Dense kelp forest of brown stalked sea weed Ecklonia radiata on rocky reef in Leigh, New Zealand. Thick canopy of kelp fronds limit light penetration and create unique habitat and quiet twilight atmosphere.
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October 2017 I am well behind with on-line logging of my dives. We had a busy time after our return from Europe. It’s not that I was not diving, I just didn’t have enough time to write posts about it. Here are some pictures from the Leigh area, they are all from shore dives. Slovak […]
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22/3/2017 (617) Perhaps I should not tell anybody about this dive. I tried a spot in the urban area of Milford. The beach is lovely there, but the visibility is usually close to nothing, the bottom is quite flat, silty and it’s shallow. The weather was great, it was calm and right before the high […]
20/01/2017 (611) My first drive after a long summer holiday break. The whole coast from Leigh to the south was quite wild, even at Ti Point wharf the waves were too big for photography. We headed back home and stopped in Mahurangi West (Sullivans Bay) on our way to Auckland. The family went for a […]
1/12/2016 (607) Yesterday dive conditions were a bit of a surprise. The ocean surface was calm, almost flat, yet the water seemed to be very murky. When I jumped into it I realised why. I felt as if I was in a washing machine. Water was moving a lot. Sand and pieces of colourful algae […]