NZ Underwater News

Sep 19, 2018

Prep, Check, Know Maritime NZ Campaign

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 19, 2018

Communications on the Water

Approaching Safer Boating Week (12-19 October), Nz Underwater and its partners are emphasising safe and responsible boating practices, including ensuring ample communication resources when on the water.

Approaching Safer Boating Week (12-19 October), Nz Underwater and its partners are emphasising safe and responsible boating practices, including ensuring ample communication resources when on the water.

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Sep 4, 2018

NZ World Underwater Hockey Champions!

The New Zealand Men's and Women's Underwater Hockey teams have won the 2018 World Champs titles in Canada earlier this year.

The New Zealand Men's and Women's Underwater Hockey teams have won the 2018 World Champs titles in Canada earlier this year.

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Sep 4, 2018

Check Your Lifejackets - Kapok Recall

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has added kapok-filled lifejackets to their recall list, advising these be destroyed and replaced.

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has added kapok-filled lifejackets to their recall list, advising these be destroyed and replaced.

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Jul 25, 2018

Time out for Tarakihi - Urgent Action Required

A LegaSea campaign launched 19 July in a bid to save New Zealand's tarakihi, and they need your help. The following information is provided by LegaSea.

A LegaSea campaign launched 19 July in a bid to save New Zealand's tarakihi, and they need your help. The following information is provided by LegaSea.

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Jul 19, 2018

Leo Ducker Award winners

Congratulations to the new Leo Ducker award winners, Serena Cox and Rob Wilson, for their incredible work with Ghost Fishing NZ

Congratulations to the new Leo Ducker award winners, Serena Cox and Rob Wilson, for their incredible work with Ghost Fishing NZ

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Jul 19, 2018

NZUA 65th Annual General Meeting

On 30 June 2018, NZ Underwater held its 65th Annual General Meeting, hosted in Hawera by the South Taranaki Underwater Club. Thank you to our hosts, to the Hawera Club for the venue, and to Olive's Kitchen for the catering.

On 30 June 2018, NZ Underwater held its 65th Annual General Meeting, hosted in Hawera by the South Taranaki Underwater Club. Thank you to our hosts, to the Hawera Club for the venue, and to Olive's Kitchen for the catering.

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Jul 18, 2018

2018 NZUA Photo Comp Winners

Congratulations Photo Competition Winners!

Congratulations Photo Competition Winners!

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Jul 18, 2018

Scallop Fisheries Closure Update SCA-7

In June, Fisheries New Zealand proposed to continue the current full closure of the SCA-7 scallop area (Marlborough Sounds, Tasman Bay, Golden Bay and Port Underwood) for the 2018/2019 season.

In June, Fisheries New Zealand proposed to continue the current full closure of the SCA-7 scallop area (Marlborough Sounds, Tasman Bay, Golden Bay and Port Underwood) for the 2018/2019 season.

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Jun 22, 2018

Diving over 40? Why a medical check-up might save your life.

New Zealand Underwater interviews Dr Chris Sames, Clinical Director of the Slark Hyperbaric unit in Auckland, to better understand why a medical check-up could be smartest pre-dive check in the list.

New Zealand Underwater interviews Dr Chris Sames, Clinical Director of the Slark Hyperbaric unit in Auckland, to better understand why a medical check-up could be smartest pre-dive check in the list.

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