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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.

Tangaroa Marine Environment and Ecosystem Voyage 2018

RV Tangaroa carried out a six-week voyage to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean between 8 February and 21 March 2018 with scientists from NIWA and the University of Auckland.