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

Saturday 29th February 2020

High Tide 12:02 am | Low Tide 6:04 am

High Tide 12:21 pm | Low Tide 6:33 pm

3.00 pm Fishing Opens

Our new earlier opening time allows for flexibility and more fishing!

Sunday 1st March 2020

High Tide 12:41 am | Low Tide 6:43 am

High Tide 12:59 pm | Low Tide 7:11 pm

11.00 am Family Fun Day Opening Time

Food, Refreshments, Bar, Stalls, Kids Activities, Live Music at the Taurikura Bay event site.

11.00 am Weigh-In Opens

Taurikura Beach (paddock by tennis courts).

Limited vehicle / boat / trailer parking on site.  Please take extra care looking out for children.

2.30 pm Fishing/Weigh-In Closes

Be in line as sorry, no fish accepted after 2.30 pm.

3.00 pm (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 3.30 pm onwards Prize Giving Starts

Main stage at the event site.

Order: Nippers, junior, adult, diving,  general & spot prizes.

Please note: Winners of prizes must be present to collect their prize.

5.00 pm (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 Adult 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 Event Go Towards Supporting Whangarei Heads School & Community Library