Events

Come to one of our events and get involved
28
Aug 2021
Free Event Wellington

Antarctic Discovery Day

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.

21
Jul 2021
Special Event Wellington

Mid-Winter Dinner Wellington

02
Jul 2021
Canterbury Special Event

Mid-Winter Dinner Christchurch

21
Jun 2021
Auckland Special Event

Mid-Winter Dinner Auckland

23
Mar 2021

Fresh off the Ice

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

30
Nov 2020
Free Event Talk Wellington

National Speaker Series 2020

Dr. Jenni Adams, an astrophysicist from the University of Canterbury, will talk about the South Pole observatory and her research with Ice Cube.

18
Nov 2020
Film Free Event Wellington

Polar Film Night

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!

21
Oct 2020
Book Launch Free Event Special Event Wellington

Book Launch for Max Quinn

Book Launch for Max Quinn

Listen to Max Quinn speak about his 50-year career as a polar filmmaker.

18
Oct 2020
Canterbury Free Event Tour

Godley Head Hut open day

Days of Ice – Open Day at Scott’s Cabin at Godley Head

Enjoy a short walk to visit a bit of Antarctic and Christchurch history in a dramatic setting.

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