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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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10 October 2023

Update: Scott Base Redevelopment

Antarctica New Zealand has not been able, at this stage, to reach an agreement on commercial terms with Leighs Construction Limited for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. Antarctica New Zealand will now consider a range of opt… Read More

2023 Scott Base Midwinter Dinner Team Photos
29 June 2023

SBR Update | June 2023

Mid-winter is a special time in Antarctica - it signals the half way point of the long winter months and that we are one step closer to the first sunrise. Read More

Last sunset
6 June 2023

Feeling sad or SAD? Lessons from Antarctica on how to get through winter

It’s 9am in Antarctica and Greg Kukutai has taken his laptop outside into absolute darkness. In -45C conditions, the winter leader of Scott Base pans the camera about to show, well, not much. The lights of the base are blazing bu… Read More

Starlink install at Scott Base Credit Ed Anscombe
29 April 2023

Connecting with Scott Base now easier after Starlink installed

Connecting with Antarctica is now easier than ever with Starlink bringing a whole new world of communication. Read More

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