Funky fishing starts with the fishing, the Sunday weigh-in, family fun activities, entertainment, food, refreshments,  our unique public fish auction & prize giving at the beautiful Taurikura Bay.

Saturday 2 March 2019
High Tide 5:39pm 2.3m, Low Tide 11:55pm 0.9m.
3.00pm Fishing Opens
Our new earlier opening time allows for flexibility and more fishing!
Sunday 3 March 2019
High Tide 6:22am 2.4m, Low Tide 12:26pm 1.0m.
11.00am Festival Opening Time
Food, Refreshments, Bar, Stalls, Kids Activities, Live Music at the Taurikura Bay festival site.
11.00am Weigh-In Opens
Taurikura Beach (paddock by tennis courts).
Limited vehicle / boat / trailer parking on site.  Please take extra care looking out for children.
2.30pm Fishing/Weigh-In Closes
Be in line as sorry, no fish accepted after 2.30 pm.
3.00pm (approx.) Funky Fish Public Fresh Fish Auction
Our unique fresh fish auction where you have a second chance to take home a great catch! This is always a fun and popular part of the day with lots of entertainment and plenty of bargains.
From 3.30pm onwards Prize Giving Starts
Main stage at the Festival site.
Please note: Winners of prizes must be present to collect their prize.
6.00pm (approx.) Draw For The Major Prize
At the close of the Fresh Fish Auction comes the draw for our Major Prize.
This is a spot prize for senior ticket holders only.
You do not have to fish to be in with a chance to win, you just
need to be present at the draw and have purchased a fishing entry ticket.

ALL PROCEEDS FUNDRAISED DURING THE FUNKY FISHING & DIVING FESTIVAL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING WHANGAREI HEADS SCHOOL & COMMUNITY LIBRARY. THANK YOU