Antarctica key contacts

Our work in Antarctica involves staff from across NIWA's science groups. 

If you can't find who you are looking for check out key contacts in each of our National Science Centres. 

View a list of our National Science Centres 

Media

If you have any queries regarding media releases, media appearances and other media related events, contact:

Susan Pepperell

Senior Media Advisor 
Phone +64-4-386-0473
Mobile +64-27-839-0730
susan.pepperell@niwa.co.nz

General information 

For general information about NIWA's work in Antarctica contact Rob Murdoch. 

Key contacts for Antarctica services

General Manager - Research

Rob has a specialist interest in oceanography and marine ecology, and has been a practising scientist on projects associated with the Southern Ocean, aquaculture, oil and gas exploration and marine conservation. He has overseen the planning and direction of NIWA’s science and the operation of the research vessels since 1999, and helps manage NIWA’s relationships with key stakeholders and collaborators.

Full Staff List

Staff member Position
Rod Budd Principal Technician - Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Email Rod Budd
Dr Drew Lohrer Principal Scientist - Marine Ecology Email Dr Drew Lohrer
Dr Graham Rickard Marine Physics Modeller Email Dr Graham Rickard
Dr Natalie Robinson Marine Physicist Email Dr Natalie Robinson
Karl Safi Algal Ecologist Email Karl Safi
Dan Smale Principal Technician - Atmosphere Email Dan Smale
Craig Stewart Marine Physicist Email Craig Stewart
 

Contact

Free phone within New Zealand:
0800 RING NIWA
(0800 746 464)