Category Archive: Courses

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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Oct 14

XR Advanced Nitrox and Deco Procedures

Congratulations to Mike, Nick, Aaron and Logan on completing the first SSI XR technical course to be run in NZ. This course introduces students to standardised technical diving configurations, redundant gas supplies and gas switching. On completing the courses they are qualified to use gas mixes with up to 100% oxygen and limited decompression dives …

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Oct 13

Boat dives out of Mathessons Bay

Congratulations to Xinming and Beeli on completing their Padi Advanced Open Water course with their instructor Aaron. The rest of the team enjoyed a couple of great boat dives to the Outpost and Daniels Reef testing out new gear purchased for this Summers diving.

Oct 12

Diving at Daniels Reef

Congratulations to Logan, Irene and Matt on completing their Padi Open Water course. Lisa, Doyle and Cara were onboard to rack up a few more dives towards their National Certificate in Diving – Foundation level. View Photo Gallery below:          

Sep 09

Learning to Scuba Dive at the Outpost

Congratulations to Rob, Kate and Jacob on completing their Open Water Diver Course. Doyle, Lisa and Justin  joined us to rack up a few more dives towards their dive master courses. The weather turned out to be great (even though the forecast was a little dodgy)…the sun was shining, sea calm and visability a good …

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Sep 01

Spring is here !

Nick, Jack, James and Martin.

We headed out to Tiri Tiri Island on the first day of Spring to complete a couple the navigation and fish id dives of the Advanced course. Jack and James made their first dives after completing their Open Water course in August and they are all set  for heaps of diving over the Summer.

Jul 07

Learning to Dive at Wellington Rocks

Congratulations to Jack, Nick and James on completing their Open Water Course. A big thanks to Corey for helping out as divemaster. Luis from Portugal enjoyed his first dives in NZ…but it will be the last time he forgets the undergarment for his drysuit. Luis buddied up with Wayne from the UK to explore Wellington …

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Jun 25

Learning to Scuba Dive at Wellington Reef

Another bunch of happy divers complete their Open Water course at Wellington Reef. Congratulations to Ben, Josh, Mike and Mike on completing their learn to dive course. We’ll see you back soon for your Advanced course. Thanks to Grant Hanly for helping out with the instructing. View the Photo Gallery below:  

Jun 12

Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course

Just completed my Hollis Explorer rebreather course with Rubens Monaco from IDC Scuba in Melbourne. The Explorer unit is a dream to dive. Designed for everyday recreational divers this rebreather is very safe, simple and easy to use. Looking forward to getting back to NZ and introducing more people to the joys of rebreather diving. …

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May 28

Rainbow Warrior and the Cavalli islands

The month of May has provided amazing visability again as 12 divers returned to Matauri Bay for 2 days of diving. Monday was great weather and even though the cold winds gusted up to 40 knots on Tuesday, we still managed to complete 10 dives – including 2 night dives ! On Monday we had a …

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