crayfish

Underwater Gathering

We are incredibly lucky in New Zealand to be able to gather our own kaimoana, and one of the best ways to get a tasty feed and have a whole lot of fun is jumping in the water with a mask and snorkel. I’m very much a casual freediver. Fishing...
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Winter Diving… Get into it!

I’m surprised by how often I hear people say, “I’m putting my gear away for the winter,” writes champion spear-fisher Darren Sheilds. We have all seen those beautiful cloudless, windless winter days – why not be out diving when they roll around? With the right wetsuit you can say goodbye...
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Diving with the Summer Crowds

Dive smart, stay safe and keep only what you need this summer, writes Ian 'Griz' Miller. With summer in full swing, for many of us our attention turns towards time at the beach with family and friends. Seafood smorgasbord coming up! For those of us with a love for sub-aquatic...
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Hunting Crays

Hunting Crays

MAXIMISE YOUR CHANCES With the pressure being exerted on our dwindling crayfish stocks increasing all the time, it becomes even more important for the recreational diver to maximise his or her chances of scoring one of these tasty little crustaceans, writes Ian Miller. In times gone by it was merely...
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Crayfish like these are not hard to find.

Chathams Adventure

“Want a ride?” called the lady from the door leading to the tarmac.” This is how they announce boarding the aircraft at the Chatham Islands for the trip home, and it sort of sums up the mojo of the place. While it may be 45 minutes ahead of New Zealand...
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