It is with much excitement that we can now announce the rest of the team that will be heading to the Antarctic Peninsula next month on our 2019 Inspiring Explorers' Expedition with Olympic kayaker Mike Dawson!Read more
In 2018 Antarctic Heritage Trust took four young explorers 560km across the Greenland ice cap, in an epic expedition honouring Fridtjof Nansen’s first crossing 130 years ago. In Nansen’s Footsteps documents this journey and is the Trust’s third Inspiring Explorers’ film.
Read the full story here.
Antarctic Heritage Trust has returned a carefully reconstructed beer barrel to the Antarctic hut that was home to Sir Ernest Shackleton’s historic ‘Nimrod’ expedition in 1908.
The barrel of beer was originally donated to Shackleton by New Zealand brewer Speight’s in 1907.
Read more here
Watch video here
As part of a new partnership with Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate, Antarctic Heritage Trust is taking two Year 13 students kayaking in Antarctica with a kiwi Olympian.
Mele Fetu’u and Lana Kiddie-Vai will be on the Trust’s fourth Inspiring Explorers’ expedition in early 2019.
The team will travel to the Antarctic Peninsula from South America aboard a One Ocean Expeditions vessel as part of a scheduled expedition.
It’s not every day you get to work in sub-zero temperatures with historic buildings and artefacts. See our cold-climate conservation and carpentry teams in action.View the gallery