Competition time! Oceanic Geo 2

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Oceanic Geo 2 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 penetrating a wreck at 30 metres under torch […]

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 Will you be my Dive Buddy?

USA Tour

Desirable Dive Buddies have many important qualities, of course there is the fun factor, but really the reason for a dive buddy is simple – Safety! Finding the right person to share the adventure of diving with can make a huge difference to your experience. Learning to be a good diver should include learning to be […]

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 Is diving for you? FAQs

Divers are cool

Are you considering enrolling on a scuba diving course, but not yet entirely sure whether it is for you? Breathing underwater is not a natural human trait, but once you have experienced it – believe us – you won’t want to go back. Here, we aim to answer some of the questions you may have […]

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 Diving Jobs: Exploring the Unusual

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Waking up in the morning to leave for a job that you love is everyone’s dream. Not dragging your feet, no dreading feeling in your stomach – they say that ‘he who loves his job never works a day in his life’ and I’d say I would have to agree. However, finding a job that […]

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 September Services are in to WIN!

Regulator Service

Are you a Safe Scuba Diver? We hope so! One of the easiest ways to stay safe is to ensure your Scuba gear is in good working condition.  That means getting your BCD, Regulator, and Tanks serviced and tested regularly. If you periodically get your gear serviced, then you are already a winner in our books, but we […]

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 Ear, ear! Clearing techniques

Diving Equalization

One of the most common issues for Divers is equalizing your ears. There can be many reasons for this such as congestion due to a cold, swimmer’s ear, narrow Eustachian tubes, or other pre-existing issues and damage from barotrauma. I have always had sensitive ears, and after suffering a barotrauma I worried that this would […]

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 Hikurangi Marine Reserve working wonders

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In August of 2014 the Hikurangi marine reserve opened off the coast of Kaikoura along with a few other protected areas. These included a Fur Seal and Whale sanctuary and also some areas that are off limits to commercial fishing. The areas were designed to protect marine species and the environment that they live in. […]

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 Influential Women in Diving

sedna dive team

Ten Women – One Sea Goddess – 3000 Kilometres – 100 Days – One Vision – One World Record. With Women’s Dive Day just gone, I wanted to find women making an impact in the world of scuba. I found the Sedna Dive Team and their Epic Expedition. “Women Wanted: For hazardous journey, small wages, bitter […]

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 Why I love diving (so very, very much)

Love Diving!

“Been there, done that” and you know what? It doesn’t matter. I could have dived the same site a hundred times, and yet I still feel that same bubbling excitement as I gear up for the dive. The drive or boat ride hums with anticipation as everyone discusses what we might see this time. I […]

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