Raymon is a keen local freediver and is looking forward to learning to scuba dive so he can use his prize which is “Mean” He can’t believe he has won such an amazing prize and thinks he should buy a lotto ticket this week too.
Split Fins or Blade Fins… The design itself is meant to channel the right amount of water with each kick behind you to propel you forward and allowing extra water to slip through the split to ease the strain and work load on the ankles, shins and all other muscles involved in the desired kicking […]
Tucked away in the most southern point of the north island is a small fishing village, Ngawi. This prime example of New Zealand’s beautiful rugged coast was the location for our Labour Weekend Dive trip. Only problem was we didn’t go diving! With so much to do and see nobody seemed all that bothered about […]
Big congratulations to Octobers Monthly Madness prize draw winner Morne Prinsloo! Morne has been a great customer for a long time and we were so happy when his name came up for the draw, great news! He’ll be upgrading his current well-loved suit to a brand new BARE Velocity, keeping Morne nice and warm during […]
If you want simple but reliable, then the Oceanic’s Alpha 8 Second Stages and SP5 First Stage regulator set used in conjunction with a compact SPG and Depth gauge module is a great starter package for any diver who wants a light, no frills piston regulator that still offers a solid performance. The Zeagle Base […]
“Thanks for the super prize of a PADI Advanced Course. Since arriving in New Zealand, Dive HQ have been a wonderful support as my children and I expand our diving experience. It was with great delight I received the call to inform me I had won the PADI Advanced Open Water Course in a draw. Fantastic!! […]
We took our Dipsi students up for their wreck specialty instructor training to the HMNZS Canterbury. Before getting up to the Bay of Islands we first went to Long Bay Park to practice reel deployment and silt out drills. We drove up to the Bay of Islands Holiday Park in the afternoon ready for […]
Young Maddie qualified last month and was last months winner of the Hollis Midi Torch/Kevlar gloves/DHQ Catchbag and cray measure package, Maddie’s response to winning was, “This is awesome, this is my first part of my very own dive gear. Thanks”. Enjoy your new gear Madeline! from the Dive HQ team.
Finished your Open Water Course and discover that the little diving bug in side you have grown and you now looking for you next underwater adventure. Then the PADI Advanced Open water course (AOW) is the next step. The Advanced course focuses on the practical elements of Diving from Fish Identification to Navigation, the advanced […]
Whether it’s poking your nose under a rock to check for that next monster cray or going for an always epic night dive to check out the nocturnal sea life, every diver should carry at least one torch. A back up is also always a good idea, as well as a necessity when night diving. […]