Peta King


Recent blog posts written by Peta King

‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

9 April, 2018 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Before learning to scuba dive, it’s natural to have some questions. Exploring the underwater world can be unnerving at first, however it is also exciting and amazing. Here we answer some common questions about learning to dive. 1. Do I need to know how to swim to scuba dive? Since […]

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Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

3 April, 2018 at 9:31 pm Comments are Disabled

There are so many ways to describe Karen Koens; Business owner, mother of three (and teacher to three) as well as PADI Instructor are just a few of them. In 2004, Karen and her family purchased Subsurface Fiji – they weren’t yet certified divers and knew little about running a […]

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James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

28 March, 2018 at 9:33 pm Comments are Disabled

‘As a new diver, some skills are harder to master than others. Was there one you found difficult?’ When we asked our Facebook community this exact question, there was one response that stood out to us. “As a new diver with only 28 dives and I only have 1 hand […]

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What Went Down at the Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

What Went Down at the Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

20 March, 2018 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’ve ever been curious about competitive freediving and what it takes to participate in a national competition, keep reading – we think you might be surprised.  People say that freediving is about inward power, discipline and control – and this was acutely evident at Lake Taupo during the 2018 […]

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Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2018

11 March, 2018 at 9:47 pm Comments are Disabled

The stage is set for the Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals being held this Thursday 15th March to Saturday 18th March. The competition, which will be held over three days, will include all AIDA depth competition disciplines – Constant Weight (CWT), Constant Weight No Fins (CNF) and Free Immersion (FIM). […]

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Young Ocean Explorers and NZAEE Seaweek Contest

Young Ocean Explorers and NZAEE Seaweek Contest

26 February, 2018 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

We all know kids are the future, and the sooner we encourage them to learn about and love our underwater world, the more equipped they’ll be to protect it. Since 2012, PADI AmbassaDivers Young Ocean Explorers have been on a mission to inspire kids to love our ocean through entertaining […]

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