You can contact LEARNZ, part of CORE Education, at:
PO Box 13 678,
Logistics Coordinator for Antarctica New Zealand.
I kit out all personnel heading south to Antarctica. I make sure they have all their ECW (Extreme Cold Weather Clothing) and that they understand the clothing and layering.
Before I started working for AntNZ I had a mixed background of Outdoor Education and guiding, working for DOC and a little bit of ski patrolling.
Meeting all the cool people before they head to the ice.
I will be kitting out a science team that are heading out onto the Ross Ice Shelf for a month.
This time of the year we usually have three flights a week heading south. These flights carry passengers and science cargo. We have just come through some massive delays, where we couldn’t fly south for 8 days because of the weather on the ice. We still made it work, a few people got bumped and had to change their schedules to suit. “Hurry up and wait” is a very common saying in Antarctic logistics.
Outdoor Education, plus various work related qualifications.
Skiing, Flux (my dog)! Going on big tramps and cheese!