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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 Lavacore Gloves – An owners review

LC gloves

I got Lavacore gloves for those cold days teaching when having 5/7mm gloves were a bit cumbersome and restrictive. They are warm, lightweight and neutrally buoyant. The inner fleece material is antibacterial perfect for reducing odor. In the past 6 months, I haven’t noticed any odor and they can spend a few weeks of constant […]

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 Rainbow warrior dive with Auckland scuba Autumn 2018

HMNZS Rainbow

  Rainbow warrior dive with Auckland scuba Autumn 2018   All aboard the Whakaari express Tanks stacked, gear stowed, final checks and ropes away   Through the fog we steamed passing ships in the shadows, an adventure awaits us, the warrior once afloat her worries now no more.   Tied off to the buoy we […]

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 July Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Geo 2 Dive Watch

White Island

July Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Geo 2 Dive Watch   The Oceanic Geo 2 is a great entry level wrist mounted computer. So stylish you could wear it in and out of the water. The wide selection of colours will allow you to match your outfit whether it be on a tropical beach or […]

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 Diving The HMNZS Canterbury – Matthew Franks

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HMNZS Canterbury   Some people see diving as an ordinary sport whereas I see it as a true lifestyle. An ever changing environment with unfathomable sights waiting under the glassy sheen of our waters.   I recently had the chance to go to what has to be one of the most amazing shipwrecks in the […]

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 PADI Advanced Open Water – Poor Knights

Whakaari Express at the Poor Knights

Whakaari Express at the Poor Knights The forecast was looking good to do our PADI Advanced Open Water course at the Poor Knights Islands over two days in a weekend mid May. I had dived at the Knights two times previously and was really looking forward to getting back to one of New Zealand’s most […]

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 Rescue for Instructors… Rescue Masters of the Universe

Instructor Development Course New Zealand

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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 White Island

Dive White Island

On the 3/4th October we headed down south for one of our special trips, the first ever time the diploma course had been taken out to White Island. We had all heard amazing things about previous trips Auckland Scuba had run to White Island so we were all super excited. We were going to dive […]

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