Antarctica

Antarctica (file picture).

Antarctica's ice melt to be measured by new NASA satellite

It will precisely chart changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation.

Former Antarctica New Zealand chief executive Peter Beggs.

Antarctica NZ head resigns

The organisation didn't espond to questions from about why Peter Beggs departed.

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Greenpeace finds shocking evidence of plastic pollution in Antarctica

The findings come from a three-month expedition to the Southern Ocean.

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Canterbury University scientists are back home after a month on the ice.

Watch: Amazing new images of orcas emerge from Antarctica's 'Whale Highway'

Canterbury University scientists are back home after a month on the ice studying the aquatic mammals.

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1 NEWS’ Lisa Davies caught up with Madeline Graham as she rehearsed in Christchurch.

Top Royal NZ Ballet dancer performing in Antarctica to help raise awareness around climate change

Madeline Graham has headed to the ice, after a final rehearsal in Christchurch in the midst of the heatwave.

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The balloons will help track the volatile continents extreme conditions and develop better models for our own weather.

Antarctic scientists help Kiwi weather models by releasing hi-tech helium balloons linked to the internet

The balloons will help track the volatile continent's extreme conditions and develop better models for our own weather.

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The plane left Christchurch for Scott Base early Friday morning.

A full year on ice ahead, as first flight of Antarctic research season touches down

The plane left Christchurch for Scott Base early Friday morning.

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There's concern over the effect rising sea levels will have here and abroad.

Antarctic 'warming signal' could have big implications for global weather

Antarctica's climate will be on the agenda at a weather and ocean summit starting today.

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The polar researchers will become the first to wed on British Antarctic Territory at Rothera Station on Adelaide Island.

Talk about a white wedding? British couple to tie the knot in Antarctica

The polar researchers will become the first to wed at Rothera Station on Adelaide Island.

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The Director of the Antarctic Research Centre says the iceberg will cause problems for local wildlife.

Massive iceberg which broke off from Antarctica could 'cause problems for wildlife' - researcher

Andrew Mackintosh says the break off is a naturally occurring phenomenon.

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There's concern over the effect rising sea levels will have here and abroad.

Scientists in Antartica painting a bleak picture for low lying New Zealand coastal communities

"A lot of south Dunedin's in real trouble" if nothing is done say Antarctic scientists.

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The statue was rocked from its plinth during the 22 February, 2011, earthquake.

Repair work begins on quake-damaged Christchruch statue of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott

The statue commemorates Scott and the men who perished with him on the icy continent.

Antarctic moss is growing faster due to increasing temperatures on the continent, new research shows.

Climate change could one day make Antarctica a forest again, research suggests

A new study of moss growth shows the impact climate change is having on the continent.

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Hillary's Hut has been restored to it's original condition.

'I think it's extraordinary' – Hillary's Hut restored to original condition

Hillary's Hut has been restored to it's original condition.

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Stunning timelapse footage commemorates three months work on Hillary’s Hut completed on the 60th Birthday of NZ’s permanent presence on Antarctica.

Watch: Incredible timelapse footage captures the three months spent restoring Hillary's Hut

The restoration work is completed 60 years to the day since the NZ flag was raised for the first time at Scott Base.

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For some, working on the restoration project has been a dream come true.

Race against time to get Sir Edmund Hillary's hut fully restored for Scott Base's big birthday

For some, working on the restoration project has been a dream come true.

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The visitors recorded their online TEDx Scott Base talk, expressing their desire to educate the world on climate change.

Influential visitors share their passion for Antarctica in TED Talk

The visitors recorded their online TEDx Scott Base talk, expressing their desire to educate the world on climate change.

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Gin Wigmore joins an extensive guest list as part of the TEDx team visiting the icy continent.

Gin Wigmore on a mission to impart knowledge about climate change from life-changing trip to Antarctica

Gin Wigmore joins an extensive guest list as part of the TEDx team visiting the icy continent.

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Eight speakers are on the ice for TedX as part of the Scott Base 60th anniversary celebrations.

Antarctica puts on a very special show for an eclectic bunch set to mark a major milestone

Eight speakers are on the ice for TedX as part of the Scott Base 60th anniversary celebrations.

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The group will take part in survival training on the ice before the first-of-its-kind event on Sunday.

Ted talkers marvel at Antarctica's landscape on arrival from NZ

The eclectic group will spend a night sleeping on the ice tonight.

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The group set off from Christchurch this morning to take part in an event for the 60th anniversary of Scott Base.

What a guest list: Astronaut, musician, TV host and many other bright sparks head to Antarctica

The group set off from Christchurch this morning to take part in an event for the 60th anniversary of Scott Base.

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ONE News’ Lisa Davies found out about the upgrade, which will help support bigger climate change projects

Antarctica NZ to mark 60th anniversary by hosting first ever worldwide broadcast from Scott Base

In a world first, TEDxScottBase will celebrate NZ's six decade-strong relationship with Antarctica.

Gin on ice – songstress joins TEDx climate event on Scott Base

TEDxScottBase is about raising awareness about climate change and other profound issues across the world.

Kiwis be proud! Antarctic Ross Sea to become world's largest marine sanctuary thanks to NZ push

An global deal to protect the Ross Sea is reached after six years of wrangling.

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