Tag Archive: Waikato Wreck

Aug 27

Canterbury and Waikato Wreck Trip

3 days and 6 wreck dives completed ! Congratulations to all the students on our Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction who completed¬† 6 dives which will credit towards their Specialty Wreck Instructor qualification. We headed up to Pahia for 2 days to make 4 dives on the Canterbury Wreck, and finished up with 2 dives …

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Aug 11

CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course

A big congratulations to Bob Thompson who travelled from Australia to complete his TDI CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course in the Inspiration/Evolution rebreather. Bob is now qualified to teach rebreather divers on trimix to a maximum depth of 60m. Between the skills and drills we managed a nice long dive on the Waikato Wreck. It …

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Jul 30

Waikato Wreck, Tutukaka

Our full-time tertiary students made a couple of mid-week dives on the Waikato Wreck out of Tutukaka. The weather was perfect and with 15m+ visability there were plenty of happy divers.

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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Aug 07

Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks

We headed up to the Bay of Islands last Friday afternoon to pitch camp at “The Farm” on Old Russel Rd. The backpacker accommodation was basic, but the facilities were great along with the staff and everyone agreed they’d be happy to return. The farm is about 25km from Rawhiti, which is where we launched …

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Mar 24

Diving the Waikato Wreck at Tutukaka

A quick trip up to Tutukaka today to dive the Waikato Wreck. We moored directly above the wreck for 2 excellent dives. A 12 knot easterly wind made conditions a little choppy on the surface, but it was all smooth sailing once we got under the water. Mark took 4 students on their Deep and …

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Dec 09

Tutukaka and the Waikato Wreck

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Another awesome weekend up at Tutukaka. We headed out on Saturday with Yukon charters for a days diving and then took out our boat on the Sunday to dive the Waikato wreck. Congratulations to all those that completed there Adavanced Open Water course. A big thanks to Grant Hanly for helping out that weekend !