Behind the scenes of ‘The Weedfish – Short Documentary (2021)’

We were heading up to the Tutukaka Coast to start filming our documentary and so many uncertainties were going through our heads. Our goal – to film a story with Crispin and Irene Middleton where they take us on a mission to capture photos of a fairly common but extremely elusive fish – the crested […]

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 Oceanic Excursion BCD

If you’re looking for a great rear inflate BCD this is the BCD I would recommend. The BCD offers a huge amount of lift with a bladder that offers up to 58lbs of lift and comes in a range of sizes from small to extra extra large. The BCD offers a great amount of comfort […]

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 Grandfather Hapuku / New Zealand Scorpion Fish

Scorpion fish located at the middle stacker of the HMSNZ Canterbury Wreck – Photo by Doyle Larsson The scorpion fish (Scorpaena cardinalis), also known as the eastern red scorpionfish, grandfather hapuku or New Zealand red rock cod are found in temperate waters and are distributed around Northern New Zealand, the Tasman Sea, and the Kermadec Islands.  […]

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 Bare 8/7mm Ultra Velocity Semi-Dry Men’s Hooded Suit

There’s a phenomena we need to talk about that occurs in winter and that is the sudden scarcity of divers out there. I believe that what’s causing it is the same thing that causes shrinkage. It’s a bit colder, not by much if you ask some, but clearly enough to discourage the tropically inclined amongst […]

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 People ask me, why a SCUBA diver?

People often ask me why a scuba diver? Well here it is… Have you ever in your life wanted to be a mermaid? Be able to breath underwater and become friends with all the fish and marine life? Well that’s exactly what it’s like. We are the only people that get to experience first-hand the […]

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 April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins

April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins     With a name Like F1 fins you would expect speed, efficiency and high-end performance – These fins deliver on all fronts! The Hollis F1 fins are made from a single piece of high strength industrial monoprene rubber. Basically, that means with no seams, no […]

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

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

  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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 January 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Rescue Course

January 2019Monthly Madness Prize –PADI Rescue Course   Scuba diving is a great sport and like any activity it is not without its risks, and that is what attracts some divers. Other divers pick up the sport for the weightlessness, to see the beautiful marine life, or as an added activity for their vacations. These […]

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 December 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Atomic Split Fins

December2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Atomic Split Fins   Split Fins or Blade Fins…   The design itself is meant to channel the right amount of water with each kick behind you to propel you forward and allowing extra water to slip through the split to ease the strain and work load on the ankles, shins […]

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