The Gisborne Tatapouri Fishing Club House is situated at Shed 2, The Wharf, Gisborne. It is overlooking a spectacular collection of fishing vessels both private and Commercial.
The Management and Committee extend a very warm welcome to members, their guests and affiliated members. We encourage families and look forward to seeing you all at the Club.
Our Club offers a wonderful relaxing atmosphere with a popular restaurant, panoramic views of the inner harbour and surrounding area, large screen TVs, bar facilities, Gaming and TAB Pod and also great friendly camaraderie. We talk fishing.
The Gisborne Tatapouri Fishing Club hosts two bars, one being our Main Bar, the other the Shark Bar, with both bars displaying the largest variety of full fish mounts in New Zealand. Some of our top species are a Black Marlin weighing over 1,000 lbs, a world record breaking Southern Bluefin Tuna, a variety of sharks and other types of tuna as well as many other species on display.
We also have a large live fish tank with Marine life caught out in our bay, this is a great hit with our younger guests.
We offer a courtesy van pick up/drop off service - Wednesday to Sunday from 4pm - to our members, donations are gladly accepted. To book a pickup
please phone 0508 828282

Club Hours
11am till 10pm                    Monday and Tuesday
10am to 11             Wednesday and Thursday
10am to 12 midnight           Friday, Saturday
10am to 11pm                      Sunday 
Public Holidays as above - depending on day

Car Parking

There is ample car parking for Marina and Club use.


The Club has it’s own Berth for hire please contact the office regarding hireage. 

The Tatapouri Restaurant is run by a professional team of Chefs. The Restaurant hours are 12 pm to 2pm and evening 5pm onwards. Our Main Menus are available to view in the Restaurant as the specials often change. For functions we also offer buffet menus (for over 50 people) and finger food menus. To view our Buffet Menu please click here. To view our Finger Food Menu please click here.

Our Bars are fully stocked with a large range of local wines and beers as well as the most popular beverages.
There is a complimentary chilled water cooler available in our main bar.

These are available in the Mens and Ladies Toilets.

Members Club Night
Every Wednesday we hold a Members Draw that jackpots by $500.00 each week if not struck AND every Friday we hold a must go members Draw for gift cards - only drawn from those in the club who write their names on the must go sheet at the main door. When the Wednesday Jackpot hits around the $2,500-$3500 mark it becomes a Must go Draw - a not to be missed night for all members. A variety of Raffles are also available and drawn on the night.

Private Functions
In our Shark Bar we can seat 110 for buffet meals (seated) and 220 for standing. We also hold wedding receptions! see attached photos

This is a Club monitored ramp/weigh station plus radio room (ch 60) which is monitored during some Competitions.  The radio room can be contacted for up to date weather/cancellations on 868 4156. A Tractor is also available with a fee for the season - renewable yearly  (members please see office staff).

We have professional office staff available to answer any queries you may have 06 868 4756. Or the office is open Monday to Friday.

Club Licence
This important document is displayed at all times on the noticeboard and is our legal criterion for trading.  A parent or guardian must accompany junior members whilst in the clubrooms.  No liquor is to be removed for consumption outside the premises.  The Club does NOT allow BYO product to be bought into the Club or Restaurant.  Police enforce liquor procedure and practices.  We endorse the Sale of Liquor Act and pride ourselves in Host Responsibility requirements.

Members are permitted to sign in visitors. You may bring the same guest a maximum of three times in any membership year. We also welcome any member of any affiliated club with reciprocity.