Category Archive: Dive Reports

Jul 27

Diving the Canterbury Wreck, Bay of Islands

We timed the weather well as we shot up to the Bay of Islands and managed to rack up more wreck dives on the Canterbury wreck in Deep Water Cove. Our full and part-time tertiary students are only a couple of wreck dives short of the 10 required for their Wreck Instructor specialty. Nick and …

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May 31

Fun Dives at Tawharanui Marine Reserve

The 2m SE swell rolling in to the coast didn’t stop a keen bunch of divers heading out for a couple of great dives at Tawharanui Marine Reserve. We tucked in behind the peninsula to find calm waters and relatively good vis’. Thanks guys coming out for a great days diving guys !

May 17

Tiri Tiri Island & Wellington Reef

On Saturday morning we launched from Army Bay and shot across to Shag Rock, behind Tiri Tiri Island for the first dive. Then headed back to Wellington Reef for the second. A great chance for many on board to get back in the water after a few months away from diving. Come back again soon …

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Apr 26

Scuba Dives at Tiri Tiri Island

Back at Gulf Harbour Marina after to fun scuba dives out at Tiri Tiri Island. We dropped in at Shag Rock, followed by a surface interval on the Island, with the second dive at Wooded Island. Calm surface conditions made for a smooth trip out to the Island…the visibility could have been better, but it …

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Apr 12

Fun Dives at Goat Island Marine Reserve

On Saturday morning we headed out with a group for a couple of fun dives at Goat Island Marine Reserve, Leigh. Although a large swell was running we managed to tuck in behind the Island and enjoy a couple of dives. Our boat enables us to get out beyond the reaches of shore diving and …

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Mar 30

Trimix Rebreather Diving at Lake Taupo

Congratulations to John Hynes on completing the TDI Rebreather Advanced Trimix Course and Graham Christmas on completing the Poseidon Se7en rebreather course. We were also joined by Martin Wallis who captured some great images of us all diving the submerged Pohutakawa Trees and vertical walls at Motutaiko Island, Taupo. We had 3 perfect days of …

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Mar 20

Diving Tawharanui Marine Reserve

A 2m SE swell forced us to take shelter in the Tawharanui Marine Reserve for a days diving. Congratulations to Jenny on completing her Nitrox course, and Graham for completing the last 2 dives of his Hollis Explorer rebreather course. In the afternoon we headed back out with 7 open water students to complete the …

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Mar 02

Diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

The blue water was in and we had amazing visibility again (15-20m) diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands. Nick was taking 7 of our part time PADI Instructor candidates through their paces to build up their wreck and deep diving experience. We also had 2 groups of fun divers join us up from Auckland …

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Feb 26

Mid week Diving at Wellington Reef

Another group of keen divers took a mid-week break to take advantage of the great weather and join us for a couple of dives…golfers do it all the time, so why not divers? Graham completed the first 2 dives of his Hollis Explorer Rebreather course. Graham is already qualified to dive on rebreathers such as …

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Feb 22

Diving the Leigh Coast

On Saturday morning we headed out to dive Takatu Point, followed by another dive in the nearby Tawharanui Marine Reserve. Both dive sites are excellent, but everyone agreed that the amount of marine life found in the marine reserve was dramatically more than the unprotected Takatu Point. It is a great example of how successful …

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