Schooling blue maomao
Blue maomao are one of the well-known prolific schooling fish in New Zealand. At the Poor Knights Islands they congregate in archways when they're not out feeding in the midwater or snapping up food at the surface.
Tie Dye Arch
Marine reserves are special places, none more so than New Zealand's Poor Knights Islands. This underwater wonderland is a scuba diving paradise.
A vibrant world of black coral trees and sponges thrives on New Zealand's deep reefs as you descend beyond the level at which there is sufficient light for kelp to grow.
Being bombed by a school of circling kingfish is not an experience that a scuba diver can easily forget!