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New Zealand Diving

With year round diving opportunities and two distinct islands, there is something for every diver here. You'll be awed by the wrecks, fjords and kelp forests, as well as the sub-tropical reefs which afford you the opportunity to swim with vast schools of fish.

Blue MaoMao School of Fish
Blue MaoMao Arch
Rainbow Warrior 1
Rainbow Warrior Wreck
Aramoana 1 Anenome
Aramoana Mole
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Dive Safely

The global scuba diving community continues to confront the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but we want to keep diving dreams alive for all our divers. Safety is our main priority, so we urge you to take recommendations from local authorities seriously and follow any guidelines in place. If you are in a location where diving is advisable, make sure to contact your local PADI Dive Shop to find out all the safety protocols they have put in place. You can also follow the personal hygiene tips put out by the WHO and consider additional safety procedures for scuba diving such as: