Asia Pacific

Stairway Foundation- Promoting Conservation in Local Communities

Stairway Foundation- Promoting Conservation in Local Communities

5 July, 2018 at 12:03 am Comments are Disabled

The health and sustainability of our oceans are dependent on our roles and actions as a global community. By empowering all communities and connecting them to the PADI Four Pillars of Change, we can all work together to improve our world while also becoming powerful catalysts for change. Photos supplied […]

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Mongolia’s First PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Khaliun Batsaikhan  

Mongolia’s First PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Khaliun Batsaikhan  

27 May, 2018 at 6:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We are extremely proud to announce Mongolia’s first PADI® Open Water Scuba Instructor, Khaliun Batsaikhan, who completed her PADI Instructor Examination in April, 2018. Crystal Dive Koh Tao caught up with Khaliun to learn about her journey towards being a PADI Instructor. What inspired you to become a PADI Professional? […]

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Underwater Tour 2018: An Evening of Underwater Entertainment and Inspiration

Underwater Tour 2018: An Evening of Underwater Entertainment and Inspiration

19 April, 2018 at 9:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Five internationally acclaimed speakers are hitting the road to bring you four nights of underwater entertainment and inspiration in four Australian State Capitals as part of the Underwater Tour 2018. Join Jürgen Freund, Jason Isley, Dr Richard Smith and Darren Jew and Jasmine Carey as they discuss their journeys as […]

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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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