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    The Value of Continuing Education for Scuba Divers

    Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time and effort.  In as little as 4 days you can become a certified PADI Open Water Diver!  This is great news for people looking to take up the sport and get out diving with your […]

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    Choosing the right pair of diving fins

    With the variety of fin types, styles and material used it’s sometimes a little confusing when trying to decide on the right diving fins for your activity.  Will they do what I need them to do properly, do they fit, what’s a split or blade fin, open heel or full foot.  What fin’s do or […]

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    Start the Adventure of a lifetime…. TODAY!!!

    Start the Adventure of a lifetime today with the PADI Open Water Diver course at NZ Sea Adventures, Wellingtons Premier Dive Store. Ever wandered what it’s like to be able to breath underwater? Explore the underwater world and see marine life in it’s natural beauty. Discover sunken shipwrecks, dive deep or navigate the trickiest underwater […]

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    Get a Diver the right gift for Christmas

    It’s the season for celebration and giving, we all want to give a gift that each of our family members, partner or friend will enjoy.   At NZ Sea Adventures we’re here to help make that happen in any way we can so here are a few ideas: Safety gear The no.1 thing on every divers […]

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    Becoming a PADI SCUBA Instructor

    Nowadays, a PADI Instructor qualification is more transportable than a degree – and it has the additional benefit of being recognised world-wide in over 183 countries in which PADI has established over 6200 Dive Centres or Resorts. Our graduates from the New Zealand Sea Adventures Instructor Development Centre are in training situations in New Zealand, […]

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    Buoyancy Control (via DAN)

    It’s not surprising that the most common injuries among divers are related to buoyancy issues—barotrauma, uncontrolled ascents, marine life injuries and more could be prevented with some practice and attention to detail. Inefficient buoyancy control can result in descending deeper than planned, altering the intended dive profile and potentially increasing air consumption. Constant adjustments to […]

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    KISS Classic CCR – Syntactic Foam Test Results

    In a previous copy of Dive New Zealand magazine, I told you that the first KISS Classic rebreather with a syntactic coated canister had arrived in New Zealand. I can now tell you how this innovation will save you money and extend your time underwater. At least three divers have already converted their KISS Classic rebreathers to syntactic […]

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    Beginner diving tips to avoid danger

    Safety is almost always at the forefront of any divers thinking, but occasionally and commonly even the most experienced and qualified enthusiasts find themselves in an uncomfortable situation.  The inevitable will come for every diver when a little surprise catches them off guard and they need to re-group a little to regain control of the […]

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    Simple is good, Complex is Dumb

    I have known since my first days as a diver that people under stress are fighting panic and tend to make wrong choices. In an emergency, divers need a limited number of survival responses. The main danger with Scuba is no air. We need to get gas quickly, either from a buddy or the surface. […]

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    Your first step in diving as a career!

    Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI […]

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    Safe and Enjoyable Diving – Wellington and NZ

    With the advent of long summers and great diving on offer, it’s surprising how much underwater time you can clock up and in no time you can feel there is nothing that can go wrong.  This is true if you are following safe diving practices and using common sense so we’ve put together some of our […]

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    Tips & Hints: Getting your Master Scuba Diver rating

    It’s all about getting out SCUBA diving… Finding the time to get out diving after your course with the dive instructor can be hard, you’ve got all those other things that come up that just don’t seem to let you get away…. Make time: The answer is simpler than you think.  What you need to […]

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    The BEST dive course you will ever take…

    This course is SERIOUS FUN!!! “Challenging” and “Rewarding”  These words probably best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned during your diving to date, this course expands your knowledge and prepares you to deal with any problems you may encounter, on and under the water. The Rescue Course is the […]

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    Learning to dive a Closed Circuit Rebreather

    It was a very exciting day when I took possession of my first CCR. I had been diving scuba since 1972 and had a couple of thousand dives. With that background I hoped it would be easy. What a rude shock awaited me – so, let’s start at the beginning. When we learn to dive a re-breather (CCR), […]

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    Advanced Open Water – What’s it all about?

    Exploration!   Excitement!   Experiences! Your Next Step in Underwater Adventures Exploration, excitement and experiences are what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open […]

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    Why you should log those dives…

    Now that you have a few dives under your belt, you’re finally getting the hang of this diving thing. Dare we say, you’ve been bitten by the diving bug? If you’re looking for ways to breakthrough from beginner to experienced, we have a simple trick for you. Keep an up-to-date diving logbook! How can keeping […]

  • KISS Rebreather Deal!

    As you might be aware, we are passionate about quality Rebreather diving equipment, training and experiences.  So, are proud to announce a limited time deal on offer from our friends at KISS. Until the 7th of November, you can order one of their new Spirit LTE mCCRs’ and get… NZ$688 off a Spirit LTE mCCR!   […]

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    10 Reasons to Learn, Dive and Buy Gear from NZ Sea Adventures…

    At New Zealand Sea Adventures we’re extendeding our hospitality to those wanting to know about why our diving services are the best choice for you; 1. Outstanding Safety Record: Diver safety and success is something we take very seriously. This comes through well in our safety record as an extreme adventure facility and provider for the ultimate hedonist. […]

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    Wednesday – Dive Crew Night!

    We meet Wednesday 7th of October at our dive centre in Mana. Cross the Paremata Bridge on SH 1 and take the first left (unless you are heading south). Come and join us from 5.00pm for a BBQ. All you need to do is bring your favourite BBQ food and anything else for a shared meal. You are […]

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    “Ever since you were a kid….

    Ever since you were a kid you’ve wanted to SCUBA dive. Sound familiar? Now days we get you in the water sooner, so you can start having the dives you dreamed of. It’s a piece of cake, as your pool dives will prepare you for your open water dives. All you need to do is a […]