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NZ Underwater News

Young Ocean Explorers New Rangatahi series

Young Ocean Explorers New Rangatahi series

Young Ocean Explorers are incredibly excited to be launching their new Rangatahi series to learn about the moana through a Te Ao Māori lens.

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Ghost Fishing December Events

Ghost Fishing December Events

Head along to Ghost fishing NZ's events this month- The Mirimar wharf clean up on the 1st of December and Christmas Pot Luck on the 14th!

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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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Underwater Hockey NZ new logo and tournament TV airing

Underwater Hockey NZ new logo and tournament TV airing

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Pre-Christmas events for Experiencing Marine Reserves

Pre-Christmas events for Experiencing Marine Reserves

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CMAS cards for NZUA qualified divers

CMAS cards for NZUA qualified divers

NZUA now offers the option to reissue CMAS cards to all divers who have qualified under the NZ Underwater qualification prior to 1986

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Inaugural Water Safety Month kicks off

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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Spearfishing NZ Mid-Winter Snapper Shootout

Spearfishing NZ Mid-Winter Snapper Shootout

A great day out was had by all on September 21st for the Mid-Winter Snapper Shootout presented by Port Valley and Schnappa Rock.

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Acknowledging Wade Doak, Judy Johnson & Dave Parore

Acknowledging Wade Doak, Judy Johnson & Dave Parore

Acknowledging the loss of some integral members of our underwater community

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New Zealand Marine Values Survey

New Zealand Marine Values Survey

Help out a student from Victoria University with his research on marine values by participating in a survey.

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

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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EMR Poor Knights Snorkel trip

EMR Poor Knights Snorkel trip

Come along to EMR's Poor Knights Snorkel day this weekend!

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Marine Lessons from Piha

Marine Lessons from Piha

What can be learnt about our marine environment from a quick trip to the beach? What does that shell belong to? What is seafoam made of? What are 'blue-bottle jellyfish'?

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New Zealand wins triple gold at Underwater Hockey World Championships

New Zealand wins triple gold at Underwater Hockey World Championships

NZUWH teams enjoy a very successful tournament at the age group Underwater Hockey World Championships in Sheffield, UK.

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To pee or not to pee?

To pee or not to pee?

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

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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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Story of the month- Licking my Green Lips

Story of the month- Licking my Green Lips

I have always adored seafood. I’ll eat it in all forms- fish, shellfish, crustaceans, raw, boiled, baked, I don’t care, as long as it gets in my belly. One of the most exciting papers I have taken this semester has been solely focussed on fisheries and aquaculture and I’m thoroughly enjoying the breadth of topics covered. One lecture was spent analysing green-lipped mussel farming in New Zealand.

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EMR upcoming events- Quiz night and eco safari

EMR upcoming events- Quiz night and eco safari

EMR is hosting some fundraising events in preparation for their upcoming 2019-20 season!

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Wellington Underwater Club photo competition

Wellington Underwater Club photo competition

The Wellington Underwater Club photo competition is certainly worth checking out on its facebook page.

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Wyland Award 2019 Recipients

Wyland Award 2019 Recipients

The Wyland award is given to an individual or group of individuals who have contributed enormous amounts of time for the benefit of all divers and the marine environment for no real personal gain. Find out who the winners were this year.

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