The Antarctic Discovery Day is a FREE family-friendly initiative of the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Antarctic Society. This year, we have partnered with Bishop Viard School in Porirua to host a day of Antarctic-themed activities and displays, open to the public with no cost for entry.
The New Zealand Antarctic Society – Wellington Branch invites you to
Fresh off the Ice
The annual event of science reports from the past season.
When: 6pm, Tue 23 March, 2021
Where: Government Building Lecture Theatre 1
55 Lambton Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6011
Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Dr. Jenni Adams, an astrophysicist from the University of Canterbury, will talk about the South Pole observatory and her research with Ice Cube.
Polar Film Night – excerpts from the NYC Explorers Club Polar Film Festival AND the recent video competition for our children run by the Royal Society of New Zealand ‘Antarctica through fresh eyes’.
The Royal Society will be reaching out to local contestants in the competition to join us, so come along and inspire the next generation!
Book Launch for Max Quinn
Listen to Max Quinn speak about his 50-year career as a polar filmmaker.