September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course

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September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course   Finished your Open Water Course and discover that the little diving bug in side you have grown and you now looking for you next underwater adventure. Then the PADI Advanced Open water course (AOW) is the next step. The Advanced course focuses on the practical elements of […]

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 Hollis Neotek 8/7/6 – An owners review

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I got the Hollis Neotek 8/7/6 because I had heard great things and winter had started and 40-minute dives were almost unbearable in my (used to be 7mm) open cell wetsuit with well over 200 dives to its name.   I am currently diving in 16-degree water without any other layers under my Neotek and […]

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 August 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis Midi Torch, Kevlar Palm Gloves, DHQ Catchbag and Cray Measure

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August 2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Hollis Midi Torch, Kevlar Palm Gloves, DHQ Catchbag and Cray Measure   Whether it’s poking your nose under a rock to check for that next monster cray or going for an always epic night dive to check out the nocturnal sea life, every diver should carry at least one torch. […]

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 Three suggestions for making successful shore dives at night with William Koo

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Three suggestions for making successful shore dives at night with William Koo With most people in Auckland being tied down by the 9 to 5 lifestyle, diving at night is becoming a popular trend and a great way to get around being too busy during the day for a dive. Some sites around the world […]

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 Taupo dive trip – A look backwards

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Taupo Drift dive trip.   Dipsi 1 Hijacked Dipsi 2 Taupo trip. It was a great opportunity for the two groups to bond and dive together.   Day one: Driving down and snorkeling the Waikato River from Cherry Island to Reids Farm with a stop at the natural hot springs and an epic jump near […]

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 The Lake Pupuke Mapping Project

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The Lake Pupuke Mapping Project Date- 14/06/2018 As apart of our Divemaster training we were assigned a mapping project as a collective group we decided on Lake Pupuke as a prime mapping location. So we set out in teams of three each with a responsibility.   First was Nick who was responsible for the compass […]

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 Rescue for Instructors… Rescue Masters of the Universe

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The Rescue diver course is an extremely popular and rewarding programme offered by PADI. Because of this, potential instructors need to be masters in all rescue skills, Especially the Rescue exercise 7. Rescue exercise 7 is widely regarded as one of the most important individual skills in the entire IDC and DIPSI program. We first […]

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 Cylinder Hazard Alert !

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Worksafe NZ issued the following “Cylinder Alert Notice” to the industry in December 2016, highlighting worldwide issues with certain cylinders in current circulation: As a result New Zealand Underwater issued the following letter to all associated Cylinder Testing and Cylinder filling facilities: Therefore, Auckland Scuba is no longer able to test or fill cylinders that […]

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