Far from Frozen: Special exhibition on climate change at Space Place

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Far from Frozen looks at Antarctica and the impact of climate change on us and our planet.

The Deep South Challenge is proud to be sponsoring this special pop up exhibition at Space Place, with The Cool Science Show every weekday during the school holidays, and documentary films in special screenings on 9 and 16 July.

Deep South scientists will be hosting the exhibition at various times throughout the holidays, and are also involved in two big panel discussions about climate change: 

Sunday 23rd July: "Unpacking the science of climate change and why Antarctica matters"

Chair: Veronika Meduna


  • Mike Williams, Deep South Challenge Director
  • Associate Professor Nick Golledge, Victoria University (computer models of Antarctic climate change)
  • Professor Tim Naish, Victoria University (past climate through geology and the IPCC)
  • Erick Brenstrum, MetService (extreme weather)


Sunday 30th July: "How we can adapt to climate change"

Chair: Tamsin Falconer, Claire Bretherton


  • Huhana Smith​ (Deep South Challenge researcher)
  • Adam Groenewegen, Zealandia
  • Lisa McLaren, Generation Zero
  • Moana Mackey, Wellington City Council

WHEN: 8 July – 6 August
WHERE: Space Place at Carter Observatory
PRICE: Included in general admission

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Sat, 07/08/2017 - 00:00
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Programme type: Earth Systems Modelling and Prediction Engagement Impacts and Implications Processes and Observations Vision Mātauranga