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

The COMNAP Annual General Meeting (AGM) XXXI (2019), will be held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, hosted by the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute & the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria. The events will begin with a welcome function on 28 July and the AGM will take place on 29, 30 and 31 July 2019. You must be pre-registered in order to attend.
More Information: AGM XXXI (2019)
COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020) & SCAR Meetings
Planning has already begun for the COMNAP Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 which will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, hosted by our colleagues at the Australian Antarctic Division.  Keep yourself connected to the information and updates by way of the COMNAP 2020 website.
More Information: COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020)