Events

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01
Dec 2018
Canterbury Free Event Special Event

International Antarctic Day Godley Head

Join us at Godley Head to celebrate International Antarctic Day, recognising the Antarctic Treaty, and visit a little known Canterbury Antarctic connection.

29
Nov 2018
Free Event Talk Wellington

Antarctic Science Platform Presentation: Vision for the…

Nancy Bertler will present on the new MBIE-funded initiative, the Antarctic Science Platform, which is designed to help understand Antarctica’s impact on the global earth system, and how this might change in a future world.

This talk will be live streamed for all those who cannot make it in person!

27
Nov 2018
Auckland Free Event Talk

Wintering Over at the South Pole –…

What is it like to spend one year at the South Pole? No aircraft for nine months, no Sun for six!

27
Nov 2018

Frozen History

Hear Dr Ursula Rack, Polar Historian, and Adjunct Fellow of Gateway Antarctica, present on Frozen History.

25
Nov 2018
Canterbury Special Event Tour

Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins

Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins

with Guides Dr. Bryan Storey and Suky Thompson and penguin researcher Dr. Chris Challies assisted by members of the White-Flippered Penguin Trust.

15
Nov 2018

Sir Holmes Miller Memorial Lecture 2018

Please join us for the 32nd annual Sir Holmes Miller Memorial Lecture by Peter Otway. Peter Otway will talk about surveying in Antarctica in the 1960s, and using dogs and sleds for transport.

The lecture commemorates Sir Holmes’ pioneering surveys by dog sled for Hillary’s route to the Pole.

14
Nov 2018

Antarctic Oceans – both a destroyer and…

If you are in Auckland on November 14, please join us and the Auckland Antarctic Science MeetUp Group for a presentation by Craig on the influence of the oceans on Antarctic ice.

03
Nov 2018
Canterbury Special Event

Celebrate Ōtamahua Hut – Quail Island

Visit Quail Island, Lyttleton Harbour’s treasure with Ian McLennan and other members from the Quail Island Ecological Trust.

14
Oct 2018
Canterbury Free Event Talk Tour

Lyttelton Antarctic Heritage Walk

Explore our Antarctic Port with Antarctic Society members.

Sunday October 14, 2018 – 1.00pm

 

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