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Days of Ice

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24 Aug 2020 to 2 Oct 2020

Kia hiwa rā tauira students in years 1 to 13! We want to see you put together a 3 minute video illustrating Antarctica from a new perspective. Show us why the frozen continent is special to you.

26 Sep 2020 to 18 Oct 2020

Search the Museum for penguins painted on stones and you could win a fantastic prize.

8 Oct 2020

Come along and listen to our passionate and inspiring panellists share their exciting research ice-capades, experiences and perceptions of Antarctica.

8 Oct 2020 to 1 Nov 2020

See stunning images of the southernmost continent.

10 Oct 2020

Want to learn more about Antarctica through fun, thrilling activities? Join our inspiring Antarctic researchers at Explore Antarctica Family Day.

10 Oct 2020

Join the Christchurch Tram for a unique tram tour to learn about Christchurch’s links to Antarctica.

11 Oct 2020

We have an Antarctic secret. Tucked away in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens is a building with ties to a magnificent history of adventure, exploration and heroism.

12 Oct 2020

Help us celebrate the winners of the Days of Ice: Antarctica through fresh eyes tauira film competition.

12 Oct 2020

Join Antarctic historian Ursula Rack for a talk about the darker side of Antarctic history, think less adventure and heroic sacrifice, more tales of clashing explorers, mutiny and collapsed winter stations.

13 Oct 2020

If you've ever wanted to visit Antarctica, but haven't (yet) found a way to get there, this is the next best thing.