Terms and Conditions
This website at www.gw.govt.nz is owned by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC, we, our or us). Your use of this Website is governed by these Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) (Terms) and by accessing or browsing this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
Right to Use Website and Content
You may access and view the content on this Website provided you only use that content for your personal use or otherwise in relation to using or considering using any of the services we provide through this Website or otherwise.
If you wish to link to any part of this Website, you must obtain our prior written consent.
All intellectual property on this Website, including without limit, the text, photographs, logos, graphics and copyright works is owned by us (or our relevant content supplier). We are the exclusive owner of all rights in the compilation, design and layout of this Website.
Although we have tried to ensure the content on this Website is current, accurate and complete, we do not guarantee that such content will be current, accurate or complete when you access it. We will take action, within a reasonable time, to correct any error or inaccuracy which is brought to our attention.
You acknowledge that this Website may not always be available or some of the functions on this Website may be temporarily unavailable and that we will not be liable to you in respect of any inability to access or use this Website at any time.
GWRC (and/or its agents, suppliers or representatives) are organising and offering a series of events and/or activities that will form part of GWRC's Great Outdoor Summer Events Programme (Events). By booking or reserving a space in any Event, you agree to be bound by these Terms (as amended from time to time).
Bookings and/or Tickets
As demand for our Events are high during the summer months we advise that you make your booking as far as advance as possible to avoid disappointment.
Bookings may be reconfirmed closer to the time by GWRC, but safekeeping of all tickets and confirmation emails will be the responsibility of the person(s) booking the Event. GWRC reserves the right to delete your booking if we are unable to contact you to reconfirm your booking within a certain time after initial contact is made.
Changes and cancellations
Unless we advise an Event specific cancellation and refund policy, the following conditions will apply to changes or cancellations of Events and any relevant refunds.
Changes may be made to bookings up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled departure time by contacting GWRC. No refunds will be made within 48 hours of the scheduled departure or start time.
GWRC reserves the right cancel or put restrictions on any Event for any reason, including as a result of weather conditions or any unforeseen events or circumstances.
Health and Safety
In participating in any event or activity, you agree that:
GWRC reserves the right (at its sole discretion) to turn away anyone who, in our opinion, may be at risk due to any medical conditions that may put themselves or other fellow travellers at risk.
All Liability Excluded
To the extent permitted by law:
If the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 applies, you may have rights or remedies which are not excluded nor limited by the above. If you are using the Website or its content for business purposes, the above exclusions and limits will apply and the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply.
Third Party Websites
GWRC does not control and does not hold any credit card or any other payment details provided to third party payment providers.
GWRC is not responsible for the availability or functionality of Eventbrite or any other ticketing or booking service provider's website. GWRC will not be liable for your inability to book or access tickets to any Event for any reason, including any unavailability of any third party website.
If, during any Event, GWRC or its service providers take photographs of you (or your dependants), you consent that GWRC may use such photographs in any promotional or published material, including print and online. All photographs remain the property of GWRC, who shall have the right to duplicate, reproduce or make other commercial use of such photographs free and clear of any claim whatsoever on your part.
Jurisdiction and Governing Law
These Terms and any matters or disputes connected with the Website or the Events will be governed by New Zealand law and will be dealt with by New Zealand courts.
We may amend these Terms from time to time, so you should check and read these Terms regularly. By continuing to use this Website or booking any Event after any such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended Terms.