Wonderview entry to Daniels Reef

Daniels Reef, Leigh Found at the bottom of the walkway from Wonderview road in Leigh we have the shortest shore access to Daniels reef. Predominantly known for its surf, this reef is found roughly a 500m surface swim east and if the vis is good you will find the top of the reef sitting about […]

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 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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 HMNZS Canterbury Wreck

The Canterbury is my favourite wreck north of Auckland the depth and water quality make the visibility better than most other wrecks and more often than not you get a good 20m+ vis. Perfect for wreck penetrations if you’re qualified to do so but absolutely stunning even exploring the outside of the wreck. Entry Point […]

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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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 What is a Master Scuba Diver and why be one?

Master Scuba Divers – not to be confused with Divemasters – are considered to be part of an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training, with fewer than two percent of divers ever achieving this rating. First of all, it’s not a qualification, it’s a ‘rating’. […]

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

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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 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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 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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 November 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges

November2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges     Jacket style BCD and Regulator combo   If you want simple but reliable, then the Oceanic’s Alpha 8 Second Stages and SP5 First Stage regulator set used in conjunction with a compact SPG and Depth gauge […]

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