2017 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Chris Spurr, Gisborne 6.175kg $30,000
Ladies Heaviest Snapper Clara Morunga, Hamilton 3.87kg $1,000
Average Weight Snapper Brad Hill, Pukehangi 1.816kg $10,000
Ladies Average Weight Snapper Marihi Langford, Awanui 1.84kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 40 – Eastland Port 32.56kg $4,000
Teams Average Team 4 – Team Roman 7.025kg $2,000
2nd Place Team Team 8 – Team Hamill 28.656kg $1,000
3rd Place Team Team 16 – Happy Hookers 24.21kg $800
Winner of the Mitsubishi Triton: Marcia Waru
The Liquor King Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Dave Masters
Early Bird Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Joseph Lumsden

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 14th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Isaak Crook,Te Pahu 5.95kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Mike Shalders, Kaitaia 1.73kg $1,000
Winning Team Team Hamills – Team 8 9.605kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper John Kazubiernis, Foxton 4.32kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Clara Morunga, Hamilton 3.87kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Maurice Cooper, Moerewa 3.635kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Perry Broughton, Kaitaia 3.61kg $200
WEDNESDAY 15th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Chris Spurr, Gisborne 6.175kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Joshua Puckey, Kaitaia 1.87kg $1,000
Winning Team Team Eastland – Team 40 14.22kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Jackson Brown, Tauranga 5.1kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Angus Polis, Napier 2.725kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Brendon Gibbs, Katikati 2.26kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Chad Prentice, Gisborne 2.05kg $200
Flight Centre Travel Voucher Mandy Cross $3,000
THURSDAY 16th MARCH – DAIWA/FIN-NOR Day
Heaviest Snapper Graham Masters, Kaitaia 6.525kg $500
Average Weight Snapper Brian Morrisey, Te Awamutu 2.301kg $1,500
2nd Heaviest Snapper Paddy Tepania, Kaitaia 5.84kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mike Henderson, Auckland 5.395kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper Tiri John, Tauranga 5.37kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Bill Kaaka, Kaitaia 5.245kg $50
FRIDAY 17th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Robert Carter, Whangarei 5.455kg $2000
Average Weight Snapper William Osborne, Auckland 1.806kg $1000
Winning Team Happy Hookers – Team 16 10.455kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Stacey McCarthy, Auckland 5.05kg $1000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Vincent Yates, Takahue 4.885kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Garry Hockey, Waiuku 4.305kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Greg Gourley, Thames 4.17kg $200
SATURDAY 18th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Alan Davis, Mt Maunganui 5.715kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Andy Veale, Auckland & Chad Prentice, Gisborne 1.877kg $500 each
Winning Team Fin Nor – Team 27 11.135kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Mat Becker, Katikati 4.695kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Paul Ralph, Dargaville 4.22kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Morgan Rees, Waiuku 4.175kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Dar Christensen, Kaitaia 3.65kg $200

2016 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper James Benge, Hastings 8.165kg $30,000
Ladies Heaviest Snapper Anna Kneale, Hamilton 4.055kg $1,000
Average Weight Snapper Jared Blackburn, Katikati 2.302kg $10,000
Ladies Average Weight Snapper Tania Yates, Kaitaia 1.925kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 34 – The Weasels 61.21kg $4,000
Teams Average Team 67 – Team Ninety Mile 16.44kg $2,000
2nd Place Team Team 9 – Team Hamill 58.585kg $1,000
3rd Place Team Team 28 –Hard Liners 48.7kg $800
Winner of the Mitsubishi Triton: Renee Sauer, Kaitaia
The Liquor King Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Anna Kneale
Early Bird Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Poo Masters

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 8th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Kevin Munisamy, Merrilands 7.905kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Doug Hayes, Kaeo 2.72kg $1,000
Winning Team Team Hamills – Team 9 16.385kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Phil Harpur, Whakatane 6.97kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Raymond Cox, Galatea 6.935kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Kingi Wiki, Te Kao 6.65kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Brad Hill, Pukehangi 6.44kg $200
WEDNESDAY 9th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper James Benge, Hastings 8.165kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Gerhard Venter, Northpark 2.015kg $1,000
Winning Team The Weasels – Team 34 24.515kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Mark French, Ohuaiti 8.06kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Theo Huijs, Athenree 7.605kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Mark French, Ohuaiti 7.17kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Bruce Shortland, Auckland 6.01kg $200
Flight Centre Travel Voucher Mike Shapiro, Kaitaia $3,000
THURSDAY 10th MARCH – DAIWA/FIN-NOR Day
Heaviest Snapper Marty Benson, Kaitaia 7.575kg $500
Average Weight Snapper Kane Wrigglesworth, Napier 2.27kg $1,500
2nd Heaviest Snapper Mike Rameka, Awanui 6.05kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper John Smart, Ahipara 5.67kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper Tania Yates, Kaitaia 4.995kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Greg Gourley, Waihi 4.985kg $50
FRIDAY 11th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Rory Collings, KaitaiaAlan Davis, Turanga 7.795kg $1,500 (each)
Average Weight Snapper George Wilkin, Parua Bay 2.23kg $1000
Winning Team The Weasels – Team 34 16.795kg $400
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mark Frost, Kaitaia 7.035kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Corey Leatherby, New Plymouth 6.63kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Milton Arnold, Kaitaia 6.185kg $200
SATURDAY 12th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Clayton Rameka, Kaitaia 7.2kg $2,000
Average Weight Snapper Dwayne Beckett, Kaitaia 2.475kg $1,000
Winning Team North Tide Nodders – Team 19 15.75kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Les Martin, Waitara 7.125kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Jackson Brown, Tauranga 6.86kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper David Leatherby, New Plymouth 6.115kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Don Trayes, Kaitaia 5.99kg $200

2015 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Troy Notton, Kamo 8.315kg $30,000
Average Weight Snapper Garry Duke, AucklandThomas Rogers, Kaitaia 2.535kg $5,000 (each)
Ladies Average Weight Snapper Moira Rogers, Kaitaia 2.063kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 3 – Vaughn Craven 52.455kg $4,000
2nd Place Team Team 4 – Hamills 50.8kg $1,000
3rd Place Team Team 57 – Hard Livers 47.595kg $800
Winner of the Mitsubishi Triton: Greg Mellar, Kaitaia
The Liquor King Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Kirk Bedggood
Early Bird Winner: Kevin Sauer

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 10th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Mike Dowden, Whakatane 8.245kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Jeremy Alai, Auckland Actual – 2.8kgClosest – 2.79kg $1,000
Winning Team Team Spot X – Team 21 27.835kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Rob Bos, Paraparaumu 7.99kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mike Rameka, Awanui 7.65kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Stuart Murray, Gold Coast 7.14kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Peter Earle, Mangakakahi 6.785kg $200
WEDNESDAY 11th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Daniel Job, Kaitaia 4.97kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Milton Arnold, Kaitaia 1.865kg $1,000
Winning Team NZ Bay Fisher – Team 14 14.785kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Dar Christensen, Kaitaia/td> 7.88kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Milton Arnold, Kaitaia 4.565kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Norm Byrne, Kaitaia 4.365kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Wayne Newcombe, Te Atatu 4.195kg $200
Flight Centre Travel Voucher Rob Parker, Kaitaia $3,000
THURSDAY 12th MARCH – REEL RODS DAY
Average weight snapper Peter Froggatt, Dargaville Actual – 2.326kgClosest – 2.32kg $1,500
Heaviest Snapper Craig Tyler, Te Awamutu 7.1kg $500
2nd Heaviest Snapper Clayton Field, Wanganui 6.27kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Tony LeBas, Hawkes Bay 5.375kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper Dar Christensen, Kaitaia 4.99kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Cynthis Shailes, Kaitaia 4.97kg $50
FRIDAY 13th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Mate Petricevich, Kaitaia 4.66kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Jarryd Craven, Maungatapu Actual – 1.899kgClosest – 1.85kg $1000
Winning Team 90 Mile – Team 15 7.85kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Ian Christensen, Kaitaia 4.55kg $1.000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Jared Blackburn, Katikati 3.78kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Wayne Newcombe, Te Atatu 3.57kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Mike Rameka 3.085kg $200
SATURDAY 14th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Troy Notton, Kamo 8.315kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Simon Brown, Kaitaia Actual – 2.793kgClosest – 2.755kg $1,000
Winning Team Hard Livers – Team 57 22.91kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Peter Hill, Murupara 8.045kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Marty Madsen, Opotiki 7.22kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Chad Prentice, Hawkes Bay 6.44kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Phil Harpur, Ohope 6.42kg $200

2014 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

CAPTAIN MORGAN HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Neil Sides, Kaitaia 9.995kg $30,000
Average Weight Snapper Paul Visschers, KaitaiaJunior Teaurima, Auckland

Sam Veale, Palmerston North

2.355kg $3,333 (each)
Ladies Average Weight Snapper Melissa Linn, AucklandDione Subritzky, Houhora 2.1kg $500 (each)
Winning Team Team Pete Hill, Murupara (team 9) 44.55kg $4,000
2nd Place Team Team SPOT X, Kaitaia (team 7) 34.67kg $1,000
3rd Place Team Team Ninety Mile, Whakatane (team 39) 34.08kg $800
 
Winner of the Mitsubishi Triton: Simon Job, Ngataki
The Pak n Save Seahorse Kontiki Winner: Rena Parangi, Kareponia

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 18th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Neil Sides, Kaitaia 9.995kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Murray Morris, Matamata 2.375kg $1,000
Winning Team Daniel Emery, Hamilton (team 10) 26.215kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Sam Rodewyk, Otumotei 8.395kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Richard Grace, Wairoa 7.355kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Roy Langford, Awanui 6.405kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Robert Schrafft, Kaitaia 6.28kg $200
Early Bird Winner Lance Gravatt
Pak N Save Draw Kevin Sauer
WEDNESDAY 19th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Robin Billington, Tokerau Beach 8.365kg $2,000
Average weight snapper (equal) Elliot Hardie, Fielding 2.365kg $500
Average weight snapper (equal) Brian Morrisey, Te Awamutu 2.365kg $500
Winning Team Tania Yates, Takahue (team 37) 20.99kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper David Leatherby, New Plymouth 7.975kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Tumoana Herbert, Kaitaia 7.695kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper David Leatherby, New Plymouth 7.36kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Kevin Munisamy, New Plymouth 7.305kg $200
Flight Centre Travel Voucher James Pomare, Kaitaia $3,000
Pak N Save Draw Johnny Ward, Hawkes Bay
THURSDAY 20th MARCH – REEL RODS DAY
Average weight snapper Stephen Heka, Kaitaia 2.255kg $1,500
Heaviest Snapper Stephen Heka, Kaitaia 9.495kg $500
2nd Heaviest Snapper Mike Scott, Awanui 7.36kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Craig Burns, Houhora 6.99kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper David Palmer, Kaitaia 6.45kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Colin House, Whakatane 6.17kg $50
Pak N Save Draw Dennis Clarke, Kaitaia
FRIDAY 21st MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Dave Moses, Ahipara 5.175kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Vaughan Craven, Tauranga 2.1kg $1000
Winning Team Dave Moses, Ahipara (team 18) 5.175kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Mike Kivell, Marokopa 3.99kg $1.000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Phillip Spackman, Pukehina 2.79kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Craig Cowie, Melbourne 2.735kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Alex Murti, Kaitaia 2.585kg $200
Pak N Save Draw Dwayne Beckett, Kaitaia
SATURDAY 22nd MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Jeremy Alai, Auckland 4.805kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Murray Morris, Matamata 2.325kg $1,000
Winning Team Action Tackle Supplies (team 12) 6.475kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Pania Cooper, Moerewa 4.59kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Richard Grace, Wairoa 4.31kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Ngaire Crewther-Job, Ngataki 3.915kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Greg Gourley, Waihi 3.77kg $200

2013 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

CAPTAIN MORGAN HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Jeremy Alai, Auckland 9..91kg $30.000
Average Weight Snapper Malcolm Rawnsley $10.000
Winning Team Captain Dan Lloyd (team 48) $4,000
 
Mitsubishi Lucky Draw winner: Peter Morunga, Tokoroa
The Pak n Save Quad Bike Winner: Cynthia Shailes, Te Kao

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 26th FEBRUARY
Heaviest Snapper Jeremy Alai, Auckland 9.91kg $2,000
Average weight snapper John Peraua, Auckland 1.993kg $1,000
Winning Team Wayne Newcombe, Auckland (team 10) $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Jared Blackburn, Katikati 6.17kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Sefo Lesoa, Auckland 5.88kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Darin Maxwell, Te Puke 5.735kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Darryl Willis, Taranaki 5.405kg $200
WEDNESDAY 27th FEBRUARY
Heaviest Snapper Steve Doak, Kaitaia 3.77kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Craig Merrion, Nelson 2.50kg $1,000
Winning Team Captain Dan Lloyd (team 48) $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Simon Brown, Taipa 2.76kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Craig Merrion, Nelson 2.50kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Dave Hallet, Kaitaia 1.805kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Peter Froggats 1.655kg $200
Flight Centre Sponsored Prize Taka Stokes, Ngataki $3,000
THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY – FARMLANDS DAY
Average weight snapper Murray Morris, Matamata 2.387kg $1,500
Heaviest Snapper Rose Spicer, Te Hapua 5.315kg $500
2nd Heaviest Snapper Te Waa Spicer, Te Hapua 5.180kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Dave Spicer, Te Hapua 4.880kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper Sean Oneroa, Te Kao 4.730kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Innes Rupapera, Awanui 4.605kg $50
FRIDAY 1st MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Mark French, Tauranga 5.73kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Dave Hallet, Kaitaia andDave Moses, Ahipara 2.047kg $500 each
Winning Team Rob Parker (team 52) $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Steve Doak, Kaitaia 3.885kg $1.000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Adrian Damsteegt, Maramarua 3.32kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Vincent Yates, Takahue 3.045kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Rob Parker 2.88kg $200
SATURDAY 2nd MARCH
Heaviest Snapper David Moses, Ahipara 3.83kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Dave Chisholm 2.965kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 17 4400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Murray Morris, Matamata 3.40kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Dave Chisholm 2.965kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Daryl Willis 2.185kg $300

2012 Results

2012 Results

OVERALL WINNERS

CAPTAIN MORGAN HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Darin Maxwell, Te Puke 12.030kg $30,000
Average Weight Snapper Darryl WillisMarty Madsen 1.625kg $5,000$5,000
Winning Team Milton Arnold, Darin Maxwell, Graeme Newlands and Mike Dowden $4,000
Ladies Heaviest Snapper Stacey McCarthy 3.515kg $1,000
Stacey’s luck continued as she also won the $51,000 Mitsubishi Triton Ute.The Quad bike donated by Pak’n Save Kaitaia was won by Lyn Fenwick from Kaitaia

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 28th FEBRUARY
Heaviest Snapper Stacey Mc Carthy, Auckland 3.515kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Peter Froggat, Dargaville 1.510kg $1,000
Winning Team Kaitaia Team – Leader: Skarn Hokai $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Ray Carbonel, Rotorua 2.915kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Skarn Hokai, Kaitaia 2.055kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Mark French, Tauranga 2.05kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Jack Rogers, Kaitaia 1.975kg $200
WEDNESDAY 29th FEBRUARY
Heaviest Snapper Darin Maxwell, Te Puke          RECORD 12.030kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Junior Teaurima, Auckland 1.820kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 13 – Leader: Darin Maxwell 21.790kg $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Paul Desmond, Kaitaia 7.910kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mouse Gamble, Kaitaia 2.815kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Vincent Yates, Kaitaia 2.580kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Dennis Downey, Auckland 2.120kg $200
Lucky Draw Mikaela Rogers won Travel Voucher from Flight Centre $3000
THURSDAY 1st MARCH – FARMLANDS DAY
Heaviest Snapper Maria Daniels, Waiharara 6.405kg $500
Average weight snapper Two anglers had equal average weight: Cody Busby and Thomas Wiki 2.250kg $750 each
2nd Heaviest Snapper Ewan Heka, Mangonui 5.335kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Joe Bellas, Kaitaia 5.235kg $200
4th Heaviest Snapper Phill Kake, Whangarei 5.185kg $100
5th Heaviest Snapper Arthur Yates 4.905kg $50
FRIDAY 2nd MARCH
No snapper were caught and tagged today, which is about as unusual as catching a 12.03kg snapper was on Wednesday. As there were no fish caught all the prizes were a lucky draw.
Lucky Draw – 1st prize Paul Paranihi, Pukekohe $2,000
Lucky Draw – 2nd prize John Perry, Howick $1,000
Lucky Draw – 3rd prize Terry Van Vagh, Tuakau $500
Lucky Draw – 4th prize Robin Billington, Tokerau beach $300
Lucky Draw – 5th prize Neville Hammond, Tauranga $200
SATURDAY 3rd MARCH
Big sweeping seas and squally showers made life difficult for the hardy anglers fishing on the last day of the 90mile beach snapper bonanza. As a result only two fish were weighed in, and the other prizes were lucky number draws.
1st prize Darryl Willis, Stratford 1.905kg $2,000
2nd prize Paul Visschers, Australia 1.875kg $1,000
Lucky Draw – 3rd prize Gloria Larkins, Kaitaia $500
Lucky Draw – 4th prize Haywood Lemon, Whangarei $300

2011 Results

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OVERALL WINNERS

CAPTAIN MORGAN HEAVIEST SNAPPER – OVERALL RESULTS
Heaviest Snapper Luke Boyes, Christchurch 8.89kg $30,000
Average Weight Snapper Lloyd Searly, Tangiteroria &Mike Downden, Whakatane 1.388kg $5,000$5,000

DAY WINNERS

TUESDAY 8th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Peter Bryant, New Plymouth 4.626kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Rob Parker 1.415kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 43 – Leader: Mike Scott $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Arashi Danehill, Auckland 4.568kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mike Scott, Ahipara 4.251kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Ross Keogh,Whangarei 2.958kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Greg Gourley, Waihi 2.428kg $200
WEDNESDAY 9th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Waru Ashby, Paihia 2.446kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Irimana Yates, Kaitaia 1.325kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 11 – Leader: Vaughan Craven $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Adrian Damsteegt, Pokeno 2.293kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Mike Scott, Ahipara 2.287kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Tina Adams, Kaitaia 1.737kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Irimana Yates, Waihi 1.653kg $200
THURSDAY 10th MARCH – FARMLANDS DAY
Heaviest Snapper Shaun Healy, Murupara 7.542kg $500
Average weight snapper Jesse Newton, Reporoa 1.814kg $1,000
2nd Heaviest Snapper Gavin Parlour, Kaitaia 5.753kg $300
3rd Heaviest Snapper Dan Green 5.566kg $200
FRIDAY 11th MARCH
Heaviest Snapper Luke Boys, Christchurch 8.890kg $2,000
Average weight snapper Mike Dowden, Whakatane 1.390kg $1,000
Winning Team Team 10 – Leader: Wayne Newcombe, Mike Allen, Richard Otley, Ray Carbonel $400
2nd Heaviest Snapper Maurice Cooper, Moerewa 7.585kg $1,000
3rd Heaviest Snapper Vincent Yates, Takehue 6.830kg $500
4th Heaviest Snapper Tony Van de Molen, Auckland 5.274kg $300
5th Heaviest Snapper Mark Trenberth, Rotorua 3.428kg $200
SATURDAY 12th MARCH
Unfortunately due to the Tsunami happening in Japan overnight, the beaches were off limits so the final day had to be cancelled. We did however still give out the prizes for the day to lucky ticket numbers drawn out of a barrel. The fortunate people for the day were:
Average weight prize – Edith Scower, Kaitaia $1,000
Team prize – Team 43 – Team Captain Mike Scott $400
1st prize – Wallie Regan, Port Albert $2,000
2nd prize – Sharon Rider, Kaitaia $1,000
3rd prize – Paul Ralph, Dargaville $500
4th prize – Carol Berghan, Ahipara $300
5th prize – Reg Frost, Ahipara $200
The final winner Dennis Clark of Auckland took home the brand new $51,000 MITSUBISHI TRITON