Our Partners

Funding Partners:


Aotearoa Foundation

The Aotearoa Foundation is a private foundation established by Julian H. Robertson Jr.  The Foundation seeks to make high-impact grants within New Zealand focussed on three principal areas:  education, the environment and medical research. 

Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand provides the operational and logistical support for NZARI and NZARI funded science in Antarctica.

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is proud to be partnering with NZARI and Antarctica New Zealand to support scientific discovery.  The partnership is a key component of Air New Zealand's sustainability strategy, sitting alongside a range of operational initiatives aimed at reducing their footprint and conservation projects that contribute to New Zealand's biodiversity.


Research Partners


GNS Science - Geological Sciences

NIWA - Water and Atmospheric Research

Otago University - Polar Environments Research Theme (PERT)

University of Canterbury - Gateway Antarctica

Victoria University Wellington - Antarctic Research Centre

Waikato University - International Centre for Terrestrial Antarctic Research


If you would like more information on any of our partners or how to join them, please contact us.