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Jun-24-2015
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We specialise in providing safe and reliable transportation and logistical support for research, filming or private expeditions to the Arctic or Antarctic or any other of the worlds  more  remote and hard to get to places, we pride ourselves for delivering on our promises, on time and within budget while having fun doing it. Please have  [ Read More ]

Jun-1-2015
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When we are at sea we  our position  gets automatically uploaded to Google earth (follow the link below), every 6hours, using the “Yellowbrick” Iridium tracking system.If we are in a city /port for more then a few days, then this system is usually put on standby  for the duration of our port visit. The frequency  [ Read More ]

Apr-8-2017
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Dear Henk, So glad to hear things are going well. I’m so envious. Wow, the NW Passage! I would have dearly loved to have had the funds and time to have made the journey with you. I do hope you had a fantastic trip Things here are going well. The papers are flowing and we’re hoping  [ Read More ]

Mar-31-2017
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  Well  finally the much talked about trip north to the Arctic region is about to happen, Tiama is patiently waiting in Auckland while her motley crew are getting prepared to leave NZ for a number of years for Arctic waters, new charts, pilot books, insurance and a lots and lots of other details to sort  [ Read More ]

Mar-31-2017
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  We have been steadily working our trade as a logistical support vessel for science, film and tourist  trips into the Southern ocean these last few years, for the record over the last 16 years we have done more then 170 Round trips to the Sub Antarctic islands and the Antarctic, the duration of each  [ Read More ]

Mar-8-2017
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Hallo, my name is Laura Floris and I’m the editor in chief of La Rivista della NATURA, an italian magazine about nature and environment. In the last issue of our paper magazine, we have publish an article written by the italian photographer Roberto Isotti which, in December 2014, has come with you and some New Zealand  [ Read More ]

Feb-8-2017
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Please follow the link  below to the DOC website below for more information     http://milliondollarmouse.org.nz/2015/07/19/tiama-and-henk/

Feb-8-2016
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We have finished our work in the NZ Sub Antarctic for summer 2016, it was another good season, the Department of Conservation gave us a great send off from Bluff with some fine words of appreciation for the work we have been doing in the NZ sub Antarctic islands for the last 16 years, it  [ Read More ]

Dec-31-2015
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We have a short southern summer charter season this year with some interesting jobs, including a 2 week sea-lion pub survey in Stewart island, and our regular role as logistical support vessel for several trips to the Auckland islands, the Snares  and  the Antipode islands supporting Albatross studies and sea-lion work. this will give us  [ Read More ]

Jun-29-2015
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Jun-24-2015
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From,Simon Childerhouse, Ph.D. Blue Planet Marine, Nelson NZ www.blueplanetmarine.com Hi Henk,  Happy to endorse your awesome service. The Tiama and her Master, Henk Haazen, have been both a stalwart and the preferred supplier to the New Zealand sea lion research programme in the New Zealand sub-Antarctics for the last several years. The very cost-effective yet thoroughly  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2015

http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/10549526/Recovering-southern-right-whales-spotted niwa.co.nz/news/finding-the-right-whale-in-old-places

Jun-23-2015
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From, Kyle W Morrison, PhD candidate Ecology Group – PN 624, Institute of Natural ResourcesMassey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, 4474, New ZealandRe, PhD study of eastern rockhopper penguins Hi Henk, The getting-there is often one of the most memorable parts of any trip, and that was certainly the case during my five voyages to  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2015
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2015. From, Ian Turnbull, GNS Science and James Scott, University of Otago, Re Geology, Snares Greetings Hope all is well with you and Tiama after an interesting but undramatic summer… Attached for your amusement is the end result of the two trips James and I did with you to the Snares: yes, they are made of  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2015
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Jun-22-2015
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Sailing identity Henk Haazen is a prime mover behind an expedition next week to restore an old coastwatchers’ base on the Auckland Islands. The larger than life Haazen, skipper of the smallest New Zealand-registered… Source: Sailing: History buff navigates icy depths in 8 person boat

Jun-21-2015
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From: “Elizabeth White,Subject: Hello and thank you Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:21:59 +0000 Hey Henk, I just wanted to drop you a line and say a big thank you for everything! It was a thoroughly wonderful experience being on Tiama. Both you and Steve feel like a very safe pair of hands, and even  [ Read More ]

Jun-10-2015
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We have had the busiest Souther summer season to date,  working with 2 BBC film crews in the sub-Antarctic to  film the mating ritual of the Bullers Albatross when the couple first meet after not seeing each other for a year at sea plus the extreme sight and noise of thousands of small  Sooty Sheer  [ Read More ]

Jun-7-2015
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Tiama is back at her berth at the NZ voyager Maritime Museum for the winter months, a good change   to give her some tender loving care after working hard for the last 8 months in the NZ Sub Antarctic, we will get to the Need To Do job list, and hopefully get to tick of  [ Read More ]

Sep-9-2014
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The most fascinating trip of this season was spending a month in the middle of winter 2014 in NW BayCampbell island as support vessel to a NIWA  Souther Right whale research program, this population had not been studied for 25 years, we managed to obtain lots of identification photographs combined  with 24 biopsy samples greatly  [ Read More ]

Sep-9-2014
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More good work in the NZ Sub Antarctic including follow up work with 2 dogs the check up on  the rateradication  and re-introduction of the Teal on Campbell island, the dogs did not mind the sea travel to much as long as they had somebody to play with, and made themselves at home onboard, this  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2014
Jun-23-2014
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  From, Professor Chris Turney FRSA FGS FRGS ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Earth Sciences and Climate Change Author of 1912: The Year The World Discovered Antarctica (Text Publishing, Melbourne) Climate Change Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of New South Wales NSW 2052 Australia Hi guys, Hope you all made it home  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2013
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From, Pete McClelland, Programme Manager Outlying IslandsDepartment of Conservation, PO Box 743, Invercargill 9840 Hi Henk Please  find attached the reference letter as discussedCheers Pete reference doc 2011 pete ——————————————————————————————————————- Doc, 2015, Ranui hut restoration, Brent Beavan —————————————————————————————————————————– Paul Dingwall, DOC 2005 reference —————————————————————————————————————————- Subject: RE: hello from Peter and Stacy Moore, Dep of Conservation, Seabird ecology. Date: 17 May 2007  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2013
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Jun-21-2013
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From, Sandy King, PO Box 52, Stewart Island 9846, New Zealand re, 2007 Yellow Eyed Penguin survey Auckland islands. Hi everyone,  I just want to say thanks to everyone for their part in a great trip. All your efforts towards getting the work done are appreciated. I feel quite privilledged to have been there and to have seen the  [ Read More ]

May-26-2012
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A big season behind us, another 11 voyages to the various NZ Sub Antarctic islands, mostly research support trips including a voyage to the Antipode and Bounty islands to do a penguin count and a Salvins albatross count on the Bounty islands, the latter are very remote and not visited much, they are also called  [ Read More ]

Feb-29-2012

Part1, Accidental tourist in the Arctic Part2, Accidental tourist in the Arctic

Dec-29-2011
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Dec-23-2011
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From, Di Paton, Air NZ, Environmental Ambassador, Public Affairs and Group Communications Thanks Henk. Everyone is very enthusiastic about the trip. I saw Jacqui today and she is still raving about it all. I think it will be a while before they all settle down. Thank you for making sure they had a great time and experienced a  [ Read More ]

Nov-4-2011
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A busy southern summer season  in the Sub Antarctic  10 departures and returns from NZmost souther port, Bluff. lots of interesting trips including the regular Albatross  research support voyages for the NZ National institute of Water and Atmosphere (NIWA) and providing logistics support for a voyage  to Campbell island for  the biology department of the University of Otago. We also undertook a 2 week voyage to the Auckland islands undertaking  [ Read More ]

Apr-4-2011
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We are in the middle of our busy season, The boat has undergone yet another  mayor refit this winteradding to the new engine installation we did last winter. She  now has a 160 HP Yanmar engine driving a 3 bladed Variable pitch Hundasted propeller, most of the  installation  was done by Whiting Power in Auckland  [ Read More ]

Jun-23-2010
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From, Dr Ceridwen Fraser, Postdoctoral Fellow, Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Department of Zoology, University of Otago Thanks Henk Raisa and I had a quiet weekend and recovered a lot, but we both felt pretty weak for a while! I think those last few days must have been more than just seasickness – we both got  [ Read More ]

Jun-2-2010
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  We had another  long and intersting  season working in the NZ Sub Antarctic, starting with 20 day charter to the Snares working with the Salvins albatross  and then a one month long survey of the Auckland islands looking for yellow Eyed Penguins, this was the fist time such a  survey was carried out, the Auckland islands are the last bastion for these endangered species  this was early  [ Read More ]

May-26-2010
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Back to the  NZ sub Antarctic for another  series of 12 science, research  and logistical support  voyages for the NZ Dep of Conservation and the National institute of Water and Atmosphere.It has been a good summer with Tiama and her crew working hard but also having fun, and lots of interesting work being done by  [ Read More ]

Jun-24-2008
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Jun-23-2008
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From, Robb Clifton Operations Planning Manager Australian Antarctic DivisionG’Day Henk, Here’s a copy of the Tiama voyage report as promised. I think it’s fine for you to use this for insurance etc or as you need, accepting it is not endorsement by us. I hope it’s useful and that all is well there. Sounds like you  [ Read More ]

Dec-24-2007
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Jul-17-2007
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This Summer we have been working out of the friendly port of Bluff, NZ southern most port, for 12 separate voyages into the Southern Ocean, including 2 voyages to Macquarie for the BBC

Jun-24-2007
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