Scott Base Oct 2023 HDR

Scott Base Redevelopment

Scott Base is Aotearoa New Zealand’s home on the ice. The facility is the strategic hub for scientists from New Zealand and across the globe to carry out some of the most important research in the world.

The redevelopment of Scott Base will see the aging infrastructure replaced with a safe, fit-for-purpose, and sustainable research facility that will support New Zealand’s presence in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica for the next 50 years.

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Scott Base Oct 2023 HDR
4 July 2024

New plan for Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand has a plan that resets the Scott Base Redevelopment project after undertaking an options analysis in late 2023 and an independent review in April this year. The plan is to build a new accommodation and livi… Read More

Scott Base 2324 season Credit Anthony Powell Antarctica New Zealand
12 June 2024

Update 5: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board of Directors convened on Monday, 10 June 2024 to consider the future direction of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. The Board Chair will advise the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rt Hon. Winston… Read More

Scott Base on 23 10 2023 b Photo Anthony Powell cropped
5 June 2024

Update 4: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board of Directors will meet this month to consider the future direction of the Scott Base Redevelopment project. In 2023, Antarctica New Zealand paused the redevelopment of Scott Base as the cost to d… Read More

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