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World Oceans Day Event in Malaysia

World Oceans Day Event in Malaysia

26 May, 2014 at 12:29 am 0 comments

World Oceans Day is the official UN-designated international day of ocean celebration. On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it. The 2013/14 two-year theme is “Together we have the power to protect the ocean!” On June 8th, many […]

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PADI Divers hit the big screens at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

PADI Divers hit the big screens at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

15 May, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

If you happened to be passing through Kuala Lumpur International Airport over the past month, chances are you would have seen TV footage of four PADI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver students from Kids Scuba, Malaysia, filmed during Mabul World Turtle Day 2013. The kids are shown scuba diving and […]

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Conservation and Fund-Raising Day in Malaysia

Conservation and Fund-Raising Day in Malaysia

11 May, 2014 at 10:52 pm 0 comments

It was a good day for conservation on the 25th April 2014 when PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, Downbelow Marine and Wildlife Adventures joined forces with Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu for a day of awareness and fund raising, including a cleanup and mangrove planting project at Gaya Island, Borneo. […]

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An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

29 April, 2014 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

PADI recently interviewed Cameron Schwaiger from Kew in Victoria who took up his dream job as a PADI Divemaster at Academy of Scuba, a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre in Glen Iris and Rye.   Describe a typical day in your working life as a PADI Divemaster. For me […]

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I Heart My PADI Pro – Contest Winners

I Heart My PADI Pro – Contest Winners

23 April, 2014 at 1:32 am 0 comments

Congratulations to the three winners of the I Heart My PADI Pro contest – Jennifer Lane, Melissa Leonard and Sally Watson. The I Heart My PADI Pro contest took place in February and March 2014 via the PADI Facebook page. PADI Divers were asked to nominate the PADI Professional who […]

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First PADI Instructor Exam in Brunei

First PADI Instructor Exam in Brunei

18 April, 2014 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Known as the green heart of Borneo, Brunei is fast becoming also known for its stunning blue seas and underwater treasures! A truly unspoilt gem, Brunei recently hosted its first PADI Instructor Exam with fantastic results! From the 15-16th of February this year, 11 candidates partook in both written exams […]

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