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Waipara Hills, Win a Luxury Escape to Waipara Valley: Terms and Conditions

Waipara Hills, Win a Luxury Escape to Waipara Valley

This competition is now closed. Thank you for your amazing entries and congratulations to our three winners who have been notified. 

Waipara Hills gives you a chance to win a luxurious weekend escape to Waipara Valley. The package includes flights, transport and a luxurious 3 night stay

Enjoy an exquisite lunch hosted at Waipara Hills. Try the delicacies from local producers. Be pampered in Hanmer Springs. Leave with a breathtaking experience of the magic of Waipara Valley.

To enter, simply purchase any specially marked Waipara Hills wine, and text your unique code found on the inside of this neck tag to 383.

Terms and Conditions

Waipara Hills, Win a Luxury Escape to Waipara Valley:


1.This Promotion is being run on behalf of Accolade Wines New Zealand Limited, PO Box 126, Blenheim 7242 (the “Promoter”).

2. Entry to the Promotion constitutes acceptance of these conditions. All entry instructions and prize information published by the Promoter form part of these conditions.

3.The Promotion is only open to entrants who are individuals who: (i) are legal residents of New Zealand living in New Zealand; (ii) are 18 years of age or older; (iii) are not directors or employees of the Promoter or any of its related companies or any of their agencies associated with the Promotion (“Associated Person”); and (iv) are not a spouse, de facto spouse, parent, child or sibling (whether natural or by adoption) of an Associated Person.

4.The Promotion commences on the 2nd of March 2015 and closes at midnight on the 29th of May 2015 (“Entry Period”). No entries will be accepted outside of the Entry Period.


5.To enter, an eligible entrant must, within the Entry Period:

(i) Purchase any bottle of Waipara Hills with a specially marked promotional neck tag; and

(ii) Text in the unique code printed on the inside of the neck tag to short code 383 using their mobile phone.  Texts will be charged at the usual rate charged by each Entrant’s telecommunications provider, and the Promoter will not be liable for this cost under any circumstance.

6.Each Entry must contain only one unique code to be a valid entry.

7.Only mobile handsets operating on a New Zealand mobile network that supports the use or function of texting to a short code or business marking code can interact with this Promotion. Any mobile numbers operating on networks outside of New Zealand will not be entered into the Promotion. Please check with your mobile network provider for any issues that are handset or mobile account related.

8.All Entrants must ensure the Promoter receives their entry during the Entry Period. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed or illegible entries or for any delays or failures in any communications service or equipment.

9.The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, declare any or all entries made by an Entrant invalid if the Entrant: (i) fails to establish that he or she is an eligible entrant (in accordance with clause 3 above); (ii) tampers with the entry process or benefits from such tampering; (iii) submits an entry which is not in accordance with these terms and conditions; or (iv) fails to comply with any of these terms and conditions.

10.Entrants may enter the promotion multiple times, provided that each entry is accompanied by a different unique code.

11.The neck tag and original receipt of purchase must be kept as proof of purchase to be able to claim the prize.


12.There are a total of 3 prize packages to be won. Each prize package includes the following:

  • Return economy flights for 2 people from any airport within New Zealand to Christchurch airport

  • Rental car hire for 3 days

  • 2 nights accommodation at Dry Paddocks, Waipara Valley

  • 1 night accommodation at Select Braemer Lodge and Spa, Hanmer Springs

  • Lunch, vineyard tour and wine tasting at Waipara Hills

  • Entry and spa package at Hanmer Springs thermal hot pools and spa

  • Experiences in Hanmer Spring and Waipara Valley

  • Dinner for 2 at Nor Wester Café in Amberley

  • Dinner for 2 at No 31 Restaurant in Hanmer Springs

  • A total of $500 Spending money to cover petrol and any other costs accrued.

13.Each prize is valued at up to $3,000 NZD(inc GST). The total prize pool is valued at up to $12,000 NZD (inc GST).

14.Flights, activities and accommodation are subject to booking and availability.  All other costs associated with the prize, including but not limited to any additional transfer costs, additional meals, additional taxes, insurance and other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner as incurred. Each prize is subject to any additional terms and conditions specified by the prize supplier/s.

15.All 3 prize draws will take place on the 2nd of June 2015.  Winners will be drawn randomly from all valid entries received during the Entry Period, with the exclusion of previous winning entries.

16.The prize must be taken within six weeks of the winner being contacted, on the dates specified by the Promoter. The Promoter is not liable in any way if the winner or any of his/her travel companion are unable to travel on the prize dates or if any element of the prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Winners may request to change their flight arrangements for the purposes of extending their trip, but any additional costs incurred will be the responsibility of the winner.

17.All of the Promoter’s decisions are final and binding and no correspondence in respect of such decisions will be entered into.

  1. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. Prizes must be taken as offered and may not be varied. If for any reason a winner does not take an element of a prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the prize will be forfeited and cash will not be supplied instead.  The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in prize value. 

  2. In the event that any aspect of a prize becomes unavailable for reasons beyond the Promoter's control, the Promoter may substitute that aspect of the prize with a prize of equal or greater value.

  3. Entrants acknowledge that there may be inherent risks in some aspects of the prize and that taking the prize may involves participating in dangerous activities.  By entering this promotion and/or accepting the prize, entrants accept that risk. Each winner takes the prize entirely at his/her own risk and indemnifies the Promoter in respect of any claim, loss, damage, accident, injury, property damage or loss of life that may occur in connection with the prize. 


21.Each Winner will be notified by the phone number registered in the entry submission.

22.For winning entries, the only person entitled to claim the prize is the Entrant who registered their details within the Entry Period.

23.If any prize: (i) is not claimed by the winning entrant within 3 weeks of the relevant prize draw; or (ii) is forfeited for any reason, the subject prize will be re-drawn and awarded to another entrant.

24.Winners agree to their name and/or photograph being used for the purpose of publicising the Promotion and its winners. 


25.If for any reason the conduct or operation of the Promotion is interfered with or disrupted in any way (including by vandalism, power failures, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strikes, computer bugs or viruses, tampering or technical failures), the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend or recommence the Promotion.

26.The Promoter may require the winners to provide proof of identity, proof of age and proof of residency. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the Promoter’s discretion.

27.The Promoter assumes no responsibility for: (i) any error, omission, interruption, or delay in the operation or transmission of any communication including any internet or SMS communication sent to (or by) the Promoter or any entrant whether caused by problems with communication networks or lines, computer systems, software or internet service providers, congestion on any carrier network or otherwise; (ii) any theft, destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, any such communications; or (iii) any problem with, or technical malfunction of, any computer system or other equipment used for the conduct of the Promotion.

28.The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury (including, without limitation, allergies, skin conditions or other reactions), illness or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using any prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law). 

  1. The Promoter adheres to all applicable privacy laws and regulations.  All entries will be the property of the Promoter. The information entrants provide will be used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting this Promotion. The Promoter may collect entrants’ personal information (including through its contractors or agents) or disclose entrants’ personal information to its contractors and agents to assist in conducting this Promotion or communicating with entrants. Each entrant consents to the storage of their personal information on the Promoter’s database and the Promoter may use this information for future promotional and marketing purposes regarding the Promoter’s products including contacting the entrant via electronic messaging (and entrants consent to receiving SMS or email messages from the Promoter that will contain and opt out option should they no longer wish to be contact by the Promoter).  Entrants can update their personal information or request access to the personal information the Promoter holds about them by contacting the Promoter. All correspondence should be to the attention of the Privacy Officer. A copy of the Promoter’s privacy policy can be obtained from the Promoter or from the Promoter’s website at www.accolade-wines.com.

30.Any questions relating to this promotion should be referred to 0800 99 22 44.

31.The laws of New Zealand apply to this Promotion to the exclusion of any other law. Entrants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.


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