Tony Howell has been an active PADI Course Director since 1989. He is a very successful Instructor in his own right and has vast experience with PADI’s continuing education programmes and the Instructor Development Course (IDC) in particular. Tony is qualified to teach scuba and Tech dive courses including trimix and rebreathers. He has owned and operated New Zealand Sea Adventures Diver Training Centre in Wellington since 1990. Tony is also an Instructor trainer in: TDI, EFR, DSAT, CMAS, SDI, MFA, MSCDB and an IANTD Instructor.
Tony dives with: S600 regulators, Shearwater computers, DiveRite Nomad harness in either the Sidemount or Backmount configuration, or a DiveRite Transpac with integrated weight system, KISS Classic CCR, DiveRite XT Monoprene fins, and an Otter Brittannic drysuit with Fourth Element under garments.
Peter began diving in Fiji during 2005 and took to it right away. The idea of becoming a scuba instructor was something Peter aspired to do from the beginning and in 2011 he left Dairy Farm Management to become a full time Dive Professional.
Peter started at NZ Sea Adventures early in 2012 as our Retail Manager and excelled for nearly four years. In 2015 Peter got the Training Manager role and never looked back. He is now an experienced and passionate Scuba Instructor with a shared passion for local diving and our ocean planet.
Peter Dives with: An Atlantis Quest BCD, Oceandry Bravo Drysuit with Fourth Element or Atlantis Legacy Wetsuit with Icon vest, Split fins and single lens clear silicone mask, Icon purge snorkel, Legacy dive boots and gloves, Sherwood Retractable compass, Shearwater Peregrine dive computer, Atlantis Quest Regulators/gauges and a DiveAlert PLUS.
Murray began diving very early in life and worked his way through some diver ratings. He is also keen on the outdoors and conservation issues.
Murray looks after the Retail area including helping with fishing and dive gear sales and filling cylinders.