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Greater Wellington Harbours Safer Boating Competition 2021 Competition Rules

Greater Wellington Harbours Safer Boating Competition 2021 Competition Rules

Updated 29 March 2021 11:38am

1.1. The Competition: This Competition is run by Greater Wellington in accordance with the Competition Rules.
1.2. Minors: If the Participants in the Competition are children under the age of 18 years, these Competition Rules must be accepted by the Participant’s parent or legal guardian on their behalf.
1.3. Deemed Acceptance: When you submit an Entry you are deemed to have either accepted these Competition Rules or, if you are under 18 years of age, to have obtained that acceptance from your parent or legal guardian.
2.1. The Entry: On or before the Entry Deadline, a Participant must answer questions 1 to 9 of the Safer Boating Quiz, locatable here - correctly and provide a valid email address as requested (an Entry).
2.2. One Entry Only: A Participant may only complete one Entry and may only win one Prize.
2.3. Validity: Only Entries that comply with clause 2.1 and are not otherwise disqualified under clause 5.6 will be considered valid Entries.
2.4. Verification: We may, at any time, verify the validity of the Entries including confirming the Participant’s name and age.
2.5. Disqualified Participants. Disqualified Participants may not enter the Competition.
3.1.  Competition Period: The Competition will start on Monday, 29 March 2021 and will end on 11.59pm, Sunday, 18 April 2021 (the Competition Period).
3.2. Deadline: All Entries must be completed within the Competition Period and no later than 11.59pm on Sunday, 18 April 2021 (the Entry Deadline).
4.1. The Winners: The winners of the Competition will be selected by us as set out in these Competition Rules. Our determination is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
4.2. The Draw: On or before 5 pm Friday 23 April 2021 we will select three Entries at random from all the valid Entries received before the Entry Deadline (each a Winning Entry).
4.3. Prize: The Winning Participants will receive a Prize as follows:
(a) The first drawn Winning Entry will receive the Major Prize;
(b) The two other Winning Entries   will receive a Minor Prize.
4.4. Contact: Using the email address provided with the Entry, we will contact the Winning Participants to advise them of the win and to request an address to which we will send their Prize. 
4.5. Redraw: If after three attempts we are unable to contact a Winning Participant or they do not respond, we will re-draw another Winning Entry for that Prize.  
4.6. Delivery: We will post the Prize to the winning Participant using the address details supplied at clause 4.4.
(a) Prior to releasing the Prizes, we may require written confirmation of the acceptance of these Competition Rules from the Participant or, if the Participant is a under 18 years of age, from their parent or legal guardian.
(b) If written confirmation is not provided after such a request, the Prize will be forfeit
4.7. Alternative Award: Where a Participant is under 18 years of age, we may elect to award the Prize to their parent or legal guardian.
4.8. No Transfer: The Prize cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
5.1. Permission: By submitting an Entry, you warrant to us that you have obtained all relevant permissions to enter this Competition.
5.2. Purpose: We may collect, store and use Personal Information provided with or within an Entry, or in connection with the Competition, for the following purposes:
(a) To run the Competition;
(b) To communicate with Participants or, where relevant their parents or legal guardians;
(c) To verify the validity of an Entry;
(d) Otherwise as set out in (and in accordance with) the Privacy Statement.
5.3. Disposal: Subject to any laws that require us to hold the Personal Information for longer, we will only store Personal Information until 1 June 2021after which it will be removed from our systems or otherwise safely disposed.
6.1. Associated Terms.  You accept the Prize subject to any associated terms and conditions of use.
6.2. Change: We may suspend, amend, vary, extend or discontinue this Competition at any stage for any reason. Any such action will be notified on the GW Facebook Page -
6.3. Disqualification: We may, in our sole discretion:
(a) Disqualify any Entry that:
(i) Is not made in accordance with these Competition Rules;
(ii) We consider to be unsolicited electronic communications and/or advertising;
(iii) We reasonably consider breaches any law; and
(iv) We reasonably consider is  otherwise inappropriate;
(b) Refuse to award the Prize to a Participant where:
(i) They have failed or refused to provide written confirmation under clause 4.8(a);
(ii) We consider that they or any other person who has entered on their behalf has violated the Competition Rules in any way, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Competition or has won using fraudulent means.   
6.4. Governing Law: These Competition Rules shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.
6.5. Late or Invalid Entries: Greater Wellington takes no responsibility for any inability to enter, complete, continue or conclude the Competition due to incorrect contact details, invalid, unclear or illegible Entries, equipment or technical malfunctions, busy lines, inadvertent disconnection, Force Majeure or otherwise.
6.6. No Liability: Subject to any applicable laws which cannot be excluded, Greater Wellington, its employees and agents will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury of any nature incurred or suffered by any person (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss or loss arising from negligence) arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with, this Competition or with winning, redeeming or benefiting from a Prize.
6.7. No Waiver: Failure by Greater Wellington to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
6.8. Third Party Sites:
(a) In entering or participating in this Competition you may be using Third Party Sites. 
(b) Greater Wellington will comply with all its obligations to you in relation to the Third Party Sites.
(c) You are, however, solely responsible for ensuring that you are aware of and comply with your obligations in relation to these Third Party Sites.    
6.9. Greater Wellington Contact: If you have any questions in relation to this Competition, please contact
7. Definitions
Competition: The Safer Boating competition designed to incentivise attendees to complete a quiz on SurveyMonkey.

4.8. Confirmation of Acceptance:

4.10. Unavailability: If the Prizes are unavailable for whatever reason, we may substitute the Prizes for a prizes of an equivalent value.


Disqualified Participant. Greater Wellington personnel (including contractors) and their Immediate Family.


Greater Wellington, we or our: The Wellington Regional Council, a regional council in accordance the Local Government Act 2002, with its physical address at 100 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington.

Immediate Family: Spouses, grandparents, parents, children, and grandchildren, whether by marriage, past marriages, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other family extension.

Major Prize: A boat engine service from a supplier to be selected in consultation with the Winning Participant to the value of $700.

Minor Prize: One of two vouchers to the value of up to $300 for either Coast guard education/services or safety equipment (at the Winning Participant’s election).

Personal Information: Any information about an identifiable person collected by or on behalf of Greater Wellington and includes, without limitation, names and email addresses.

Participant: Any person submitting the Entry excluding Disqualified Participants.

Prize: The Major or Minor Prizes.

Safer Boating Quiz: SurveyMonkey questionnaire about safer boating -

Third Party Sites: Any website other than managed or controlled by Greater Wellington, software as a service (SaaS) application, social media page or similar.  

Winning Participant: A Participant that submits a Winning Entry.