Asia Pacific

PADI and Oceanic Go Dive and Win contest winners

PADI and Oceanic Go Dive and Win contest winners

27 January, 2014 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Learning to dive is a fantastic achievement in it’s own right but doing so and winning yourself an Oceanic Package or dive holiday is one step better. Throughout the months of June to December in 2013, those who completed their PADI Open Water Diver course at a participating PADI & […]

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PADI Open Water Diver student mask clears with Sealions

PADI Open Water Diver student mask clears with Sealions

20 January, 2014 at 7:29 pm Comments are Disabled

New divers all over the world have practiced the mask clear skill time and time again, yet there would not be many to complete the skill in the company of Sealions full of fascination! This is what Stefan Andrews, the 2013 Australasian Our World-Underwater Rolex Scholar recently experienced whilst instructing […]

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Live the Diving Dream Contest (Asia Pacific) – a great success for PADI Divemasters!

Live the Diving Dream Contest (Asia Pacific) – a great success for PADI Divemasters!

16 January, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI’s Live the Diving Dream contest was held from July 2013 to 31st December 2013, awarding monthly prizes of an Apple iPad to six new PADI Divemasters in the Asia Pacific territory. The six winners in the contest were Phil Voss from Singapore, Ellie Davidson from Exmouth, Western Australia, Oliver […]

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PADI Master Instructor featured in the NZ Herald

PADI Master Instructor featured in the NZ Herald

6 January, 2014 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Having certified numerous new PADI Open Water Divers and providing instructor training programmes and opportunities for people with disabilities to get themselves in and under the water, it’s no wonder the NZ Herald have chosen to feature the scuba diving life of Darrell Bird, owner of Dive Zone Whitianga, and the […]

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Humpback Whale saved by PADI Dive Instructor

Humpback Whale saved by PADI Dive Instructor

11 November, 2013 at 9:01 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Dive Instructor, Sam Jupe is being referred to as a hero. Earlier this month Sam was on a holiday in Fiji when he performed an incredible whale rescue.  While on a charter boat, Sam noticed the distressed whale, which had its tail tangled in commercial fishing gear. Sam reports […]

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