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Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living © Provided by Bauer Media Pty LtdAnnabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living It was after a life-changing event that Annabel Langbein decided she wanted to make a difference. At age 26, after a catastrophic horse accident that left her badly injured, […]

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From Southland to the South Pole

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on From Southland to the South Pole

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: From Southland to the South Pole Antarctica New Zealand general manager for Antarctic operations Simon Trotter is in charge of the logistics of bringing up to 400 scientists and crew to Scott Base every summer. He says having grown up in Fiordland ignited a lifelong passion for […]

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Antarctic Air Day

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic Air Day

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic Air Day Step on board Antarctic aircraft before they head to the ice for the summer season. Meet the crews and check out a US Air Force C17, a RNZAF C130 Hercules, a historic Beaver and more. Learn about the people who work in Antarctica and […]

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Antarctic sea ice levels hit record low, but experts are not sure why

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic sea ice levels hit record low, but experts are not sure why

MIL OSI – Sea ice levels in Antarctica dropped to a record low this year, but experts say there is not a clear link to climate change. More than 60 meteorologists and scientists from around the world are holding a week-long meeting in Hobart, Tasmania, to better understand sea ice changes on the frozen continent. […]

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Science Update – September 2017

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Science Update – September 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Science Update – September 2017 ANTARCTICA NEW ZEALAND NEWS ARE YOU SUBMITTING AN NZARI TYPE A RESEARCH PROPOSAL? Please note that if your proposal involves an Antarctic field component you are required to submit a logistics support request to Antarctica New Zealand by 18 September 2017.  You are encouraged to contact  Fiona […]

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Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base Scott Base winter leader Simon Shelton takes advantage of the last sunshine for four months in Antarctica. Mt Erebus is in the background. With average temperatures sitting around the -20 degree Celsius mark in Antarctica, even the simplest […]

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Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare. Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin. The cake probably dates to the […]

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Life membership ‘quite a shock’

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Life membership ‘quite a shock’

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Life membership ‘quite a shock’ Proud achievement . . . Antarctic historian and author David Harrowfield has been made a life member of the New Zealand Antarctic Society. PHOTO: DANIEL BIRCHFIELD David Harrowfield has dedicated several decades of his life to the world’s southernmost continent, an effort […]

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The winners and losers of Antarctica’s great thaw

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on The winners and losers of Antarctica’s great thaw

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: The winners and losers of Antarctica’s great thaw When you think of Antarctica, you probably picture vast, continuous ice sheets and glaciers, with maybe a penguin or two thrown in. Yet most Antarctic plants and animals live in the permanently ice-free areas that cover about 1% of […]

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Antarctic Media

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic Media

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic Media We are very excited to announce the launch of David Harrowfield’s book ‘New Zealand and the Antarctic’ in commemoration of New Zealand’s 60 year presence in Antarctica; this book covers the decade to 2017, when several key decisions resulted in Antarctica being elevated in New […]

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Kiwi researchers discover ‘almost perfectly preserved’ 118-year-old painting in Antarctica

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Kiwi researchers discover ‘almost perfectly preserved’ 118-year-old painting in Antarctica

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Kiwi researchers discover ‘almost perfectly preserved’ 118-year-old painting in Antarctica The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust found the perfectly-preserved painting by Dr Edward Wilson in the hut at Cape Adare. An “almost perfectly preserved” 118-year-old painting has been discovered among penguin excrement, dust and mould-covered papers in […]

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Is the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet inevitable?

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Is the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet inevitable?

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Is the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet inevitable? Prof Christina Hulbe is geophysicist in the School of Surveying at the University of Otago in New Zealand, and Dr Christian Ohneiser is a paleoclimatologist in the Department of Geology at the same university. In the late […]

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Apprent-ICE

By   /  November 9, 2015  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Apprent-ICE

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Apprent-ICE Details Created: 09 November 2015 The Apprent-ICE is a scholarship partnership designed to enhance the awareness of the building industry about Antarctica and the interdependent relationships required to work in one of the harshest environments in the planet.  The chosen apprentice will undertake […]

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The Antarctic Apprent-ICE!

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Antarctic Apprent-ICE!

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Antarctic Apprent-ICE! Details Created: 24 October 2014 Antarctica New Zealand recognises the value of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean as a unique environment for scientific research. We are committed to the valuable contribution that Antarctic science can make to the international knowledge base […]

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Weddell seals exploring the deep, forever changing Antarctic marine science

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Weddell seals exploring the deep, forever changing Antarctic marine science

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Weddell seals exploring the deep, forever changing Antarctic marine science Details Created: 24 July 2014 It is in the waters that surround Antarctica that the global currents linking all of the World’s oceans are born. Understanding how, where, and when these currents are formed […]

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Leading Antarctic researcher wins global award

By   /  July 11, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Leading Antarctic researcher wins global award

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Leading Antarctic researcher wins global award Details Created: 10 July 2014 Professor Naish, who is also a Principal Scientist at GNS Science, has become the first New Zealand recipient of the Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica. This leading global […]

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LINZ formalises Antarctica New Zealand relationship

By   /  July 8, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on LINZ formalises Antarctica New Zealand relationship

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: LINZ formalises Antarctica New Zealand relationship Details Created: 08 July 2014   “LINZ and Antarctica NZ have had a long association, and have worked together in Antarctica for more than 60 years,” LINZ Chief Executive Peter Mersi said. “As our relationship has continued to […]

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Freak waves prove to be ultimate icebreaker

By   /  May 29, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Freak waves prove to be ultimate icebreaker

Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Freak waves prove to be ultimate icebreaker Details Created: 29 May 2014  Link to Stuff video.  Scientists from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) found that waves bigger than 3 metres break ice much further away from the sea-ice edge than previously thought. Niwa […]

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Growth in penguin numbers cold comfort

By   /  May 24, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Growth in penguin numbers cold comfort

Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Growth in penguin numbers cold comfort Details Created: 24 May 2014  Link to Stuff video.  Penguin numbers in Antarctica are plummeting, but in the western Ross Sea – part of New Zealand’s territory – there are more adelie penguins than at any time in the past 30 […]

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West Antarctic ice melting at alarming rates

By   /  May 16, 2014  /  24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Foreign Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on West Antarctic ice melting at alarming rates

Source: Antarctica New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: West Antarctic ice melting at alarming rates Details Created: 16 May 2014  Link to HuffPost Live video.  Huffington Post reporter Josh Zepps hosts a panel of Antarctic from experts to discuss how climate change is affecting Antarctica and what is means to the rest of the world. […]

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