WorkSafe New Zealand considers that there are health and safety risks arising from SCUBA and SCBA cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloy 6351, and has withdrawn approval for cylinder designs which used this alloy. Testing and filling stations should not test or fill any SCUBA or SCBA cylinder made from aluminium alloy 6351 listed in the table overleaf from 31 October 2017. Learn more and see the full details at WorkSafe New Zealand – http://www.worksafe.govt.nz/worksafe/news/alerts/safety-alert-cylinder-design-approvals-withdrawn
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Today, Moana New Zealand and WWF-New Zealand announced the first set of achievements resulting from a long-term collaboration between them. In the first partnership of its kind, environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand is working with the country’s largest Iwi-owned fishing company, Moana New Zealand, to achieve best practice environmentally responsible seafood and advocate for greater sustainability in the wider fishing industry. Both parties share the same core values and ultimately want the same thing – a future where people live in harmony with nature and healthy ecosystems that benefit all. Moana and WWF-New Zealand are pleased to be celebrating some of…
When choosing a housing and camera there are two annoying things to consider – you might flood or lose it. This is one of the reasons I dont recommend using your phone. Whilst the cameras on phones are getting increasingly sophisticated, the chance of loosing it to a leak or simply dropping it are possible.
The Experiencing Marine Reserves programme is planning Community Guided Snorkel and Kayak Days in marine reserves and special places around New Zealand. We provide free hire for all the snorkel equipment and provide experienced snorkel guides to lead the discovery. We are looking for volunteers to assist us as snorkel guides. For more information or to volunteer please visit http://www.emr.org.nz
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While growing up in New Zealand, Eiko acquired his first SLR camera at the age of fourteen. He quickly discovered his passion for capturing images of animals, especially birds, in their natural habitat. During extensive trips along the West Coast of British Columbia and Alaska in the early 1990’s, his focus shifted to coastal landscapes above and below the waterline.
Most Scuba Diving Centers quest for o-rings that need replacement in lots of different diving equipment but don’t have all the information for the O-ring that they need. This is forces them to order a complete service kit where in reality they need only a specific size o-ring. At scubagaskets.com we can help you find whatever o-ring you are looking for in 3 simple steps! Step 1. Go to the following link and download and PRINT scuba gaskets catalog Step 2. Do you know where your scuba o-ring is used ? NO: Go to page 2 of scubagaskets catalog and match your o-ring manually…