Mar 22

Dive Club Meeting

Another great turn out for our club night…it was excellent to see some new faces show up and mingle with other local divers. I showed a short promo video I made during my time working for Bilikiki Cruises in the Solomon Islands…for those that couldn’t make it I have a version below. Thanks also to …

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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 13

Diving Leigh & Daniels Reef

Evan took our instructor candidates to Leigh Reef and Daniels Reef to complete a couple of deep dives towards their PADI Instructors course. The entire dive at Leigh Reef they were surrounded by a large school of Kingfish. We managed 4 dives during the day as the wind and swells gradually picked up in anticipation …

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Mar 12

Poseidon Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Joanne and Martin on completing their TDI Poseidon Rebreather course. Taking advantage of the great weather before Cyclone Lucy arrived we made the last dives of the course at Tiri Tiri Island. In a past life Martin owned a Dive Center in Dorset, UK, and is amazed by the progress in technology. Previously …

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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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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 18

Dive Club Night

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our first Dive Club night. We counted 40+ people at one stage so we were very happy with the support. We started off with a relaxed BBQ and a few drinks, then Sam Campbell presented his Fiji diving video presently shown on inbound Fiji Air flights. Sam followed …

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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.

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