Starts at 11 am, Sunday
1 March 2020 | Taurikura Bay, Whangarei Heads
Grab the family and make a day of it. We encourage family fishing participation however if fishing is not your caper, then we still have plenty of reasons for you to come along and support the Whangarei Heads School & Community Library.
The event will be providing:
- Fishing Contest Weigh-in Base
- Public Fish Auction
- Great Food & Refreshments
- Live Entertainment
- Licenced Bar
- Stalls By Our Sponsors
- Kids Activities
- Grand Prize Draw
For The Kids
Funky fishing competition is for kids, too. Children are eligible to buy a Nipper Ticket (up to 8 years old) or a Junior Ticket (9-15 year old). There are a wide number of categories for you to enter and heaps of spot prizes just for you, so you could win something even if you don’t catch a fish! Just make sure you are present at the prize giving to collect your prize.
Kids Fish Categories- Snapper, Kahawai, Trevelly, John Dory, Sprat.
Funky Fishing is a family competition & fun event and we always have heaps of activities for kids. After the family returns from fishing to the weigh-in festival site at Taurikura Bay, there will be lots to do.
- Bouncy Castle
- Spot Prizes (even if you don’t catch a fish)
- Face Painting
- Games and activities
- Lots of food, refreshments and treats
Kids Colouring Competition
As always at Funky Fishing is running the extremely popular and hotly contested Colouring Competition.
Prizes are available for four age groups:
- Pre-school – ages up to 4.
- Junior – ages 5 to 7 years.
- Primary – ages 8 to 10 years.
- Senior – ages 11 to 13 years.
Entries are to be submitted to Whangarei Heads School no later than 3 pm on Thursday 27th February 2020. Colouring contest late entries can be entered and presented on the day at the site prior to 2.30 pm.
No more than 1 entry per person.
Results will be announced on the day of the competition.