Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) Secretariat

Postal address:

c/o Gateway Antarctica​

University of Canterbury

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch, New Zealand 8140


Physical Address:

COMNAP Secretariat

7th Floor, Biology Building

(North end of the large car parking area off Forestry Road) 

University of Canterbury

Ilam, Christchurch, New Zealand 8140


Map of University of Canterbury area (Host of the COMNAP Secretariat)


Telephone:  +64 3 369 2169 (or from within New Zealand (03) 369 2169)
Fax: +64 3 364 2907
Email: info@comnap.aq or sec@comnap.aq​



Rescue Co-ordination Centres (with Antarctic coordination responsibility) points of contact:

COMNAP_ATOM_SAR Authorities and RCCs_30May19.pdf

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 Upcoming Events

COMNAP EXCOM Meeting (Virtual)
The annual COMNAP EXCOM Meeting will be held as an on-line, virtual meeting in support of the COMNAP sustainability goals. The meeting will take place over 3 days on UTC 4-6 November, 2000-2130 hours.
Antarctic Aviation Workshop
COMNAP will convene the Antarctic Aviation Workshop as per the ATCM XLII (2019) request.  The workshop will be hosted by the Australian Antarctic Division, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on 30-31 July 2020.  More information will be made available soon.
COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020) & SCAR Meetings
The COMNAP Annual General Meeting (AGM) XXXII 2020 will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, hosted by our colleagues at the Australian Antarctic Division from 3-6 August 2020.  The COMNAP Symposium will be held on 2 August 2020. Further information will be available soon.
More Information: COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020)