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 Read more about Canterbury and Waikato Wreck Trip[…]

CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course

A big congratulations to Bob Thompson who travelled from Australia to complete his 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 was Read more about CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course[…]

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 Read more about Waikato Wreck and Tutukaka Coastline[…]

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 Read more about Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks[…]

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 Read more about Diving the Waikato Wreck at Tutukaka[…]