June 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Atomic Venom ARC Mask & SV2 Snorkel

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June 2019 Monthly Madness Prize –Atomic Venom ARC Mask & SV2 Snorkel   Hot out of the Design Hub at Atomic Aquatics are two awesome products. First the Atomic Venom ARC mask is a blend of the Atomics Subframe and Frameless Masks. It has a reinforcing internal frame that’s moulded directly beneath the surface of […]

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 May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course

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May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course   As a diver you know that you are limited on bottom time due to the Nitrogen we breathe in.  When diving 16 metres or shallower, you can stay for up to an hour if you have enough air.  But go a little deeper and […]

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 March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage

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March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize –Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage   Looking for a new regulator for our ‘cold’ New Zealand waters, then look no further than the Zeagle Onyx II Regulator. The Onyx II comes with a black chrome plated first stage which is environmentally sealed which means that none of the internal […]

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 February 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Atmos BCD

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  February 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Atmos BCD   Oceanic has a saying… “Innovation first”. As a brand they are known for their dependable products that are loved by all divers, and the Atmos is no exception. It’s easy to use and the highly adjustable design is awesome for pretty much any recreational […]

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 October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit

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October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit   We’re not just in your element; we were born there! In a factory on the coast of British Columbia — BARE, the brainchild of 2 divers determined on creating a drysuit for the frigid waters of the Canadian Pacific Ocean was born. For over […]

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 September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course

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September2018 Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Advanced Course   Finished your Open Water Course and discover that the little diving bug in side you have grown and you now looking for you next underwater adventure. Then the PADI Advanced Open water course (AOW) is the next step. The Advanced course focuses on the practical elements of […]

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 August 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis Midi Torch, Kevlar Palm Gloves, DHQ Catchbag and Cray Measure

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August 2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Hollis Midi Torch, Kevlar Palm Gloves, DHQ Catchbag and Cray Measure   Whether it’s poking your nose under a rock to check for that next monster cray or going for an always epic night dive to check out the nocturnal sea life, every diver should carry at least one torch. […]

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 Hollis SMS 75 – An owners Review

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I have owned the Hollis SMS 75 for a year and a half now, I went from using rental Jacket style BCDs to the SMS 75 getting into sidemount diving in mind. I’ve done that and beyond in this BCD, I am now a Side Mount Specialty instructor and love the way I can set […]

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 Taupo dive trip – A look backwards

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Taupo Drift dive trip.   Dipsi 1 Hijacked Dipsi 2 Taupo trip. It was a great opportunity for the two groups to bond and dive together.   Day one: Driving down and snorkeling the Waikato River from Cherry Island to Reids Farm with a stop at the natural hot springs and an epic jump near […]

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 The Lake Pupuke Mapping Project

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The Lake Pupuke Mapping Project Date- 14/06/2018 As apart of our Divemaster training we were assigned a mapping project as a collective group we decided on Lake Pupuke as a prime mapping location. So we set out in teams of three each with a responsibility.   First was Nick who was responsible for the compass […]

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