- Current competitions -

There are several competitions that are run over a period of time. Competitions currently underway include

Snapper Bonanza 2020 - longest snapper

  •  Open to all NPSUC 2019/2020 & 2020/2021 FULL Financial Members (must be paid up for both years)(not Associate)                                    
  • Entry Fee $20.00 per angler – paid at the bar - you are entered when you have received your angler number (after you have paid)
  • Started 5pm Friday 3rd July 2020 to 5pm Sunday 20th December 2020.
  • Please note: Entries accepted until Friday 5.00PM 2nd October 2020, you must have entered BEFORE you leave the harbour.
  • Boat Entries only (minimum of 2 Anglers)
  • Must have your angler/entry number in the photo. Fish photos sent to npsucmarketing@xtra.co.nz
  • Official length boards only
  • Must arrive and depart from Port Taranaki
  • Boats that have registered to this bonanza can add anglers up to 2nd October but must be paid up prior to leaving the Harbour. Once entered you can fish on any one of the registered boats.
  • Monthly prize for the longest Snapper (A $50 NPSUC Bar Voucher will be presented to the Longest Snapper for each of the 6 months fished)
  • Full set of rules available at the BAR when you enter.


New plymouth steel supplies Photography competitions

Competition: Four photography competitions which close 30 June 2020

  • Best still photo – above/on the water           
  • Best still photo – underwater                    
  • Best video – above/on water 
  • Best video – below water

These competitions are kindly sponsored by New Plymouth Steel Supplies - visit their website (click here)

There are annual trophies on the line for all categories.

Worthy entries will be shown in the monthly newsletter, on the website and on the TV’s within the club. Get out there and get snapping.

[Rules: Entries are open to fisherman and divers alike. The only rules, other than the titles imply, is that they must be taken by a current NPSUC member between now and 30th June in NZ waters (not overseas). Images must be yours (Proof of the photo sequence may be required to validate ownership and date taken) – no watermarks. Judges decision is final, and extra points will be given for originality, difficulty and obviously marine context.]

Any queries or entries to Ian Steele  - email steelykiwi@gmail.com