Awards & Achievements

Since we opened in December 2018, 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! 

October 2020 - Qualmark Assessment.

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

Read about a Qualmark assessment here

August 2020 - Visa NZ's #WhereYouShopMatters campaign. 

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

May 2020 - Stanley St 'keep it local' campaign - featured as a "cool local" business in this nationwide campaign by this major agency to encourage Kiwis to explore their backyard)!

November 2019 - Recipient of the Chorus "little fibre miracles' - awarded 4 x Oculus VR headsets to enable those who can't get in the water to have an 'underwater' experience.

Read about it here on Newshub!

September 2019 - Air NZ Kia Ora Magazine - A double page feature on our dive store, exploring the 'conservation focus' of what we do!

April 2019 - BNZ Business Feature - a short video exploring our business and some of the tools that we use to keep it running! 


April 2019 - BNZ My Business Live - Chosen to beta test and feature in the advertising for the new BNZ MyBusiness Live platform. 

March 2018 - PADI Green Star Award - 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 function

January 2018 - Waiheke Weekender. 
We were stoked to be the cover story for the Waiheke Weekender just after we opened up!