Craig grew up in the Bay of Islands and learned to dive when he was 15 years old. He then started working at Paihia Dive filling tanks and working in the shop on weekends, and diving has been his life ever since. Craig worked as a senior skipper for 'Dive! Tutukaka' for 9 years, and returned to the Bay in 2010 to run the dive shop that he grew up in. Craig has dived around the world and brings over 25 years and 8000+ dives experience into running Paihia Dive.