For this South Islander, Antarctica is positively buzzing with activity.
The NZ Space Challenge is offering $15,000 to help Antarctic research from space.
This Kiwi photographer has captured the seventh continent.
The 20 experienced drivers left on Friday to take about 3000 tonnes of supplies.
Tryggve Gran was a member of Robert Scott's ill-fated South Pole expedition.
The JOIDES Resolution will investigate how ice sheets and sea levels will react to climate change.
The journey hasn't all been smooth sailing.
Despite the cold, they're sticking to some Kiwi traditions in Antarctica.
Newshub camera operator Grant Findlay looks back on the year in pictures.
Donald Trump's officials are "factoring it into their agenda".
It's not easy to replace an historic roof in Antarctica.
Newshub cameraman Grant Findlay reflects on Antarctica and Scott's Hut.
The Paralympian joked at least he didn't have to worry about frostbite.
The Defence Minister has returned from a four-day visit to Antarctica to see New Zealand's interests and activities in the region.
Around 1.55 million square kilometres of the Ross Sea is now protected.
Jacinda Ardern says Govt will work with the families on the national memorial.
Two New Zealand Defence Force technicians are in Antarctica, joining a team to maintain four skibird aircraft that will make over 200 flights this season.
They want a memorial created in time for the 40th anniversary.