Tourism Development Grant Terms and Conditions



Information produced by us on how to enter the competition and prizes for the competition forms part of these Terms. By entering the competition, you are deemed to accept these Terms. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and at any time, to replace or amend these Terms or to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the competition.


2.1 Except as set out at 2.2 and 2.3 below, the competition is open to New Zealand based tourism operators, Regional Tourism Organisations or organisations with ideas to stimulate year-round visitor demand who have the ability to deliver on the proposed business plan and programme in the entry submitted.
2.2 You are not eligible to enter the competition if you are our employee, an employee of any company associated with the competition, or an immediate family member of such employees.
2.3 Acting reasonably, we may exclude any person from entering into the competition.


3.1 To enter the competition, you must send your entry to us, in the official application form, via email sent to
3.2 Entries must be received by 5.00 pm on June 30th 2018. We cannot accept responsibility for any lost, misplaced, illegible, damaged, stolen, late or incomplete entries.
3.3 Upon receipt, all competition entries and submitted materials become our property. By entering the competition you hereby:
(a) grant to us full rights to use your submitted materials (and any reproductions, manipulations and adaptations thereof) and the intellectual and other rights therein ("Rights") for any purpose and in any media including the internet, in each case without compensation;
(b) acknowledge and agree that we may use your name, detail and submitted materials for promotional and media purposes, and you will participate in any publicity arrangements which we reasonably require, in each case without compensation;
(c) confirm that you are the sole legal and beneficial owner of the Rights, or you have the express written consent of the true legal and beneficial owner, and that the exercise of the Rights will not violate any law or infringe the rights of any other person; and
(d) confirm that, where the competition entrant is under 16 years old, the consent of that person's parent or guardian has been obtained. Failure to demonstrate such consent to our satisfaction may result in your entry being invalid, disqualified and any prize awarded to you being forfeited.


4.1 Prize is one tourism development grant of NZD$100,000, to be invested to support implementation of the winner’s entry as agreed with us.
4.2 Prizes cannot be transferred or exchanged.
4.3 Each prize is taken entirely at the prize winner's own risk. We will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury (including but not limited to any indirect or consequential loss) suffered or incurred by you or any other person as a result of or in connection with the competition or any prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. You release and indemnify Auckland Airport and any persons affiliated or associated with the competition in respect of any claim for any accident, injury, death, property damage and other losses that may occur in connection with the competition or any prize. If requested to do so you will sign a separate release and indemnification form in such form as we determine.
4.4 The winner of a prize is responsible for any tax or other costs arising in relation to, or associated with, the prize.


5.1 The prize winner will be chosen by an expert panel. Only the party who originally entered the competition is eligible to win a prize.
5.2 A short list of entries will be determined by the expert panel and short-listed entrants will need to present to the expert panel at Auckland Airport to determine the winner.
5.3 Should any entrants on the short list reside outside of Auckland and require air travel to get to and from Auckland, Auckland Airport will cover the airfare cost to travel and from Auckland for one person to present to the panel. All other costs associated with presenting to the panel are to be covered by the entrant.
5.4 We will notify prize winners by email using the details provided on the entry.
5.5 We may refuse to award a prize to any person who has, in our view, acted in a fraudulent manner, breached these Terms or gained an unfair advantage in participating in the competition.
5.6 We reserve the right not to award the prize if we are dissatisfied with the calibre of entries received by the entry deadline and/or subsequent presentation to the panel by entrants on the short list, or to extend the deadline and seek more applications in order to be able to award the prize
5.7 Our determination of the prize winner will be final and binding, and no correspondence or other communication will be entered into.


6.1 We respect your privacy rights under the Privacy Act 1993. You authorise Auckland Airport, and other entities involved in tourism and related services, and our authorised service providers to collect, hold, use and disclose personal information about you (including your name, image and contact details) to conduct the competition and for future promotional purposes. You understand that you have a right of access to, and may request correction of, personal information held by Auckland Airport about you, which you may exercise by contacting Auckland Airport by email at Failure to provide the personal information requested in the entry process will result in the entry being invalid.


7.1 In these Terms, the following words have the following special meanings: "Terms" means these competition terms and conditions (as amended from time to time); "we", "our", "us" means Auckland International Airport Limited; and "you" means a person entering the competition.
7.2 For convenience, these Terms have been grouped under different headings, but the headings do not affect the meaning of these Terms.