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Warren Maxwell in Antarctica
16 June 2021

Cold Antarctica and what this might mean for NZ’s ski season

This winter Antarctica is freezing, no surprises there– but it’s colder than usual. As midwinter approaches on Monday, Antarctica is two degrees away from recording its coldest temperature ever!Our Chief Scientific Advisor Profes… Read More

27 May 2021

Take a look inside our new base

Antarctica New Zealand is excited to share what the inside of our new base will look like.A video of the interiors, released publicly yesterday – and viewed first by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern alongside our staff - takes you o… Read More

CGI for release
20 May 2021

Successful budget for Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled the Government has committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand’s home in Antarctica, Scott Base.The announcement has just been made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, as pa… Read More

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3 May 2021

Learning to survive in Antarctica’s great outdoors

Learning how to live and work safely in the coldest, driest, windiest place on earth isn’t a skill set your average Kiwi has. However, everyone who travels to Scott Base needs to learn exactly that - to keep themselves, others an… Read More