Grant

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Name: Grant
Date registered: September 1, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Hovering — February 8, 2021
  2. Diving the Aldermans — January 27, 2021
  3. New Dive Boat – Woohooo! — September 21, 2020
  4. Wetsuit Clearance Sale ! — December 14, 2017
  5. Summer Package Deals — December 14, 2017

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Feb 08

Hovering

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The Hover, as opposed to neutral buoyancy (because we’re all tired of talking about that – right?) Ok – they are in effect the same. Ever seen a student (or certified diver) compensate for poor buoyancy by peddling their fins … of course you have. There’s a HUGE percentage of the recreational diving community that …

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Jan 27

Diving the Aldermans

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We gathered at the wharf road boat ramp in the quaint town of Tairua. A plaque nearby outlined the small towns demise upon the collapse of the logging industry in the early 20th century. The town has done remarkably well since then and a near new boat ramp takes us down the river mouth to the …

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Sep 21

New Dive Boat – Woohooo!

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We are thrilled to announce that our new dive boat Hauraki Express is now taking booking for dive trips – she is a beauty! Hauraki Express Built from scratch, this BRAND NEW 8.3m RIB has been purpose built with the Scuba Diver at the heart of the design. Centre seating for 10 Divers Plenty of space under the bench for …

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Dec 14

Wetsuit Clearance Sale !

We have received a large shipment of WET SUITS priced to clear: Shortie and steamer wet suits for adults and kids from $39 – 40% off. Two piece 5mm spearfishing/freediving wet suits at $299 – 40% off. One piece 5mm suits at $175 combined with 5mm front zipped jacket for $250 or 7mm hooded jacket …

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Dec 14

Summer Package Deals

We have received our new seasons stock and put together 3 awesome Summer package deals. We have upgrade options available to mix and match to your preferences.   Oceanic Package 1 – Buy Online   Oceanic Package 2 – Buy Online   Oceanic Package 2 – Buy Online

Aug 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Thomas and Chris on completing their TDI Hollis Explorer rebreather course. We finished up with a nice hour long dive at Penguin Point, Leigh. There has been plenty of interest in rebreathers so we plan to run a try dive evening for those interested in trying out these awesome pieces of kit. Contact …

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Aug 10

Rebreather Courses Completed !

A big congratulations to Liz and Christian on completing their Hollis Prism 2 Tec CCR rebreather crossover course,  They both have shiny new rebreathers ready and rearing for the coming seasons diving.   Also, congratulations to Nick on completing his Hollis Explorer SCR rebreather crossover course. The Hollis Explorer is aimed at recreational divers and …

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Jan 25

Cylinder Hazard Alert !

Worksafe NZ issued the following “Cylinder Alert Notice” to the industry in December 2016, highlighting worldwide issues with certain cylinders in current circulation: As a result New Zealand Underwater issued the following letter to all associated Cylinder Testing and Cylinder filling facilities: Therefore, Kiwi Divers is no longer able to test or fill cylinders that …

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Dec 09

New Compact BCDs in store !

Just landed are the new Biolite and Jetpack BCDs from Oceanic. The Biolite is the newest lightweight BCD by Oceanic weighing only 2.5 kg! This is the ultimate travel BC with a perfect balance of features and benefits that makes Scuba Diving a pure joy. The Biolite keeps things simple with clean, straightforward design that …

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Nov 29

Save $550 on Oceanic Dive Computers !

We are offering free transmitters with all range of Oceanic wireless air integrated computers.   Air integrated computers not only tell you how much air you have left in your cylinders, but also how long it will last based on your depth and work rate. They also add a great safety benefit by providing audible …

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