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NZ Underwater News

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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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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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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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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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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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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2020 NZUA AGM

2020 NZUA AGM

Saturday, the 25th of July for the 2020 AGM - hold the date!

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Global dive upcoming trips and training

Global dive upcoming trips and training

Global dive has a variety of trips and training coming up including refresher courses and liveaboards!

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NZUA representative on National Rock Lobster Management Group

NZUA representative on National Rock Lobster Management Group

NZUA board member, Andy Stewart now fills one of two recreational positions as a representative for the NZUA on the National Rock Lobster Management Group.

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Proposed crayfish minimum legal size change in CRA3 consultation

Proposed crayfish minimum legal size change in CRA3 consultation

The National Rock Lobster Management Group (NRLMG) is seeking feedback on changes to minimum legal size limits in CRA3 to present to MPI. They hope new limits will make it fairer for everyone.

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Call for EMR volunteers and upcoming quiz night!

Call for EMR volunteers and upcoming quiz night!

Experiencing Marine Reserves are looking for volunteers to help out with the upcoming summer season in Auckland and tickets for the annual EMR fundraiser quiz held in New Plymouth are now for sale!

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EMR volunteer training and quiz night

EMR volunteer training and quiz night

Experiencing Marine Reserves have volunteer training on the 10th of October and their annual fundraiser quiz night on the 22nd that you don't want to miss out on!

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Current Fisheries Management Submissions - July 2020

Current Fisheries Management Submissions - July 2020

A number of fisheries management submissions of interest to divers are currently in process.

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New recreational crayfish rules for the CRA 2 and CRA 5

New recreational crayfish rules for the CRA 2 and CRA 5

From 1 July 2020, new measures are applied to recreational fishers in the CRA 2 (Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty) and CRA 5 (Canterbury/Marlborough) spiny rock lobster fisheries.

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Project Reef Life installs new art and uncovers curious moki behaviour

Project Reef Life installs new art and uncovers curious moki behaviour

Project Reef Life installs 7 new art pieces in Pātea and their Mark II insitu camera captures some exciting marine life.

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Booming winter for Wettie

Booming winter for Wettie

A humble brag from Wettie about business and diving despite setbacks.

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