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  • Counting down to our Southwest Pacific Expedition

    By Tom Trnski
    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Our research team is about to set sail on the high-seas of the Southwest Pacific to discover more about the marine plants and sea-creatures that live in this largely unexplored area.

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  • A Personal Story of Sandi Ringham, descendant of Ngāti Kuri, and her whānau

    Wednesday, 7 June 2017

    Sandi Ringham of Ngāti Kuri tells of her experience in taking part in the wānanga to Te Hiku o te Ika and why it was so significant for her and her whānau.

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  • Charles Reginald Ford and the Discovery Expedition

    Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    In 1902, a British expedition travelled south of the Antarctic Circle with the joint goals of scientific study and geographical discovery.

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  • It’s a small world after all

    by the Kermadec expedition team
    Fri, 4 Nov 2016

    The Kermadec expedition team have been sampling the water column for plankton near L’Esperance Rock. During the third and final sample of the day the team find something unexpected in their net.

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  • Caught on camera

    by the Kermadec expedition team
    Wed, 2 Nov 2016

    The scientists onboard the RV Tangaroa have multiple tools at their disposal to sample the ocean — from nets, traps, sleds and trawls to the deep towed camera imaging system.

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  • There be dragons!

    by the Kermadec expedition team
    Sun, 30 Oct 2016

    The expedition team has been sampling at Macauley Island for a couple of days now, but before they left Raoul and headed south, they deployed a plankton net to discover what sort of animals live on the surface.

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  • Sharing in the search

    BY AUCKLAND MUSEUM STAFF
    FRI, 28 OCT 2016

    Pou Maumahara will be the 'home of Online Cenotaph', offering a place for people to learn more about New Zealand's military heritage and connect with their own family's military history with the support of Museum staff and volunteers.

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  • Raoul Island whales

    BY THE KERMADEC EXPEDITION TEAM
    Tue, 25 Oct 2016

    Right now Raoul Island is like Grand Central Station for humpback whales. Ever since we arrived here at the Island we have been surrounded by whales. This has been great news for the Whale Team on the Tangaroa.

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  • Releasing Koha the turtle at Raoul Island

    by the Kermadec expedition team
    Sun, 23 Oct 2016

    A special voyager has been onboard the RV Tanagroa – Koha the hawksbill turtle, who's been waiting patiently for our arrival at Raoul Island. Today was Koha's big day.

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  • Easing into the Kermadec Ridge expedition

    by Kermadec expedition team
    Sat, 22 Oct 2016

    While the RV Tanagroa steams towards Raoul Island, the scientists prepare their laboratory spaces and Koha the rehabilitated turtle is taking things easy. Follow our new blog series for the latest news from the Kermadec Expedition.

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