Kahawai Fishing Competition

&

- THE KANIERE EMPIRE HOTEL -

BRING YOU THE ANNUAL WEST COAST 

KAHAWAI FISHING COMPETITION 2024

Fishing - BBQ - Great Yarns!

SATURDAY 

03.02.2024

FISH ANYWHERE ON THE WEST COAST!

Heaviest Fish Prizes

Kids and Adults

1st, 2nd & 3rd

Major Spot Prizes!

Spot Prizes Galore!

UPDATES

17.01.24 MONDAY 

POSTPONED

DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS WE HAVE POSTPONED THE ANNUAL WEST COAST KAHAWAI FISHING COMPETITION. THE KAHAWAI FISHING COMPETITION WILL BE HELD ON THE 3RD FEB  




ENTRYS: $10 KIDS | $30 ADULTS

ENTRY IS OPEN 9AM FRIDAY 22ND DEC  -  ENTRY CLOSES 5PM FRIDAY 2ND FEB 

GET YOUR ENTRY FORM AT ANY OF THESE GREAT LOCATIONS!

WILD OUTDOORSMAN - 28 TANCRED STREET, HOKITIKA 

FISHING & FIREARMS - 63 TAINUI STREET, GREYMOUTH 

KANIERE EMPIRE HOTEL - 289 KANIERE ROAD, HOKITIKA

Rules

x1 Fish per person

Fish MUST be bled, Gilled & Gutted

Fish anywhere on the West Coast!

Stay safe & Have fun!


WEIGH IN AT THE KANIERE EMPIRE HOTEL 6PM SATURDAY 3RD FEB 

           

A huge thank you to our sponsors for your continued support over the last 10 years!

Westland Upholstry NZ
Mitre 10 New Zealand Hokitika
Excavator world
Rag Knives Hokitika
The Warehouse - Greymouth
Aitkens Agencies
Monteiths
Lion Brown Breweries
Composite Development
Pure fishing New Zealand
Outdoor Outfitters
Brittain Wynyard & Co Limited
SR Marston & Co Limited
Fishing & leisure
Tackleman
Bene Footwear
Merrell
Knifekut
Ampro New Zealand
Companion Brands
Outdoor Brands
Beretta New Zealand
Bobo Products
Lonely Track
Harcourts

       

2023 Annual West Coast Kahawai Fishing Competition

A HUGE Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Kahawai Fishing Competition & for toughing out the wet weather!

This year we had 359 entry's & a total of 54 Kahawai weighed in.

A MASSIVE shout out and thank you to all those that helped with the event - before, during or after the Competition, thank you again team, you rock!

Special Thanks to

Grant Symons and the team at the Kaniere Hotel
Nigel Finch and the team at Wild Outdoorsman - Fishing and Firearms
John Nieper and the team at Hoki Hire
Our weigh in team - Alistair Climo & Kelvin Taylor 
Our Photographer - Phillippa Pearson
Our BBQ Crew - Barry Pearson, Gary Jellie & Bernie Preston

WEST COAST KAHAWAI FISHING COMPETITION 2023

RESULTS

ADULT DIVISION

  • 1st Place      Rod Harris               2.57 KG Prize: $500 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 2nd Place     Azza Scott               2.37 KG Prize: $250 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 3rd Place     Joe Ngaamo             2.24 KG Prize: $150 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher

JUNIOR DIVISION

  • 1st Place       Robbie Guilder                         2.10 KG Prize: $250 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 2nd Place      Sabian Scott                            2.08 KG Prize: $150 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 3rd Place       Aden Routhan                             1.88 KG Prize: $100 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher

AVERAGE FISH

Jacob Eyre – 1.44 KG 

Prize: Fishing Rod & Mystery Prize


2021 Annual West Coast Kahawai Fishing Competition

A HUGE Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Kahawai Fishing Competition & for toughing out the wet weather!

This year we had 313 entry's & a total of 11 Kahawai weighed in.

A MASSIVE shout out and thank you to all those that helped with the event - before, during or after the Competition, thank you again team, you rock!

Special Thanks to

Grant Symons and the team at the Kaniere Hotel
Nigel Finch and the team at Wild Outdoorsman - Fishing and Firearms
John Nieper and the team at Hoki Hire
Our weigh in team - Alistair Climo & Kelvin Taylor 
Our Photographer - Phillippa Pearson
Our BBQ Crew - Barry Pearson, Gary Jellie & Bernie Preston* The Harcourts Team

WEST COAST KAHAWAI FISHING COMPETITION 2021

RESULTS

ADULT DIVISION

  • 1st Place      Suk Song                 2.48 KG Prize: $500 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 2nd Place     Rodney Archer      2.31 KG Prize: $250 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 3rd Place      Kay Archer             2.22 KG Prize: $150 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher

JUNIOR DIVISION

  • 1st Place       Eli Song                         2.22 KG Prize: $250 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 2nd Place      Kora Wilson                 2.14 KG Prize: $150 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher
  • 3rd Place       Keegan Boshoof        2.13 KG Prize: $100 Wild Outdoorsman Voucher

AVERAGE FISH

Kora Wilson – 2.14 KG 

Prize: Float Tube, Fishing Rod & Mystery Prize


MAJOR SPOT PRIZE WINNERS

Reuben Stuart  |  Prize: Dickinson 12G Pump Action Shotgun (worth $600) 

Murray Everest  |  Prize: SeaHorse Kontiki Set (worth $5,000)

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