Story: Diving and snorkelling

Mini Dippers

Mini Dippers

These children are Mini Dippers – participants in a nationwide snorkel programme run by New Zealand Underwater for intermediate-school children. The course aims to be fun while instilling confidence and water-safety skills. It is taught at schools, aquatic and community centres and provides a mix of theory and pool sessions.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - The development of diving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 October 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006