Latest Updates

Scott Base front
25 June 2021

Procurement for Geomagnetic Huts

This procurement will contribute to the delivery of Antarctica New Zealand’s Long-Term Science (LTS) Relocation Project, which is a critical sub project of the Scott Base Redevelopment Project.The site to the west of Scott Base c… Read More

Midwinter dinner
25 June 2021

2021 Winter Updates

25 June 2021What a wonderful week of midwinter celebrations! We've reached the mid-point of our Winter. We celebrated with a lovely meal put together by our chef Tom, that celebrated ‘Tastes of Aotearoa’, and included Kapiti Isla… Read More

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