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Underwater Photography Workshop with Dive Dive Dive


When: Sunday 15th December

Where: Dive Dive Dive Whangarei and the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve

Come and join myself and the team from Dive Dive Dive on a fun day starting with an Underwater Photography Workshop offering you the chance to get all your photo questions answered and improve your underwater photography skills.

This workshop is More >

Swimming in the shallows

Alright Dive Gear – Lets Get Wet!


On Saturday morning I posted a photograph on the Dive Mistress Facebook page.  I thought about pressing the post button for a few moments as the photograph was actually quite upsetting.


Post by Dive Mistress.

187 days dry. My Shearwater Petrel was scolding me. A lot has happened in those months and diving took a back seat. Some times More >


DEMA: All the news you want to read


The DEMA show is a once a year international trade-only event for the diving, action water sports and travel industries. Thousands of dive professionals spend a few days perusing hundreds of exhibits featuring the dive equipment manufacturers, travel destinations, water sports apparel, and other services and attending seminars on state of the More >

KASM poster

Seabed mining – Why it (quite literally) sucks.


This is a guest post by James Croker.

New Zealanders are blessed with a strong connection to the ocean. We are surrounded by it and most of us are influenced or directly involved with it on a daily basis. It is a mighty taonga that enriches body and mind. Fishing, Sailing, Surfing, Swimming, Diving – all are activities that define many of us and More >

/ Photograph by Rob Wilson

What is a Marine Reserve?


No Touch, No Take, No Break.  It’s a common saying in New Zealand – amongst divers and snorkelers.

In a marine reserve we don’t touch living creatures, we don’t take them for food and we don’t break shells to feed other marine life.  It is a place where we dive and see more marine life, and often larger marine life – but what actually is a marine More >


Dive into The Maldives


Thanks to its white sandy beaches, tropical weather, coral reefs and an abundance of exotic marine life, the Maldives has become a premier diving location – popular with divers worldwide.

Whether staying on land in one of the many five star resorts or on board one of the readily available liveaboard boats, you are sure to be amazed with the dives More >

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