TV3 reporter Hamish Clark is in Antarctica. He talked to Al and Lizzie about the work we are doing to conserve Scott's Discovery Hut, a project that will take two years to complete. Watch this story now.
Writer Finlay Macdonald and photographer Patrick Reynolds travelled to Antarctica over summer. They visited our conservation team working at Scott’s hut, Cape Evans and talked to the team about why it is important to conserve the explorers’ expedition bases. Read their Ice Houses article in the June edition of Home NZ magazine.
Shackleton’s whisky update:
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has returned 3 bottles of more than 100-year old whisky to the Antarctic Heritage Trust in Antarctica. He is pictured handing over the whisky
to Antarctic Heritage Trust Trustee Rob Fenwick.
Scott’s Last Expedition
, the museum exhibition, opened at Canterbury Museum, New Zealand on 23 November 2012. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Antarctic Heritage Trust, Canterbury Museum and Natural History Museum, London.
The Antarctic Heritage Trust is excited to be partnering with Google’s World Wonders Project to keep alive the inspiring stories of the historic explorers and to showcase the Trust’s conservation work at these iconic sites.
Smithsonian magazine relives Shackleton’s epic endurance expedition and profiles Jane Ussher’s stunning photographic work published in Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton.
Antarctic Sun editor Peter Rejcek interviews the Trust’s Programme Manager about the complexities involved in preserving the past, conserving the heroic era bases in the Ross Sea Region.
Read about the grandson of British polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott in Antarctica to mark the centenary of his grandfather and four team members reaching the South Pole 100 years ago on 17 January 1912.
Listen to Radio New Zealand's Summer Report marking the 100th anniversary of Robert Falcon Scott's trip to the South Pole.
Listen to Radio New Zealand's Summer Nights interview ahead of the centenary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaching the South Pole, his grandson has returned to Captain Scott's Terra Nova hut to work on its conservation.
Read the Trust’s statement on the support it will receive from Norway for the Cape Adare conservation project.
Read New Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s statement about the Norwegian Government’s decision to work with the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust on the Cape Adare conservation project.
Read about Captain Scott’s grandson, Falcon Scott, joining the conservation team at Cape Evans this season.
Read about Scott's Last Expedition, an international touring museum exhibition due to open at the Natural History Museum, London on 20 January 2012.
Read how Whyte & Mackay has successfullly recreated the century-old whisky buried under Sir Ernest Shackleton's base at Cape Royds, Antarctica.
Read BBC News Scotland's article about the whisky returning to Scotland for scientific analysis.
Read about our international partnership to tour Scott's Last Expedition, an expedition about Captain R F Scott's race to the South Pole.
Read National Geographic's online article about Captain Scott's base at Cape Evans.
Listen to David Attenborough speak about Captain Scott's base on BBC's Radio 4.
Read the call for support to save Captain Scott's base at Cape Evans. The Independent.
Read about the 100 year old butter recently found at Captain Scott's base at Cape Evans. Times Online.
Watch a newsclip about the butter find on New Zealand's TV One News.
See photos and hear Emily Stone speak about the whiskey crates found at Sir Ernest Shackleton's base at Cape Royds. PBS Newshour (USA).
Read the GlobalPost article about the century old whiskey found at Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition base at Cape Royds.
Read articles about the Scott Polar Research Institute's plans to publish extracts from Captain Scott's last diaries on a daily internet blog (also available via Twitter).