I felt like something was missing from my life and I needed a change……………

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  So…… I got in touch with Mike at Dive HQ Westhaven and he answered all of my questions and more to help me make my decision to start something ‘new’ for 2019. Scuba diving cannot be described in words because for me it is just so incredible. From your first breath underwater, to becoming […]

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 How my background in Marine Science lead me to a Diploma in Diving…..

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I have always had a passion for the ocean and everything in it, whether I was swimming or fishing, I was always happiest in the water. This passion lead me to undertaking a bachelor of science in marine science and biological sciences. As well as marine science, I studied ecological science and geography but my […]

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 There’s no shortage of unique experiences!

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I started the Diploma in SCUBA Instruction at Dive HQ Westhaven in March 2017, about three weeks after the course had started. I’d just spent 3 months traveling Europe and wasn’t interested in heading back to my desk job, so I decided to pursue a change of career that would help quench my thirst for adventure. […]

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 How did I become a PADI dive instructor?

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How did I get into diving? I did my ever first dive in 2006, on Castaway island in Fiji. Before that my whole family were divers, and I have always had a passion for being in the water. I don’t remember much about the dive in Fiji, but I just remember the full sensation of […]

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 Being a student at Dive HQ Westhaven in Auckland.

Chanelle went from never having dived before. She graduates as an Instructor this year.

  Thanks to Chanelle Drummond for her blog post about what it’s like to be a Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction student at the Academy of Diving, Dive HQ Westhaven.   Before starting my course as a dive instructor, funny enough I was afraid of swimming in the ocean. I hated the feeling of not […]

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