Voyages

NIWA leads many ocean research voyages from the tropical waters of the Pacific to Antarctica. This page highlights some of these voyages.

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Voyages

NIWA leads many ocean research voyages from the tropical waters of the Pacific to Antarctica. This page highlights some of these voyages.

Most of our major voyages utilise our flagship Research Vessel Tangaroa

View the latest voyage reports and data from research work carried out on NIWA vessels.

The Ocean Vacuum cleaner: TAN1810

The RV Tangaroa heads out to the Chatham Rise and the east coast of the South Island on 23 October 2018. The TAN1810 voyage will focus on the special role salps play in carbon cycling, and where they fit in marine food webs off the New Zealand coast.

Header photo: Sunset and big weather over Macauley Island, Kermadec expedition 2016
[Photo: Hamish McCormick]