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Why Performance Diver?!

Performance Diver was established in 1998 and has since grown to become New Zealand's largest dive gear store.

We can train divers at all levels from the complete beginner right through to Instructor and beyond!

We pride ourselves on offering the highest levels of customer service and the lowest possible prices.

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SSI Dive Courses

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From beginner to instructor,
We have your training needs covered!
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Dive Trips!

We're always diving so why not join us?!

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John Haynes
JOHN HAYNES - Owner / Director
John has been involved in the Pacific diving scene for as long as anyone can remember. He prides himself on providing divers exactly what they need!
Anthony Baker - Manager / SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor / PADI MSDT
Anthony is our store manager and an open water diving instructor. Anthony will sort you out with everything you need to get you into the water today! He loves to get out diving as much as he can, but its never enough..... 
Laura Hutchings - SSI Assistant Instructor Trainer / PADI Master Instructor

Laura is originally from the UK, she learnt to dive in 2005 while traveling in in Australia. Since then she’s dived in many countries and completed many courses resulting in her becoming a SSI Assistant Instructor trainer & PADI Master Instructor. For several years now she has worked across many aspects of the dive industry; retail/wholesale/travel & instructing. She is also a great advocate for the Ocean

She is now the Lead Instructor of our dive team and brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to Performance Diver

GO PRO! With A Dive Career

Start your path to SSI Instructor today!
Become a SSI Dive Guide!
Dive Guide is the first step on the SSI ladder. Click here for more info!
Join an Instructor Development Course!
Here is where we teach you how to be an SSI Instructor. Working with our Course Director you'll perfect your teaching skills and in water demonstration abilities while massively increasing your SCUBA knowledge.
Take the SSI Instructor Exam!
 The SSI Instructor exam is the final step to become a SCUBA Instructor!



Performance Diver - Dive Gear and PADI Courses.

Scott Webb 5star

"Highly recommend these guys!!! If you're ever after some good gear, an amazing trip or to complete a diving course they are great PADI instructors that will make it an experience of a lifetime!"


Jack Cooper 5star

"Performance diver is a great dive store. Gear's competitively priced, there's a good range of items and the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. I would go here for any dive gear needs."


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