NZ Underwater News

Dec 21, 2018

Safer Boating - VHF Radio

Maritime NZ have launched a new ad campaign with the aim of spreading awareness of the importance of taking a VHF Radio with you out on the water.

Maritime NZ have launched a new ad campaign with the aim of spreading awareness of the importance of taking a VHF Radio with you out on the water.

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Dec 21, 2018

Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade

Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade will provide about 4,000 new lifejackets at discounted prices, at 56 locations around New Zealand.

Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade will provide about 4,000 new lifejackets at discounted prices, at 56 locations around New Zealand.

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Dec 21, 2018

LegaSea - Voluntary Crayfish Bag Limit Reduction

An alliance of the largest representative recreational fishing organisations in Aotearoa is promoting a voluntary bag limit reduction for Crayfish from 6 to 3 over the summer of 2019 until new regulations are in place.

An alliance of the largest representative recreational fishing organisations in Aotearoa is promoting a voluntary bag limit reduction for Crayfish from 6 to 3 over the summer of 2019 until new regulations are in place.

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Dec 21, 2018

Young Ocean Explorers End of Year Update

It’s been a fantastic year of momentum for Young Ocean Explorers. We’ve just completed our ‘Clean Communities – Clean Oceans’ school tour. Over 9 weeks we gave presentations to 68 schools, 12 teacher professional development sessions, reaching over 38,000 students and teachers. (During 2018 we’ve given presentations to over 59,000)

It’s been a fantastic year of momentum for Young Ocean Explorers. We’ve just completed our ‘Clean Communities – Clean Oceans’ school tour. Over 9 weeks we gave presentations to 68 schools, 12 teacher professional development sessions, reaching over 38,000 students and teachers. (During 2018 we’ve given presentations to over 59,000)

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Dec 20, 2018

FIT, CHECK & SIGNAL

Are you the best diver you could be? Qualified – Yes! Experienced – Yes! But are you Fit, do you Check, and do you always Signal? NZ Underwater’s 2019 signature message to divers applies to even the best of the best, and here’s why…

Are you the best diver you could be? Qualified – Yes! Experienced – Yes! But are you Fit, do you Check, and do you always Signal? NZ Underwater’s 2019 signature message to divers applies to even the best of the best, and here’s why…

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Sep 26, 2018

Safer Boating Guide - Safer Boating Week

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ have produced a helpful 'Safer Boating Guide' for everyone intending to take a boat out this summer.

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ have produced a helpful 'Safer Boating Guide' for everyone intending to take a boat out this summer.

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Sep 26, 2018

Paddle Craft Guide - Safer Boating Week

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ, for Safer Boating Week (12-19 October) have created a 'Paddle Craft Guide'. This helpful and comprehensive booklet provides safety information for kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, sit-on-tops, Waka Ama, and canoes.

Safer Boating NZ and Maritime NZ, for Safer Boating Week (12-19 October) have created a 'Paddle Craft Guide'. This helpful and comprehensive booklet provides safety information for kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, sit-on-tops, Waka Ama, and canoes.

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Sep 26, 2018

Alcohol vs Boating: Not Worth the Risk

Taking some beersies out on the boat is a fondly held kiwi pastime. It's hard to think of a fishing trip without a box or two, but the numbers are in and there's no disputing it: boats and alcohol don't mix.

Taking some beersies out on the boat is a fondly held kiwi pastime. It's hard to think of a fishing trip without a box or two, but the numbers are in and there's no disputing it: boats and alcohol don't mix.

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Sep 25, 2018

Road Rules for the Water

As part of Safer Boating Week, NZUA would like to share Maritime NZ's safe boating practices, rules and guidelines, to make sure everyone enjoys themselves on the water this summer.

As part of Safer Boating Week, NZUA would like to share Maritime NZ's safe boating practices, rules and guidelines, to make sure everyone enjoys themselves on the water this summer.

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Sep 25, 2018

Understanding the Weather

New Zealand weather is so varied, from hour to hour, and all over the country. A change in expected weather, or a turn for the worse, could make all the difference between a lovely day out and an emergency situation.

New Zealand weather is so varied, from hour to hour, and all over the country. A change in expected weather, or a turn for the worse, could make all the difference between a lovely day out and an emergency situation.

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