NZ IceFest in the Spotlight

NEWS: NZ IceFest is complete for 2014, but check out the media highlights from this successful festival.


NZ IceFest is now complete for 2014. For two weeks from the 26th Septebmer to the 12th October 2014, NZ IceFest bought bustle and life to the Central City of Christchurch at the bespoke NZ IceFest Hub in Cathdral Square.

Celebrating all things Antarctic we had a full festival programme ranging with events ranging from Science Speaker Series and Exhibitions, to Family Holiday Activities including an open Air Day showcasing the planes that fly to Antarctica, Sled Dog racing, and live video links direct the the people at New Zealand's Scott Base, and much more! You can view the full programme here

The city of Christchurch got behind us for a fantastic festival!  Below are a few links to some of the great media coverage that was generated during the festival.


Radio New Zealand: Highlights from the Speaker Series


Radio New Zealand: Antarctic Time Travel Article


Stuff: NZ IceFest Beer Review


3News: Opening Day News Report


The Big Idea: Art Exhibition Review


Stuff: Cape Hallet Exhibition Article 


TVNZ: USAP Air Day News Report


3News: VIP Antarctic Day News Report


For more coverage of the festival you can also view out the NZ IceFest Image Gallery and NZ IceFest Video Gallery on our website which give a great insight to all the activities that made up NZ IceFest during 2014.