There has been a significant increase in visitor interest in Antarctica.
David Kennedy has been appointed chief executive of RealNZ’s International Antarctic Centre.
Cruising in NZ waters has been well supported over summer but there are clouds on the horizon, say operators.
Activity between Ōtautahi Christchurch and Antarctica is already ramping up following the kick off of the summer season in early October.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Antarctica New Zealand have entered a new partnership which offers a Franz Josef glacier guide the chance of a secondment at Scott Base.
ChristchurchNZ has appointed the former NTT manager and DQ chief David Kennedy to lead The Antarctic Office.