Get set for a great weekend of fishing

Get set for what’s sure to be a great weekend of fishing and laughter as we roll out the 5th Annual Charity Fishing Contest in support of The Child Cancer Foundation.

Hosted by the Petone Club, Hutt Valley Hunting & Fishing and the Mediaworks Foundation and held on Waitangi Weekend 2021 (5th to the 7th of February 2021) with a host of great prizes on offer for a range of categories including Groper, Terakihi and Trevally, Auctions on both days auctioning off all of the fish caught and access to a range of great food and beverage offerings it’s sure to be a fantastic weekend.


How do I enter ?

You can enter in one of 3 ways.

Either download the entry form, fill it out and bring it into the Petone Club, Enter online or enter on Friday the 5th of February at the Petone Club before the briefing.

The Water Based Contest

Hit the water and catch some monsters in the Water Based Contest. You will need a boat and crew to enter into this one, so get the girls and boys together for a weekend full of fishing and good times.

There are plenty of species to catch and tons of fantastic prizes on offer so you would be crazy to miss out on one of the greatest contests around.

All fish caught are auctioned off on the day and all proceeds go to our well deserved charities so it doesn't matter whether you win anything or not. You're sure to have a great time and will be safe in the knowledge that your hard work is all going towards a worthy cause.

So sign up today.

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Water Contest Categories

  • Groper
  • Kingfish
  • Snapper
  • Terakihi
  • Blue Cod
  • Gurnard
  • Trevally
  • Top Child Angler
  • Most Species Caught

The Land Based Contest

The Land Based Contest will take place alongside the Water Based contest and will be set to the same times and rules (where applicable) as the Water Based contest.

So get yourself ready and make sure your in for a weekend of hauling in the big ones. There are heaps of prizes on offer along with all the lucky angler prizes so there's not much stopping you from having a great weekend fishing!!

Find out more

Land Contest Categories

  • Kingfish
  • Moki
  • Snapper
  • Kahawai
  • Gurnard
  • Trevally
  • Blue Cod
  • Top Child Angler
  • Most Species Caught

Sponsors


Sponsorship

Each year we have a raft of top sponsors come on board to support the contest.

If you're interested in helping out with either cash sponsorship or sponsorship in kind, then get a hold of us. We will display your logo on this website, our facebook page and the internal advertising screens here at the Petone Club, so you will get a wide range of exposure. There are also options to have your business displayed on the weekend of the contest as well.

To find out more email us on sponsorship@charityfishing.co.nz

The Child Cancer Foundation

We give personalised support to each family through a one-to-one connection. We help with the big things like emotional, social and practical support. But also the little things they have probably never even thought about.

Below are just some of the ways we support families while they're going through an incredibly stressful time:

  • A dedicated Family Support Coordinator to provide strength in times of doubt, comfort in times of sadness and celebrate times of joy
  • Wellbeing Packs this pack contains items that support parents wellbeing
  • Travel Assistance for the cumulative parking, petrol and travel costs for hospital visits
  • Holiday Homes in Taupo and Arrowtown - allowing families to enjoy a break and create new precious memories
  • Personal Development Grants for children with cancer, their siblings or parents
  • Household Support with essential living costs that families may struggle with during this difficult time
  • Support in the Community such as camps, events and activities for children and their families
  • Family Places in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, all within walking distance of the local hospital