Antarctica NZ staff quit stalled Scott Base rebuild

Antarctica NZ staff quit stalled Scott Base rebuild
The Scott Base redevelopment. (Image: Jasmax, Hugh Broughton Architechts, Antarctica NZ)
Oliver Lewis
The commercial manager charged with securing contracts to progress the $503 million Scott Base redevelopment project has resigned, along with at least three others working on the stalled project.In October, crown entity Antarctica New Zealand (ANZ) announced it hadn’t been able to reach a commercially acceptable agreement with Leighs Construction, the main contractor on the build, and it had set up a group to look at options for how to deliver the project within budget.The government approved $344m to redevelop Scott Base in 2021; ho...

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