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Funky Fishing & Diving Competition Festival

Funky Fishing & Diving Competition Festival

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  • Sat 2 Mar, 3:00pm
  • Sun 3 Mar, 11:00am – 6:00pm


Taurikura Bay Festival Site, Whangarei Heads Road, Whangarei District


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult 16yrs + Funky Fish & Dive Competition: $30.00
  • Junior 9–15yrs Funky Fish & Dive Competition: $10.00
  • Nipper 1–8yrs Funky Fish & Dive Competition: $10.00


Funky Fishing

The Funky Fishing & Diving Competition is now in its 17th year, based at Taurikura Bay, Whangarei Heads. A fundraiser for The Whangarei Heads School & Community Library, this event is all about getting mates, families out on the water, having fun, a fish, appreciating our beautiful coastal environment and returning to our event base at Taurikura Bay, to enjoy our Funky Fish & Diving Festival.

The fishing competition starts on Saturday 2nd March 2019 from 3pm and runs until weigh-in closure at 2:30pm on Sunday 3rd March 2019. The Funky Fish has heaps of fishing & diving categories and caters for all ages with great fishing prizes, our main prize travel draw, plus plenty of spot prizes, thanks to our amazing community businesses & organisations. Go to the website for tickets, plus competition rules and information.

Not into fishing? It doesn't matter. Our Festival site caters for all. Sunday 3rd March 2019, the festival site, runs from 11am untill 6pm.

Free entry starting with:
- Funky fish & diving competition weigh-in (11am–2:30pm)
- Live music
- Great food & refreshments (licenced)
- Kids activities
- Fresh fresh auction from 3pm, bargains galore, with filleting on site, raffles, prizegiving, grand prize draw.

User pay activities, we have EFPOS on-site. All funds raised go to supporting the Whangarei Heads School & Community Library. Go to the website or our funkyfishing Facebook page for more information.

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