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.

Latest News

SBR concept
19 January 2022

The new face rebuilding Scott Base

Antarctica New Zealand has a new Project Director steering the redevelopment of New Zealand’s home on the ice. Jon Ager has been brought on to lead the delivery of the Scott Base Redevelopment project and manage Antarctica New Ze… Read More

20200714 Turbine Panorama Custom
22 December 2021

We're hiring! Wind Farm Upgrade positions

It’s an exciting time to be joining Antarctica New Zealand – we’ve received Government funding to redevelop Scott Base, which will see the existing base, built in the 1980s and made up of 12 buildings, replaced by three large int… Read More

Prime Port Timaru
5 November 2021

It’s all about that Base

Antarctica New Zealand is thrilled to announce that the new Scott Base will be constructed at PrimePort Timaru.The decision to work with PrimePort was made after careful deliberation – not least because it has an accessible and a… Read More

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