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Also in the hard copy of this issue:



Diving Doubtful Sound

– Each day we dived the magnificence of the underwater environment beneath us. We were not disappointed.


Not Another Scorpionfish

– You see them on most dives at the Poor Knights. Normally found siting motionless on the bottom, a vacant look in their eyes and usually a grumpy expression on their faces.


World Wrecks Tour Dives The Thistlegorm

– One of the truly legendary wrecks in the world of diving.


Action Aplenty

– As we got to the broadbill a very large mako appeared, grabbed the carcass and tried to swim it away from the boat.


The End Of The Line

– Sold on the fact that I was pretty much guaranteed hammerhead, manta ray and whale encounters I was off to Ovalau, Fiji.


Pioneers

– The extraordinary life of Wally Gibbins.


They Call Him Flipper

– If you thought doing your open water course was challenging and your first sight of a BC with all its dangly bits was confusing, imagine doing it all with no arms.


War and Peace at Truk Lagoon

– I find it difficult to believe that two mighty nations would go to so much trouble just to give me the dive site of a lifetime.


North West Island

– Large predators such as rainbow runners, Spanish mackerel and of course sharks cruise by regularly.


Coral Reef Shading

– The local answer to a global problem.


Photographing Critters

– Neville Coleman gives us some pointers.


Atlantis

– The wraths of gods and follies of man.


F69- HMNZS Wellington

– Sinking on schedule.


Exploring Inner Space

– Eye ball to eye ball – what were they thinking? What are they studying?


Plus our regular columns:

Digital Imaging, Coleman’s Critters, The Spineless Majority, Fishing with Bruce Duncan, Eye on the Sea, Diving the Web, Diving Medicine, Incident Insights, New in our Mail Order, Product News, Spearfishing, Training/Travel/Product News, What’s Happening in Australia and New Zealand, Photographic competitions … and lots more!

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