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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 Shearwater Perdix – An owners review

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 Shearwater Perdix AI For those that would like a short and precise review – it’s probably the best all-round recreational/technical dive computer on the market and I wish I’d bought one sooner. The longer review with more detail – first off, if you’ve ever been on a dive boat with technical divers you’ve probably seen […]

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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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 Lavacore Gloves – An owners review

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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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 PADI Advanced Open Water – Poor Knights

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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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 White Island

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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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