04 2006 Contents


Contents in the hard copy of April/May 2006:




Diver lost at sea for 75 hours


– Robert Hewitt was found alive, drifting in the ocean, by his old Navy team diving mates after being at the sea’s mercy for 75 hours.



Stewart Island


– The return to Stewart Island to hunt for the elusive great southern pigfish.



The ‘P’ Phenomenon


– Why does immersion make you ‘go’?



Bottom Trawling


– You be the judge.



Which Way Is The Reef?


– Juvenile reef fish spend several weeks of their lives in one of the most dangerous environments.



White Sharks


– In their world you are still just a potential meal, smart or not. We take a look at satellite tagging.



Goat Island


– Sweep, blue maomao, snapper and mackerel move aside then reform behind us.



The Hulks Of Aramoana


– A collection of small ships  purposely sunk in Dunedin to protect a coastal breakwater.



Mikhail Lermontov


– She will maintain her stateliness for many, many years as the world’s third largest diveable wreck.



New Marine Protected Areas Policy


– Panacea or Talk Fest?



Cook Islands Caving Adventure


– I was 19 and hitching my way across the Pacific when I was shipwrecked on Atiu – it was all quite an adventure.



Sex On The Reef


– The annual coral spawning of the Great Barrier Reef is one of scuba diving’s most seductive spectacles.



HMNZS Wellington


– Now a three wreck dive.



Spearfishing Competitions


– Reflections on change.



Stay Alive On Your Freedive


– Freediving for fish, crayfish, scallops and paua is a great sport but know the dangers.



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