Events supported

Between 50 and 70 events visit Antarctica each season

Antarctica New Zealand supports between 50 and 70 events to travel to Antarctica each season between October to late February. An Event is a group (1 or more people) who are working together with the same set of objectives. Events fall into the following categories:

  • science
  • winter staff
  • summer staff
  • Antarctica New Zealand staff
  • environmental monitoring & compliance
  • Invited visitors
  • Invited artists and writers
  • Education
  • Invited media
  • Operational support and contractor visitors
  • Antarctic Heritage Trust

The following downloads contain a list of events with details of the aims and objectives of each event group.