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Dive Pacific to launch progressive, community-first digital platform

Dive Pacific to launch progressive, community-first digital platform

The New Zealand Underwater Association is pleased to announce an expansion of its Dive Pacific digital offering.

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Restrictions to stop spread of non-native Caulerpa brachypus seaweed at Aotea Great Barrier Island

Restrictions to stop spread of non-native Caulerpa brachypus seaweed at Aotea Great Barrier Island

Important notice to divers: There are restrictions on some water activities in parts of Great Barrier Island to prevent the spread of an invasive non-native seaweed that’s been found there.

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68th Annual General Meeting 2021

68th Annual General Meeting 2021

On the 3rd of July 2021, the NZUA hosts its 68 Annual General Meeeting

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Season’s greetings from the NZUA

Season’s greetings from the NZUA

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from NZUA

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Survive the Dive certification launched

Survive the Dive certification launched

Survive the Dive online training and certificate platform launched for all New Zealand divers.

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Enjoy Dive Pacific magazine – on us!

Enjoy Dive Pacific magazine – on us!

NZUA's gift to you: the Dec/Jan issue of Dive Pacific magazine

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Taupo Catfish Cull at Waitangi Weekend – save the date

Taupo Catfish Cull at Waitangi Weekend – save the date

The catfish cull at Lake Taupo will be a major spearfishing event this summer

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Back to Diving Checklist

Back to Diving Checklist

Has it been a while since you've had a chance to get underwater? Use this checklist before you get in the water to help keep you safe.

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Big New Future Being Mapped for Dive Pacific, New Zealand’s Dive Magazine

Big New Future Being Mapped for Dive Pacific, New Zealand’s Dive Magazine

The New Zealand Underwater Association is delighted to announce that NZUA is now the proud new owners of Dive Pacific, New Zealand’s Dive Magazine. NZUA has been in the business of representing New Zealand’s divers for 67 years – this latest move is another step to advance our work. 

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Ewan Stevenson – 2020 Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award

Ewan Stevenson – 2020 Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award

Congratulations to 2020 Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award recipient, Ewan Stevenson

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Underwater Hockey Championships

Underwater Hockey Championships

October was a big month for New Zealand underwater hockey, with the U18 Interzone Championship and the 2020 New Zealand Interclub Championships taking place.

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Experience NZ’s Marine Reserves this Summer

Experience NZ’s Marine Reserves this Summer

Experiencing Marine Reserves is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation and they're running some great snorkel days this summer

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Auckland University Underwater Club kicks off semester 2

Auckland University Underwater Club kicks off semester 2

Auckland University Underwater Club has had an exciting start to the semester celebrating PADI women's dive day and an annual social based Taupo trip.

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More awards for Project Reef Life

More awards for Project Reef Life

Project Reef Life are extremely honoured to have been awarded the Terry Healy Coastal Project Award at the NZ Coastal Society’s Conference in Invercargill last week. Previous winners include NIWA & Ministry for the Environment.

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FIT, CHECK & SIGNAL

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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Scallop season is here: need to knows

Scallop season is here: need to knows

Scallop season is here, opening on the 1st of September for many of us and it’s important to refamiliarise yourself with the rules before jumping in the water.

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LegaSea - Voluntary Crayfish Bag Limit Reduction

LegaSea - Voluntary Crayfish Bag Limit Reduction

An alliance of the largest representative recreational fishing organisations in Aotearoa is promoting a voluntary bag limit reduction for Crayfish from 6 to 3 over the summer of 2019 until new regulations are in place.

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EMR Trip to Tapuae Marine Reserve

EMR Trip to Tapuae Marine Reserve

EMR's trip report for the Tapuae marine reserve snorkel day

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It's Seaweek!

It's Seaweek!

NZAEE Seaweek is a New Zealand-wide flagship celebration of environmental education, and it's on right now!

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Professor Chris Battershill speaking at Mount Maunganui Underwater Club

Professor Chris Battershill speaking at Mount Maunganui Underwater Club

The Mount Underwater Club is hosting a talk by Professor Chris Battershill on the 1st of August about the Poor Knights Marine Reserve.

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