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HMNZS Waikato wreck

The HMNZS Waikato is 113.4m long, 12.5m beam and a draft of 5.5m she was the first of the Leander class frigates built for the NZ navy in 1966. Decommissioned in 1988 and sunk in late 2000. The HMNZS Waikato rests in two pieces leaning on it’s side in water 28m deep

HMNZS Waikato rests at approx 28/30metres on the sand. When she was sunk she landed upright on the seabed. Over the years the bow has been separated from the stern due to weather


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive
  • Artificial Reef

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 28m

Visibility

  • 7m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
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Moray Eel
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