Kermadec Islands

Messrs. Roy and King Bell.

Tom Iredale wrote of the 1908 Raoul scientific expedition’s indebtedness to the Bell family in his 1910 paper in particular the sons: “who whole-heartedly put themselves at our service, and it is due to their knowledge of avifauna of their ► Read More…

The Braveheart moved from its anchorage at the Meyer Islands down to Denham Bay which provided a lovely sheltered spot. Photograph © Olive Andrews.

Another productive day at the Kermadecs. Literally four seasons in one day (Kermadec style) led to a complete wardrobe change at lunch time for the two boat teams into our winter woollies, including Richie who changed into his dry suit ► Read More…