Snapper Bonanza 2022 Contest dates are 8th - 12th March 2022

The Prize List

Over $100,000 in prizes to be given away
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Heaviest Snapper

$30,000 – Heaviest Snapper Overall & Champions Trophy
$10,000 – Average Weight Snapper Overall
$2000 – Ladies Average Weight Snapper Overall*
$1000 – Average Weight Snapper each day
$2000 – Heaviest Snapper each day
$1000 – 2nd Heaviest Snapper each day
$500 – 3rd Heaviest Snapper each day
$300  4th Heaviest Snapper each day
$200 – 5th Heaviest Snapper each day

Teams Event

$4000 – Winning Team Overall + Bonanza World Cup Trophy
$1000 – 2nd Winning Team Overall
$800 – 3rd Winning Team Overall
$400 – Winning Team each day
$3000 – Teams weight average Overall

Riders Sports Fishing Day Thursday

$1500 – Average Weight Snapper
$500 – Heaviest Snapper
$300 – 2nd Heaviest Snapper
$200 – 3rd Heaviest Snapper
$100 – 4th Heaviest Snapper
$50 – 5th Heaviest Snapper

– Mitsubishi Triton and other major spot prizes may differ in colour and some accessories to the photograph on this website.

Early Bird Prize

Tickets purchased prior to September 30th 2020 will be entered into a draw to win a Seahorse Kontiki Package valued at $4,575. This will be drawn at the briefing on Monday 15th March 2021

Additional Super Prizes

There will be prizes drawn each night at the H.Q. weigh-in area. Contestants must be present in person with their tickets & be wearing a Ngai Takoto Snapper Bonanza cap to be eligible for the prize or entry into a major draw. The organisers will call the prize winning numbers and the contestants must present themselves to the organisers in person and if so required, be in possession of some other form of identification. In the event of a number being drawn and the competitor not being present there will be a redraw.

Mid Week Holiday Draw:

Mid Week Holiday Draw:

First prize a Haze Real Estate Yamaha YFZ50RM Quad Bike

On Wednesday 17th March, the organisers will draw 6 numbers. The selected numbers will then be redrawn with the first number winning 6th prize and the last remaining number winning first a Yamaha YFZ50RM Quad Bike from Haze Real Estate.

Liquor King Smoker Draw

Liquor King Smoker Draw

Win an Oklahoma Joe’s Smoker

Simply make any purchase from Sunday 28th February 2021 at Liquor King Kaitaia, with proof of your angler number, (ticket receipt, official cap or ID) and go into the draw to win an Oklahoma Joe’s smoker from Liquor King. One person will be drawn every day, 6 people on stage for a reverse draw on Saturday.

Major Draw

Major Draw

Win a Mitsubishi Triton 4X4 Double Cab.

Two numbers will be drawn each afternoon including Riders Sports Day Thursday & providing the competitor is present at the briefing/weigh-in on the day their number is drawn they will be entered. During the final weigh-in on Saturday 20th March the drawn entrants will be entered into a further draw to decide the prize winners. The selected numbers will be redrawn with the first number drawn winning 12th prize & the last number drawn winning a Mitsubishi Triton 4X4 Double Cab.