Competition time! Atomic Mask + Snorkel

atomicmask

Hot out of the Design Hub at Atomic Aquatics are two awesome products. First the Atomic Venom ARC mask is a blend of the Atomics SubFrame and Frameless Masks. It has a reinforcing internal frame that’s molded directly beneath the surface of the silicone rubber skirt, like on the Subframe, yet it offers the relatively […]

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 Henry’s Favourite Dive Site revealed

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Meet Henry Thorp, who works for Dive HQ Christchurch as a Dive Instructor and Dive Shop Retail Superstar. Henry qualified as an Instructor with Dive HQ Christchurch, completing his Diploma in Scuba Diving in 2017.  Henry can regularly be found teaching our Open Water, Advanced Open Water and Spearfishing  Students both locally and at Kaikoura. When he’s not teaching, Henry […]

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 Louis’ favourite dive site revealed.

Louis

Meet Louis Kimber, who works for Dive HQ Christchurch as a Senior Dive Instructor, and teaches our full time Diploma students. Louis qualified as an Instructor with Dive HQ Christchurch, completing his Diploma in Scuba Diving in 2014. Louis is an experienced Senior Instructor, and his recent group of full time Diploma students all passed, […]

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 Who knew where it would take me?

Diving Solomons

I never realised that a hobby would take over my life and become a passion… some say an obsession! I was always unsure about my career after finishing school and after muddling my way through university, I decided to enrol on a scuba dive instructor course at one of the local dive stores in Palmerston […]

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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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 We thought it was cold… Try diving Silfra!

Diving Silfra

With winter now upon us, the air temperature has started to drop and the ski fields are finally open. Most of you have probably hung up your dive gear for the season and swapped it for a nice warm fire place, or a jacket and beanie when you dare to head out and about. The […]

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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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