Scott Base 50th
New Zealand Antarctic Society Projects
Over the years the society has undertaken or contributed to a wide range of projects to ensure that New Zealand's Antarctic endeavours are not forgotten with time.
These include the:
Byrd Memorial on Mt Victoria, Wellington
placing of a headstone on Harry McNeish's grave in the Karori cemetery and
subsequent renovation of the headstone and the placing of a statue of Harry McNeish's cat 'Mrs Chippy' on the grave;
bulding of touring dispalys covering the early years of Scott Base and the Transantarctic Expedition;
most recently the collection of oral archives of New Zealander's involved in the first years of Scott Base.
creation of an electronic archive of all issues of our publication
, from 1956 to 2010.