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Diver accident at shallow depths acts as a cautionary tale for everyone
February 19, 2020

Diver accident at shallow depths acts as a cautionary tale for everyone

Diving should always be done with caution, even when using fool-proof equipment as one diver recently found out.

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Inaugural Water Safety Month kicks off
October 19, 2019

Inaugural Water Safety Month kicks off

Already this year 57 people have died in the water in preventable incidents*, compared to 66 in all of last year. In response, Water Safety NZ launches first-ever Water Safety Month!

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Project Reef Life collab with Oceans Alive to teach kids how to scuba
October 8, 2019

Project Reef Life collab with Oceans Alive to teach kids how to scuba

Project Reef Life paired with Oceans Alive New Plymouth to teach seven high school students how to scuba dive.

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To pee or not to pee?
August 21, 2019

To pee or not to pee?

Why is it we feel the need to go to the bathroom when underwater?

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FIT, CHECK & SIGNAL
December 20, 2018

FIT, CHECK & SIGNAL

Are you the best diver you could be? Qualified – Yes! Experienced – Yes! But are you Fit, do you Check, and do you always Signal? NZ Underwater’s 2019 signature message to divers applies to even the best of the best, and here’s why…

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Safer Boating - VHF Radio
December 21, 2018

Safer Boating - VHF Radio

Maritime NZ have launched a new ad campaign with the aim of spreading awareness of the importance of taking a VHF Radio with you out on the water.

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Alcohol vs Boating: Not Worth the Risk
September 26, 2018

Alcohol vs Boating: Not Worth the Risk

Taking some beersies out on the boat is a fondly held kiwi pastime. It's hard to think of a fishing trip without a box or two, but the numbers are in and there's no disputing it: boats and alcohol don't mix.

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Paddle Craft Guide - Safer Boating Week
September 26, 2018

Paddle Craft Guide - Safer Boating Week

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ, for Safer Boating Week (12-19 October) have created a 'Paddle Craft Guide'. This helpful and comprehensive booklet provides safety information for kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, sit-on-tops, Waka Ama, and canoes.

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Safer Boating Guide - Safer Boating Week
September 26, 2018

Safer Boating Guide - Safer Boating Week

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ have produced a helpful 'Safer Boating Guide' for everyone intending to take a boat out this summer.

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Understanding the Weather
September 25, 2018

Understanding the Weather

New Zealand weather is so varied, from hour to hour, and all over the country. A change in expected weather, or a turn for the worse, could make all the difference between a lovely day out and an emergency situation.

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