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 Deborah.

Deborah Diaz
Senior Communications Advisor

+64 3 357 8846

+64 27 213 5848

Featured Press Releases

K892 B 2021 EM Bird 3 Anthony Powell
20 December 2021

The Bird that measures Antarctic ice

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…It’s a laser-shooting electromagnetic ice device!This Antarctic research season, Kiwi scientists are using new technology to measure sea ice in McMurdo Sound and help add to our understanding of its impo… Read More

Scott Base from above by Antz Powell
17 December 2021

New priorities approved for Antarctic and Southern Ocean research

Aotearoa New Zealand’s plan for research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean over the next decade has been approved by Cabinet, following public consultation.The Antarctic Research Directions and Priorities 2021-2030 reaffirms A… Read More

SWAIS 2 C proposed drill sites Credit GNS Science
9 November 2021

Drilling into Antarctica’s past to see our future

Antarctic researchers are preparing to drill into the ocean floor below the Ross Ice Shelf to discover if cutting greenhouse gas emissions avoids catastrophic melt of the icy continent.The Antarctic research project will investig… Read More

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