Aug 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Thomas and Chris on completing their TDI Hollis Explorer rebreather course. We finished up with a nice hour long dive at Penguin Point, Leigh. There has been plenty of interest in rebreathers so we plan to run a try dive evening for those interested in trying out these awesome pieces of kit. Contact …

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Aug 17

Hollis SMS 75 Review

When it comes down to purchasing a BCD there are so many different options out there and it can get a bit confusing. After trying out multiple BCDs I was unsure on which way to go. That was until I tried the Hollis SMS 75. This really is a BCD that has been designed with …

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Aug 10

Rebreather Courses Completed !

A big congratulations to Liz and Christian on completing their Hollis Prism 2 Tec CCR rebreather crossover course,  They both have shiny new rebreathers ready and rearing for the coming seasons diving.   Also, congratulations to Nick on completing his Hollis Explorer SCR rebreather crossover course. The Hollis Explorer is aimed at recreational divers and …

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Jan 25

Cylinder Hazard Alert !

Worksafe NZ issued the following “Cylinder Alert Notice” to the industry in December 2016, highlighting worldwide issues with certain cylinders in current circulation: As a result New Zealand Underwater issued the following letter to all associated Cylinder Testing and Cylinder filling facilities: Therefore, Kiwi Divers is no longer able to test or fill cylinders that …

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Dec 09

New Compact BCDs in store !

Just landed are the new Biolite and Jetpack BCDs from Oceanic. The Biolite is the newest lightweight BCD by Oceanic weighing only 2.5 kg! This is the ultimate travel BC with a perfect balance of features and benefits that makes Scuba Diving a pure joy. The Biolite keeps things simple with clean, straightforward design that …

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Nov 29

Save $550 on Oceanic Dive Computers !

We are offering free transmitters with all range of Oceanic wireless air integrated computers.   Air integrated computers not only tell you how much air you have left in your cylinders, but also how long it will last based on your depth and work rate. They also add a great safety benefit by providing audible …

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Nov 29

New Hollis dive gear in store !

We have just received our shipment of Hollis dive gear with a number of new products for the season. The Hollis Katana sidemount BCD supersedes  the SMS50 as the dedicated sidemount harness and bladder in the Hollis range. With greater lift it and spinal weight system being the main improvements. Sitting alongside the Katana in …

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Aug 14

Fiji Dive Trip

We escaped the NZ Winter and made our annual trip to dive Fiji. The diving was up to it usual high standard with loads of colorful fish and soft corals. The highlights being a leopard shark, turtle, sea snake and the schools of anthias swarming over the reefs. Some of the group stayed on to …

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Jul 29

SSI XR Nitrox and Advanced Wreck Instructor Course

Congratulations to Sam, James and Henry on completing their SSI XR Nitrox and Advanced Wreck Instructor Course. Also, PG for completing his diver level certifications. After a full day in the pool we headed up to Tutukaka with our twinsets for 2 days diving on the Waikato Wreck. We hoped to make it to the …

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Jul 24

Open Water Course at the Outpost

Congratulations to our new open water divers. Instructors, Aura and Tim, were on board to complete the final 2 dives of the Open Water course at the Outpost, Leigh. A big thanks to Grant  for helping and being my dive buddy for a sneaky dive during the surface interval.

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