Dive Crew News

Stay up to date with the latest Dive Crew News and Events!

For those of the curious nature we’ve integrated our latest and Greatest into an almost day by day update and reminder of what’s been going on, what’s happening and on offer.  Check in regularly for updates from your favourite Wellington Dive Store!

  • SPECIALTY WEEKEND

    Sign up now for two valuable PADI Specialties. Specialty Weekend 26th & 27th of September Sign up for one or both Specialties! Equipment Specialty Learn about the origins of dive gear and what keeps your’s working properly.  Learn about key design features and proper maintenance requirements in this popular distinctive PADI Specialty Course. When: Saturday the […]

  • Rescue Diver Course – 14th & 15th Nov.

    The best dive course you will ever take.  PADI Rescue Diver is the most valuable dive course any SCUBA Diver can take.  By fine tuning your “Self Rescue” techniques and learning how to identify and solve problems in the water, you become both a more capable and confident diver. The Knowledge Development is real world […]

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    SCUBA Gear Package

    Looking to get set up in a new set of SCUBA gear?  Get yourself into our Wellington based Dive Shop “New Zealand Sea Adventures” any day of the week from 8am to 5pm.  Our store is packed with a great selection of SCUBA gear picked for the best diving experience and value for money.  We’ve […]

  • Open Water Courses coming up

    Now’s your chance! Sign up for your PADI Open Water Course now to get on one of these great opportunities coming up.  Registration is an easy process either online or come into our dive shop on Marina View any day of the week!  Our Store is open 8am to 5pm every day for scuba divers […]

  • Footage from Recent Dive Trips

    Check out the Diving Gallery page and Facebook for some nice photo’s and videos from the recent dive trips. Deep Technical Diver training in Taupo and the Waikato River Drift dive.  Lot’s of fun using different configurations and also the forever fun Waikato River Drift Dive!  We have the Mikhail Lermontov Trip coming up soon […]

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    Snorkel Diving Package

    Our popular Snorkel/Diving Package is packed full of benefits with a price that won’t be beat! Included in your Snorkel/Diving Package is a plush Titanium lined 7mm Wetsuit.  The smoothskin seals reduce flushing and the ergonomically designed arms and legs make for excellent freedom of movement.  Great for SCUBA Diving, Snorkelling or even Freediving. Dive […]

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    NEW Peregrine Dive Computer on the way…

    Yes the new Shearwater Peregrine is on it’s way to NZ Sea Adventures too. Due early August, the high end Shearwater Dive Computer range now includes the Peregrine. A simple and effective dive computer suitable for new divers and experienced Nitrox plus multiple gas functions too. Very well priced and an excellent choice for the […]

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    Learn to SCUBA Dive – Upcoming Open Water Courses

    Learn to SCUBA Dive at New Zealand Sea Adventures, Wellingtons Premier Dive Centre. Experience the thrill of breathing underwater, get up close to friendly marine life and explore the ocean in style.  There’s an easy to use and comprehensive online study portion, two days learning to use the equipment and getting familiar with safe diving […]

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    Exploration and Adventure

    Book in for your Advanced Open Water course this July or August and experience more…. Earn the next level diver rating and gain skills to make your diving easier like, buoyancy control, underwater navigation, deep diving techniques amoung other options.  Signing up is easy, there’s special offer if you completed your Open Water Diver course […]

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    Optional Free eLearning Introduction

    Optional Free Open Water Diver eLearning Introduction The PADI Open Water Diver eLearning Section 1 is now available free to anybody looking at learning to SCUBA dive.  Try out the eLearning platform and get started in your path to becoming a certified SCUBA Diver.  Learn about what it is to be a scuba diver with […]

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    New Diver Medical Questionnaire

    New Diver Medical Just released, a new globally recognised and accredited Diver Medical | Participant Questionnaire for checking your medical fitness to dive. The new form is much easier to use and features updated standards adjusted to modern thinking.  The original RSTC Medical Statement, had been adjusted slightly since being designed in 1989 but was […]

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    Monthly Newsletter

    – July 2020 – Crew Night this Wednesday Come along on Wednesday the 1st of July for our monthly Dive Crew Night.  Arrive any time from 5pm.  Everyone is welcome. Bring your favourite BBQ food for a shared meal and a drink if you wish. There’s tea and coffee provided. We have Dive Crew updates […]

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    We got another PADI Award!

    Tim from PADI called in recently with a Membership Award recognising 20 years as a torch bearer.  The award thanks us for our loyalty, dedication and leadership in teaching people to love diving and to care about the oceans.  Making a difference that will help change the world. As always we are honored and proud […]

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    Dive Courses coming up.

    Ready for your next step or starting your first SCUBA Diving Course?  Signing up is easy either in store or online at New Zealand Sea Adventures.  Our SCUBA Diving courses are user friendly and convenient with online Knowledge Development at home in your own time and flexibility through having our own purpose built Diver Training […]

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    Crew Nights are Back!

    Dive into Crew Night’s.. Starting this Wednesday the 3rd of June, our monthly dive crew nights are back on the first Wednesday of the month.

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    25% Off PADI eLearning sections ends Sunday!!!

    Anybody thinking about taking their next dive course or more, now is the time to purchase the PADI eLearning sections for your upcoming PADI course/s.  Due to the Pandemic, PADI have been and are offering their Premium eLearning courses at a whopping 25% off.  There’s even a special temporary waiver that allows you to purchase […]

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    New Course Dates for Advanced Open Water

    Missed your PADI Advanced Open Water diver course during Lock-Down? SIGN UP NOW for one of the newly scheduled courses! COVID-19 Sent us all “running for the hills” but no more (at least in New Zealand anyway).  With some already underway in their Advanced Open Water course last weekend we’ve also set more dates for […]

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    We’re Open Again from Thursday the 14th of May

    It seems like a life time but finally we can provide the service you expect. Thursday is the first day of Level-2, yes, we can go diving. That is anything from snorkel diving to Re-breathers. From Thursday we will be open from 8.00am to 5.00pm daily. Now we can re-start dive training, if you need […]

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    Well we did it.

    Yes we opened Thursday, just for two hours and our customers didn’t let us down. It was great to get back after a month and clean out all the cobwebs – theirs and ours. If you cant make our Tuesday or Thursday 10.00 to 12.00am openings, call us on 027 24 30 175 and make […]

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    More courses on new platform!

    The new PADI eLearning platform is much more user friendly.  Now run by a professional online education platform, the new PADI eLearning courses for SCUBA Diving Courses and Continuing Education for Dive Adventures is an exciting tool. It’s universal meaning the standard eLearning platform works on all devices.  There’s also multiple languages available for your […]

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    We’re Open Thursday.

    We are open this Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00pm. If the demand is there we are happy to extend the days and times. It must be non-contact and contact-less payment. Ask for details if you’re not sure. Please also remember, we can’t Scuba dive during Level Three but we can get ready now for Level […]

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    Diving, Level 3 and NZ Sea Adventures

    Starting Thursday the 30th of April, we will be in-store from 10am to 12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Bear in mind there must be no contact and a 2 metre distance maintained at all times.  No entrance to the store is allowed under level 3. Cylinders and Dive Gear Servicing What you can do on […]

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    Extended Shearwater Warranty

    Extending product warranty! To show support to the diving community in these challenging times, Shearwater are extending the product warranty to January 1st , 2023 for any new Teric, Perix AI, Perdix, Petrel 2, Nerd 2 and transmitters purchased anytime in 2020. READ MORE We know some of us can’t dive into the oceans, explore […]

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    Latest Firmware Update

      Shearwater Firmware v17 for Teric is now available.   Shearwater Firmware v17 for Teric is now available. This release is not a major feature release but is recommended for all users to address a few minor issues.

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    25% OFF until 30th of April!

    In light of the current circumstances, PADI have a limited time offer on their PADI eLearning courses. To help you pass the time while in lock down or/and prepare for your next course, without breaking the budget! GET YOURS TODAY!

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    New PADI App with Downloadable eCards

    As some people might know already, your PADI certification cards for upcoming dive courses are going to be issued as eCards instead of the plastic dive cards by default.  This was a logical step with environmental issues and also the convenience and increased reliability of Digital verification. In line with this, PADI have released a […]

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    No Prerequisites for Knowledge Development

    So that divers (or scuba divers to be) wanting to make the most of their lock down time by progressing with their scuba diving, PADI have announced some temporary standards changes which include the lifting of prerequisites for Knowledge Development sections.  This is particularly helpful in the current limitations for doing your dive courses. PADI […]

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    FREE – Dive NZ Magazine

    There may not have been a Crew Night this month but we’re doing what we can to get you what you’re used to. Due to the restrictions on printing, Dive NZ Magazine are unable to provide their printed magazine.  But have no fear, all is not lost!  Here is a link to the digital version […]

  • Wellington SCUBA Diving Newsletter

    April 2020 Hi Dive Crew, Stay Safe and we will all be diving again …… soonish. In the mean time, here’s your much loved Monthly Dive Crew Newsletter. Congratulations to all those who achieved new diver ratings in March, it was a busy month with new diver certifications and Specialty ratings achieved.  Many thanks and […]