Awards & Achievements

Since we opened in December 2017, we are super grateful to have been recognised for some of our community and conservation actions, and to have reached some important milestones in our quest to create a dive shop that's a bit different from the norm!

Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Awards 2021

August 2021

We were beyond stoked to have been announced as a winner of the 2021 awards!

Qualmark GOLD Rating

October 2020

We were assessed by the team at Qualmark and awarded an incredible GOLD AWARD on our very first assessment! 

VISA - Where You Shop Matters

August 2020
Featured by Visa as one of 6 NZ independent business', helping to showcase that behind a small business are real people like you too! 

Stanley St 'keep it local' campaign

May 2020 

Featured as a "cool local" business in this nationwide campaign by this major agency to encourage Kiwis to explore their backyard! 

Chorus "little fibre miracles'

November 2019 

We were stoked to be awarded 4 x Oculus VR headsets to enable those who can't get in the water to have an 'underwater' experience!

Air New Zealand Kia Ora Magazine

September 2019

Air NZ Kia Ora Magazine - A double page feature on our dive store, exploring the 'conservation focus' of what we do!

BNZ Business Feature

April 2019

A short video shot by the team at BNZ, exploring our business and some of the tools that we use to keep it running!

BNZ My Business Live - National Campaign

April 2019

Chosen to beta test and feature in the advertising for the new BNZ MyBusiness Live platform. 

PADI Green Star AwaRD

March 2018

The PADI  Green Star™ Dive Center Award is granted to PADI Dive Centers and Resorts that demonstrate a dedication to conservation across a wide range of business functions