The NZU actively promotes formal diving education from experience-based introductions to professional qualifications.
NZ Underwater maintains a specialist emergency contact line for divers and provides analysis of incident data.
Educating active divers and and boaties on best practice requires on-going work across multiple media initiatives.
With divers, spearfisherman, snorkelers or swimmers in the water it is a legal requirement to display a dive flag.
Always dive with a buddy. The Buddy system is developed to improve diver survival across a range of situations.
Routine maintenance is an imperative component of the diver's schedule. Failure can have severe consequences.
Always check the weather and tide conditions in advance of departing the dock.
Safe surfacing procedures, including safety stops, are an essential component in scuba diver's skill set
Are you fit to dive? New Zealand Underwater offers consistent advice to divers returning from a hiatus.
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