Scott Base Redevelopment

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

Successful budget for Scott Base

We're thrilled the Government has committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand's home in Antarctica, Scott Base. This funding continues Aotearoa's long legacy on the continent and strengthens our ability to support world leading research in one of the most remote places in the world! More here

Latest News

SBR concept
14 October 2021

Green light to rebuild Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand is delighted that Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, has given the green light to begin the redevelopment of Scott Base.Minister Mahuta has approved the Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation… Read More

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

PM VISIT SEND 21
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

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