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New Zealand bans shark cage diving

AUCKLAND (NEW ZEALAND)- The Court of Appeal of New Zealand has ruled shark cage diving is an offence under the Wildlife Act, a move being welcomed by paua divers. Divers and tourists are less happy. With the ruling ends a long legal battle between paua (abalone) divers from Stewart Island and shark dive operators. Shark cage diving Shark diving began near […]

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Shark cage diving vs. paua diving

STEWART ISLAND (NEW ZEALAND)- ‘Stewart Island will become just like Amity Island, the fictive island in the movie Jaws, if the shark cage diving practices are not stopped soon.’ It’s a statement of the Kiwi political party New Zealand First. The diving tourism around the island is attracting more sharks to the waters and paua (abalone) divers are feeling more and more like shark bait. […]

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Shark cage diving in Tasmania

EAGLEHAWK NECK (TASMANIA)- Shark cage diving may be the next big tourist attraction of Tasmania. Local business men are forming plans. ‘Our waters are a natural haven for ocean predators including mako sharks and white pointers. There’s always a lots of shark sightings down here. Plans are under way for the extreme adventure business at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman […]

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