scott Base Redevelopment Rebuild. And that proved the foundation for a virtual initiative for hundreds of local students to create the base… Read More

Geomagnetic Huts In Place Antarctica New Zealand Matthew Jordan
15 August 2022

Better connected thanks to Antarctica

Not many Kiwis know that we connect to Antarctica every time we open a map on our phones – thanks to data collected by the Scott Base Geomagnetic Observatory! As well as supplying data for smartphone orientation, geomagnetic meas… Read More

Current Scott Base
11 August 2022

Build in Digital | Scott Base redevelopment: Offsite construction at the edge of the world

One of the world's most ambitious offsite construction projects is underway in Antarctica. Siôn Geschwindt explores the nuts and bolts of the Scott Base Redevelopment Read More

SBR
4 August 2022

Scott Base Redevelopment on track with detailed design phase almost complete

The final design of the $344m Scott Base redevelopment is on track to be completed by the end of the year, the project’s director says. Read More

Scientists collecting platelet ice samples from under the sea ice which is a habitat for marine organisms Photo Brett Grant
27 July 2022

Ōtautahi Christchurch - Our gateway to Antarctic science

Five. That's how many cities hold Antarctic gateway status in the world, and Ōtautahi Christchurch is one of them. Read More

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