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An Underworld Adventure In Te Ananui Cave

In the northern corner of the South Island’s West Coast, sits Paparoa National Park. One of 14 National Parks in the New Zealand, Paparoa is most noted for the impressive blow holes carved by millennia of waves crashing onto a section of the rugged coastline ...
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Kayaking The Glacial Waters Of Wanaka

There are times when I contemplate pinching myself, just to check that I’m not dreaming. When the scene before me is just too idyllic, or when the sky is a shade of blue so uniform that it looks as though rendered in Photoshop I find myself unable to do anyth...
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A Go-To-Guide To PADI Divemaster Training

In 2011 we spent 3 months in training for our PADI Divemaster certification. 6 days a week, 2 dives a day we literally immersed ourselves in the scuba diving world. Since qualifying we’ve utilised our training all over the world and while I’m still unsure as...
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Jet Boating Beside The Tasman Glacier

Glaciers have been carving out the landscape of New Zealand’s Southern Alps for the last two million years. Like a skilled potter carving lumps of clay from his mould, Mother Nature has made light work of the ...
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Confessions Of A Divemaster In Training

I pause, grabbing hold of the thick woven anchor rope my heart leaps forward into my mouth. My breathing becomes irregular and I start to take large gulps of air. I’m hovering, suspended in a bubble of deep blue walls that are inching closer to my mask with e...