Competition time! Enriched Air Course

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As a diver you know that you are limited on bottom time due to the Nitrogen we breathe in.  When diving 16 metres or shallower, you can stay for up to an hour if you have enough air.  But go a little deeper and your bottom time is reduced dramatically. Well why not extend your […]

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 Competition time! Hollis F1 Fins

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Hollis F1 Fins With a name Like F1 fins you would expect speed, efficiency and high end performance – These fins deliver on all fronts! The Hollis F1 fins are made from a single piece of high strength industrial monoprene rubber. Basically that means with no seams, no plastic and no joins the Hollis F1 […]

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 Competition time! Oceanic Atmos BCD!

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February monthly price draw Winner will receive an Oceanic Atmos BCD! Oceanic has a saying.. “Innovation first”. As a brand they are known for their dependable products that are loved by all divers, and the Atmos is no exception. It’s easy to use and the highly adjustable design is awesome for pretty much any recreational […]

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 Competition time! PADI Rescue Diver course!

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PADI Rescue diver Scuba diving is a great sport and like any activity it is not without its risks, and that is what attracts some divers. Other divers pick up the sport for the weightlessness, to see the beautiful marine life, or as an added activity for their vacations. These are all great reasons and […]

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 Competition time! Split or Blade Fins

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Split Fins or Blade Fins  The design itself is meant to channel the right amount of water with each kick behind you to propel you forward and allowing extra water to slip through the split to ease the strain and work load on the ankles, shins and all other muscles involved in the desired kicking […]

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 Competition time! Zeagle Base Package

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Oceanic Alpha Reg & Octi, Zeagle Plus BCD and Compact Gauges Jacket style BCD and Regulator combo  Oceanic’s Alpha 8 Second Stage and SP5 First Stage produce a low-priced, no frills regulator system that offers easy breathing. This regulator is so rugged and economical to maintain (replacement parts are inexpensive). It can be used with […]

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 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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 What dive equipment do you use?

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I have been a PADI instructor for 19 years and one of the most common questions asked when people are completing their PADI open water course or looking at purchasing dive equipment in the shop is, “What dive gear do you use?” So we have put together what equipment I use when I go SCUBA […]

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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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 Akita’s Favorite Dive Site Revealed

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Meet Akita Kees, who works for Dive HQ Christchurch as a Dive Instructor and Dive Shop Retail Superstar.  Akita qualified as a Dive Instructor with Dive HQ Christchurch, completing her Diploma in Scuba Diving in 2016.  Akita enjoys taking new divers out for their Open Water and follows  them through their Advanced Open Water and […]

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