Antarctica NZ considers alternatives to 'red status' Scott Base rebuild

Antarctica NZ considers alternatives to 'red status' Scott Base rebuild
Scott Base in Antarctica. (Image: NZME)
Oliver Lewis
Instead of building a new Antarctic base in New Zealand and shipping it to the frozen continent, the organisation charged with leading the troubled build recently considered a fallback plan to do a phased build on-site.A BusinessDesk investigation into the stalled $503 million Scott Base redevelopment has found a host of issues, including turnover of key staff, a commercial disagreement with a high-profile architecture firm, project delays and cost overruns, and apparent workplace culture problems at the delivery agency, Antarctica NZ (ANZ), in...

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