Kiwis for Kiwi Rotokare trip auction terms & conditions

  1. All encounter participants must be at least 18 years of age.

  2. You must be flexible on the date and time of the encounter. We will set a preferred date in the last week of November or first week of December 2019, and two back up dates should the weather not be suitable.

  3. Trade Me will organise and pay for any travel and accommodation arrangements that are required for participation in the encounter. If accommodation is required, this will be limited to one nights accommodation in New Plymouth. Domestic flights for two will be included if the winner is not within driving distance of Rotokare Scenic Reserve.

  4. At least one participant must hold a valid New Zealand driver’s licence as you will likely need to drive yourself to the Rotokare Scenic Reserve (Trade Me will provide a rental vehicle for this purpose, if flights & accommodation have been provided).  

  5. Participants are required to have high levels of physical fitness and mobility to participate. The encounter involves traversing difficult terrain for at least 2-4 hours 

  6. Participants need to have appropriate hiking and wet weather gear etc for the day.

  7. The Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust staff will decide if the weather conditions are appropriate on the day for the encounter to proceed.

  8. The encounter may be cancelled on short notice if we are advised by Rotokare staff that it cannot go ahead for any reason, at which point Trade Me may amend or cancel the encounter.

  9. Should conditions unexpectedly deteriorate on the planned day of the encounter, Rotokare staff will make best endeavours to provide you with an enjoyable experience (within the boundaries of approved kiwi welfare Best Practice). 

  10. Trade Me reserves the right to supply you with an alternative experience if it is not possible for the encounter to proceed for any reason. The particulars of any alternative experience will be determined by Trade Me at its sole discretion. 

  11. Publicity: The winner agrees that their name, location, and images from the encounter may be published on Trade Me’s social media, within email marketing or on Trade Me’s websites.

  12. Liability: To the fullest extent permitted by law, Trade Me shall not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury whatsoever suffered by any participant of the Encounter (including but not limited to any direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or incidental loss or damages). Trade Me’s liability to any participant will be limited in any circumstances to a maximum for all claims up to $500.

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