Our communications team helps raise awareness and understanding about Antarctica New Zealand’s activities and the important science we support. We are passionate about inspiring people to connect with Antarctica through knowledge and collaboration and sharing stories from the Ice.

Media Enquiries
If you are a media organisation or a journalist seeking more information or assistance with a story please contact Georgia or Megan.

Georgia Nelson
Communications Advisor

+64 21 530 769
+64 3 357 8846

Megan Nicholl
General Manager Communications

+64 27 2205 989
+64 3 358 0213

Featured Press Releases

Sarah Williamson Photo
12 April 2019

New Chief Executive for Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to announce that Sarah Williamson is the organisation’s new Chief Executive. Ms Williamson has considerable experience with Air New Zealand in a range of roles. With degrees in geography and p… Read More

29 March 2019

Māori Carvers head to Antarctica copy

Two Māori carvers head to Antarctica next week to complete and install a traditional carving at Scott Base, New Zealand’s headquarters on the ice. The work to be unveiled is one of the first examples of traditional Māori carving … Read More

Miles and Antonio in Antarctica
17 January 2019

Antarctic stars in their eyes

Antarctic starfish are taking centre stage in revealing their resilience to climate change. The initial results of a study looking at how Antarctic starfish adapt to climate change show they would continue to thrive and reproduce… Read More

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