Antarctic Yarns Series


Relaxed and personal stories giving insight into daily life and all the curly and quirky Antarctic topics.

These events will provide an insight into the human experiences of Antarctica. Find out what you've always wanted to know.

Speakers range from Antarctic mountaineers and fresh faced Antarctic scientists, to Scott Base staff and Ice Pilots who have all visited the ice. 

See below for information about each individual Antarctic Yarn.

Christchurch Airport presents Ice Pilots: Tales from the Sky

GNS Science presents Winter Antics: Life in the Dark

Fri 03 Oct - 3:45pm
Cool Chicks

Lincoln University presents Cool Chicks: Adventures from Women in Antarctica

Sat 04 Oct - 3:45pm
Danger! Science!

University of Canterbury presents Danger! Science!: Yarns from Mountaineers Supporting Scientists

Old School Antarctic Explorers: Tales of Exploration and Daring Adventure

Fri 10 Oct - 3:45pm
Fresh Faced Antarcticans

University of Canterbury presents Fresh Faced Antarcticans: Celebrating Young Antarctic Scientists

Sat 11 Oct - 4:45pm
Scott Base Antics

Antarctica New Zealand presents Scott Base Antics: Real Life at New Zealand's Antarctic Base

Sun 12 Oct - 3:45pm
Antarctic Craftsmen

Antarctic Craftsmen: From Film to Gnomes to Photography