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.

Feb 12

Mid week at Wellington Reef

JK and Darren joined us for a mid week dive at Wellington Reef. It was a chance for me to get a few more hours up on the new MK Se7en Poseidon rebreather. Although the visability wasn’t the best we all agreed it was better than working. The nudibranches were out in force including a …

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Feb 08

Diving Kawau Island

A windy Sunday morning did not stop us heading out and taking shelter on the eastern side of Kawau Island from a strong SW wind. The team was made up of Brent, Natashia, Martin, Andrea, Nicolas and JK who all enjoyed a couple of great dives amongst the kelp and rocky drop offs of outer …

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Feb 06

New Waterjunkie Dive Club !

We’ve had many requests from customers to start a dive club and the time has finally come now that we have settled in to our new shop in Silverdale. All are welcome, so come and join us for a relaxed evening to meet other divers and plan future dive trips: Time: Tuesday, 18 February 2014 …

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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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