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Combining a Passion for Diving with a Passion for Conservation

Combining a Passion for Diving with a Passion for Conservation

21 September, 2017 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Resa Janssen Like many divers, the team from The Dive Shack, feel a responsibility to protect our ocean planet. So when they saw the chance to combine an upcoming dive trip with conservation activities they jumped at the chance. Earlier in the year, eleven divers travelled with The […]

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It’s a Wrap! Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

It’s a Wrap! Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

20 September, 2017 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo supplied by Freediving New Zealand PADI were proud to sponsor the Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals held in Auckland over the weekend. The event saw freedivers from across New Zealand and the world come together to compete across three disciplines – Static Apnea, Dynamic With Fins and Dynamic […]

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Trip of a Lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef Doesn’t Disappoint

Trip of a Lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef Doesn’t Disappoint

18 September, 2017 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Last month, to celebrate the Professional Association of Diving Instructor’s (PADI) 25 millionth diving certification, Sarah Gleeson and a buddy of her choosing were invited on a dream trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and saw first-hand the state of the Reef. “I had seen reports of the Great Barrier […]

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Myoungho Noh Joins the PADI AmbassaDiver Family

Myoungho Noh Joins the PADI AmbassaDiver Family

14 September, 2017 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

We’re thrilled to welcome Myoungho Noh to the PADI AmbassaDiver family! Not only is he a PADI Course Director but he was also the first PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer from Korea. We got to know him a little better and learnt about some of his favourite freediving moments and what […]

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Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

11 September, 2017 at 11:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A baby great white shark washed up at Shelly Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday afternoon. After several failed attempts to return the injured shark to the sea, rescuers moved it to the nearby Fairy Bower ocean pool. The juvenile shark, nicknamed ‘Fluffy,’ was around 2 metres (9.8 feet) long […]

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Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

11 September, 2017 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Freediver demonstrates Dynamic With Fin discipline This weekend, the Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017 will be held in Auckland. PADI are proud to be a sponsor of the event and to support the growth of freediving not only in New Zealand but around the world. The event will […]

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