The NZU is an advocate for clean sea programs, supporting environmental campaigns with volunteers and expertise.
NZU flies the flag for diver safety in New Zealand, managing essential services like the Dive Emergency number (DES).
Many of our members a keen sports people engaged in scuba, spearfishing underwater hockey or snorkeling.Get InvolvedLearn MoreGet Wet
Tristan brings significant volunteer and sports management experience to NZU Board. He is a past president of Underwater Hockey New Zealand (UWHNZ) as well as being UWHNZ’s schools development officer.Tristan’s day-to-day employment is as the Project Director at TKR Consultants Ltd. Tristan is a graduate of University of Canterbury and a Chartered Professional.
Mike began diving in New Zealand in the early 1980’s at age 19. He became a PADI Divemaster, then an instructor in 1998, before opening a dive centre in 1999. Mike lives in Papamoa, where he works as an independent project manager and consultant to the Energy Utility Industry, a Health & Safety consultant and an auditor to the adventure tourism and dive industry. Mike has electrical trade and technical qualifications, PADI Staff Instructor qualification and an MBA from Waikato University. E-mail: email@example.com
Andy’s diving experiences initially began snorkeling as a 7 year old hanging on to his father’s spearfishing float line while towed around places like Cape Brett in the Bay of Islands. With a passion for introducing people to the underworld he eventually became a PADI dive instructor and in 2014 a PADI Course Director, PADI’s highest recreational instructor rating. When not blowing bubbles Andy works as the GM Information & Technology for the Selwyn Foundation who are a non for profit Aged Care organization.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org