Junior and Senior

Anglers 15 years and under are eligible for the Junior category.

Anglers 16 years and over are eligible for the Senior category.

Fishing Area

Whangarei Harbour and between Kauri Mountain, Hen & Chicks and Bream Tail.

Start and End Times

Fishing starts at 6.00am on the day of the competition.

Fish must be weighed in at Taurikura beach between 12 noon and 3.30 pm.


Fishing Rules

All persons in fishing party must have a ticket.

No more than two hooks per line.

All fish and crayfish must be legally sized.

All fish entered becomes the property of the Funky Fishing Competition.


Weigh-in and Prize Giving

Weigh-in at Taurikura beach between 12 noon and 3.30 pm.

No fish accepted after 3.30 pm. The angler must weigh their own fish in and present their ticket.

To enter a fish into a category you must hold an appropriate ticket: a Junior ticket for all Junior categories and a Senior ticket for Senior categories. Each fish can be entered into one category only.

In the event of a tie, the first fish weighed in will win the prize.

Maximum of 4 Kahawai per person at the weigh in.

When entering “Catch ‘n Release” category, measure Snapper against a legal size guide and take a photo, complete with date and time. Capture moment of release as well with date and time. Angler and Skipper must sign ticket.

Winners must be on hand at the prize giving to receive prizes.

The major prize is a spot prize drawn from senior ticket holders only.


Liability to the Public

No liability is accepted by the Funky Fishing Committee or Whangarei Heads School for damage or injury incurred to any person or property.