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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

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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

Scott Base
22 April 2024

Update 3: Scott Base Redevelopment

The Antarctica New Zealand Board has requested additional detail on the Scott Base Redevelopment before making a decision on the way forward for the project. Last year, Antarctica New Zealand was not able to reach an agreement on… Read More

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23 February 2024

Update 2: Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand could not reach agreement on commercial terms with Leighs Construction for the Scott Base Redevelopment, so is undertaking an options analysis to progress the project within the available budget. These opti… Read More

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22 February 2024

Appointments to Antarctica New Zealand Board

The Beehive - Foreign Minister Winston Peters has appointed Leon Grice and Heather Simpson to serve on the Antarctica New Zealand board. Read More

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9 February 2024

Scott Base Redevelopment Project Director

Scott Base Redevelopment Project Director and General Manager for Engineering, Jon Ager, has decided to return home to the United Kingdom for family reasons, but not before he has helped to identify a way forward for the Scott Ba… Read More

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