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Safer Boating Survey

7th September 2016

 

Safer Boating Survey

Please take 5 minutes to complete our Safer Boating survey and be in the prize draw to win a Shimano rod and reel combo with gear - kindly sponsored by Top Catch.

The Harbourmaster’s Office is working with Maritime NZ on the promotion of Safer Boating across the Bay of Plenty this season. To do this effectively we would really appreciate your help. 

Your frank and honest feedback will be very much appreciated and will provide us with information to help make boating in the Bay of Plenty safer.  

Click on the link below to complete the survey.  Once submitted, responses will be automatically routed to independent software.  Responses are strictly confidential. 

Safer Boating Survey 2016

 

 

 

 

2016-2017 Tournament Schedule

15th August 2016
2016 - 2017 SEASON TOURNAMENT DATES.
 
 
2016 Month long Weekends only Tournament--...
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COMING UP IN THE CLUB

16th November 2015
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29th October 2015

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Notice of Postponement Fish Fever Tournament

17th October 2014

Due to the adverse weather & sea forecasts issued for this weekend, the WSFC Tournament Committee have regrettably decided to postpone the Fish Fever Tournament until 1st & 2nd...

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22nd August 2014

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2014 Annual Prize Giving

18th August 2014
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Results for the2014 Red Gurnard, (Month Long) Sponsored by DAVEY PAINTERS

7th July 2014

Check out the results for the Red Gurnard, Month Long Tournament held over the weekends in the month of June

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The final results for the 2014 EXTREME BOATS ONE BASE TOURNAMENT

27th January 2014

Check out the final results for the 2014 EXTREME BOATS ONE BASE TOURNAMENT  here

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Results EXTREME BOATS ONE BASE TOURNAMENT Day Two

25th January 2014

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Results EXTREME BOATS ONE BASE TOURNAMENT Day One

25th January 2014

Results for EXTREME BOATS ONE BASE TOURNAMENT DAY ONE

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Notice of Postponement

6th December 2013

2013 XMAS HAMS TOURNAMENT sponsored by SURTEES BOATS "BUILT TO FISH"

Due to the adverse weather & sea forecasts issued for this weekend, the WSFC Tournament Committee have...

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DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

5th December 2013

We are underway with our busy tournament schedule for the 2013 / 2014 season. First up was the New World and Ocean Ford Fish Fever tournament. The number of anglers was up from last year and the...

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Notice of Postponement

29th November 2013

2013 XMAS HAMS TOURNAMENT sponsored by SURTEES BOATS "BUILT TO FISH"

Due to the adverse weather & sea forecasts issued for this weekend, the WSFC Tournament Committee have...

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September Newsletter 2013

13th September 2013

NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2013

 

Another winter rolls to a close and the new season of fishing and tournaments is around the corner.  Long range...

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SNAPPER UPDATE

31st July 2013

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SNAPPER 1 PROPOSAL SUMMARY

25th July 2013

By the NZ Sport Fishing Council

23 July 2013

Overview

On 12 July 2013 the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) issued a discussion paper

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SNAPPER BAG LIMIT CUTS A NATIONAL DISGRACE

16th July 2013

Snapper on the line

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AGM and ANNUAL TROPHIES & AWARDS PRIZEGIVING

5th July 2013

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

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LegaSea Information Alert - Snap1 Update

24th June 2013

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May Newsletter 2013

5th June 2013

Winter has arrived with a rush and temperatures have certainly dropped around the Bay.  Reports from locals indicate this autumn for snapper to be one of the best on record for many years....

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MARCH 2013 NEWSLETTER

10th April 2013

As the season for tournaments draws to a close the club has been fortunate enough to have completed our programme.  The weather has been great for fishing for months with the bar workable for...

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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

4th March 2013

Time rolls on and we are well into our summer season of fishing tournaments.  The 3 main tournaments have been completed and all were run on the given dates.  Weather was somewhat windy...

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LADIES HAVE THE SPOT LIGHT ON THEM TO MAKE THE BIG CATCHES

4th February 2013

 

It’s that time of the year when the Ladies have spot light put on them to make the big catches. Yes Whakatane Sportfishing Club’s ...

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Club Newsletter November 2012

3rd December 2012

HAMS TOURNAMENT.  The sun did shine on us and the Hams tournament got under way on the weekend of the 24th and 25th of November.  Great weather with light winds...

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2012 XMAS HAMS TOURNAMENT

23rd November 2012

2012 Xmas Hams Tournament. Sponsored by SURTEES BOATS will go ahead as planed this weekend.

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OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

9th November 2012

Finally we got a fine weekend and got our first of the seasons tournaments under way.  The westerly gales have been a challenge for those venturing out but for those that have braved the...

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NOTICE OF CLOSURE

4th November 2012

The club rooms of  Whakatane Sportfishing Club will be closed from closing Saturday 3rd November 2012 until 11am Wednesday 7th November 2012. (This includes Skippers Restaurant)

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FISH FEVER TOURNAMENT

26th October 2012

The FISH FEVER TOURNAMENT sponsored by New World Whakatane & Ocean Ford which was postponed earlier this month has now been confirmed for this weekend.

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Notice of Postponement

12th October 2012

The FISH FEVER TOURNAMENT, sponsored by New World Whakatane & Ocean Ford

 

Due to the adverse weather & sea forecasts issued for this weekend, the WSFC Tournament...

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AUGUST NEWSLETTER

4th September 2012

AUGUST NEWSLETTER:

Spring is in the air believe it or not.  On the 3rd day of September its pouring with rain and blowing 30 knots from the NE.  Never mind...

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JULY NEWSLETTER 2012

10th August 2012

JULY NEWSLETTER:

Kahawai Challenge: (Month Long Weekends Only Tournament)

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Whakatane Sports Fishing Club 46th AGM

30th July 2012

46th AGM

Held 7pm Thursday 26th July

Patron:  

Kevin Mc Cracken

President...

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JUNE NEWSLETTER

17th July 2012

Cold nights and frosty mornings has led to some great days on the water for club members.  Snapper fishing has slowed by all accounts but Tarakihi fishing has picked up well inshore.

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May Newsletter

7th June 2012

May Newsletter 2012

Some pretty good weather over the month of May saw a lot of fishing by members of the club.  Snapper fishing has been good  with a lot...

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April Newsletter

25th May 2012

Renovations:  These have all been completed and we are sure members and visitors are enjoying the new layout.  It has been noticeable at tournaments that the...

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