Category Archive: Courses

Feb 21

Poseidon Se7en Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Kate and Sean on completing the first Poseidon Se7en rebreather course to be run in NZ. Congratulations also to Sam Campbell on completing his SSI Poseidon Rebreather Instructor course. Steve Hathaway also joined in with his recently acquired MKVI Poseidon rebreather for a refresher and skills session.

Feb 15

Learning to dive at Wellington Reef

Another 2 groups of divers completed their Open Water courses with Instructors Lachie and Craig this weekend. Conditions were perfect and the course ended on a high with a couple of great dives.

Feb 06

Diving at Takatu Point & Goat Island

Craig took a group of 5 students to complete the deep and peak performance buoyancy dives at Takatu Point and Daniels Reef. It was a great day to complete their PADI Advanced Course. In the afternoon we headed out with a group of fun divers to Goat Island and then a second dive along the …

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Jan 19

Sunday Diving at the Outpost and Daniels Reef.

Perfect weather on a Sunday morning made for a great trip to dive the Leigh Coast. Congratulations to Peter on completing the last couple of dives for his PADI Advanced Open Water.   Two Junior Open Water divers made up a keen group to explore the Outpost and Daniels Reef in the afternoon. I took …

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Nov 26

Waikato Wreck and Tutukaka Coastline

The great weather continued as we spent two more days up north diving the Waikato Wreck and along the Tutukaka Coastline. Course Director, Janine Delonge, was putting our instructor candidates through their paces as they completed their Wreck, Deep and Nitrox Specialty Instructor ratings. I took further advantage of their surface intervals to slip in …

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Nov 24

Diving the Canterbury Wreck in the Bay of Islands

Moored above the wreck of the Canterbury Wreck on a sunny Sunday morning. Smiles all around after surfacing from the Deep dive of their Advanced Course. After a surface interval they all headed back for the final wreck dive. Congratulations to Kate, Jacob, Clive and Sally on completing their Advanced course. Andrea and Martin enjoyed …

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Nov 23

Learn to Dive and Advanced Courses at Wellington Reef

Flat seas and sunshine were perfect conditions to complete learn to dive courses on Saturday morning at Wellington Reef. A large school of Blue Mao Mao and many nudibranches being the diving hightlights. Congratulations to Josh, Jonah, Victor, Sam and John on completing their SSI Open Water couirse with their instructor Lachie. Diana and Jess …

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Nov 16

Night Dive at Wellington Reef

Six divers assembled at Army Bay for their first ever night dive. A calm night and full moon made the perfect setting as we headed out to Wellington Reef on boat. Congratulations to Nick, Mark, Jacob and Kate on completing the final dive of their PADI Advanced Open Water course. A big thanks to their …

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Oct 23

Poseidon Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Dave Abbott on completing his Poseidon MkVI Rebreather course. Even if the plankton bloom and poor visability was working against us we still managed to complete the 4 required dives along the Tutukaka Coastline. Dave is a professional underwater photo/videographer and plans to take advantage of the quiet operation of a fully closed …

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Oct 21

Diving Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks

We headed back up to the Bay of Islands again to dive the Canterbury Wreck, followed by a couple of dives on the Waikato Wreck out of Tutukaka. Sam headed the group to rack up a few more dives towards their Padi Specialty Wreck Instructor rating. We stayed at The Farm and headed across to …

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