Twenty-seven Kiwis have wintered...starting with the 3-year period in the 1970s when the NZ met service did the weather...and then skipping to more recently when RPSC started hiring folks to work on the new station...
Anthony Barge heavy equipment tech Terra Cat* 2022 Sarah Bouckoms safety technician PAE 2022 Hamish Wright physician UTMB 2016 Andrew Greenhalgh power plant Goughs Cat* 2011 Chris Scadden power plant Goughs Cat* 2010 Jude Gregan physician RPSC MED 2009 Paul Smith plumber/UT RPSC FEMC 2007, 08, 10 Stefan Anthony carpenter apprentice RPSC FEMC 2006 Scott Iremonger supervisor, VMF RPSC GARAGE 2006 Richard McHenry carpenter RPSC FEMC 2006, 07 Kate Batten carpenter helper RPSC FEMC 2005 Vicky Ward carpenter helper RPSC FEMC 2005 Michael Hole carpenter RPSC FEMC 2005, 06 Alistair McNoe carpenter RPSC FEMC 2005, 06 John Neame carpenter RPSC FEMC 2005, 06 Stephen Crackel sheet metal worker RPSC FEMC 2004 Kevin DuPuy sheet metal worker RPSC FEMC 2004 Jarrod Southon carpenter RPSC FEMC 2004, 05 Rhys Boulton pipefitter RPSC FEMC 2004, 05, 06 Wilfred Walsh astronomer AST/RO 2002 Gene Davidson astronomer DASI CARA 2000 Kevin Bisset met tech NZ Met Service 1978 John Waller meteorology NZ Met Service 1978 Lloyd Anderson met tech NZ Met Service 1977 Simon Norman met observer NZ Met Service 1977 Bernard Maguire meteorology NZ Met Service 1976 Barry Porter meteorology NZ Met Service 1976Note that Kevin DuPuy was a Brit, but he had moved to NZ where he was working when he was hired. He later returned to the UK. Paul Smith was born in North London and has dual British/NZ citizenship, but was raised in NZ and considers himself Kiwi through and through. And Wilfred Walsh has more recently relocated to UNSW in Australia.
As always, additions and corrections and photo documentation are welcome.
*Terra Cat is the current name for the NZ Caterpillar dealer formerly known as Goughs Cat, earlier known as Gough Gough & Hamer.