Every summer short-tailed stingrays gather at the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve off the Tutukaka Coast of northern New Zealand. Last summer, January 2018, was a one in 15 years event.
Night diving can get you up close with sleeping fish, and introduce you to fishes that patrol the reefs at night.
Blue Maomao Arch by DPV
If you're a scuba diving looking to get a decent distance from A to B, a DPV is the only way to travel.
Mado cleaning station
When you've got parasites and no hands, cleanerfish come to the rescue. These two spot demoiselles aggressively pursue a striped mado hoping it will pick off their unwanted passengers.
Scuba diving - life - is all about having these moments.