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ATEED reserves the right to refuse access or edit or delete material posted by you in contravention of these Terms.

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No links may be made to this website without ATEED’s prior written consent. 

 
 
Auckland Council Trade Delegation to Guangzhou

 

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Auckland Council Trade Delegation to Guangzhou

8-10 November 2017

Acknowledgement and acceptance of terms

Please note that any reference to Auckland Council in this document includes its CCOs, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development, Panuku Development Auckland, Regional Facilities Auckland, Auckland Council Investments Ltd, and the Independent Maori Statutory Board (IMSB)), its personnel and authorised providers. If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact globalpartnerships@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.

Conduct of delegates

All delegates must conduct themselves in a professional manner, having regard to the spirit and intent of the trade delegation to Guangzhou. To promote the safety and security of all delegates on the delegation, each delegate also agrees they will, at all times during the trade delegation to Guangzhou, comply with all reasonable directions given by Auckland Council delegation officials. In addition, all delegates must attend a relevant pre-departure briefing as notified by Auckland Council.

Acknowledgement of risk and responsibility

All delegates must make their own assessment regarding the appropriateness and risk of travel to any destination, and each delegate acknowledges that their attendance and participation in the trade delegation to Guangzhou is undertaken entirely at their own risk in all respects. All the destinations and locations on the Trade Delegation to Guangzhou are considered secure and Auckland Council will therefore not provide any security arrangements for the delegates.  However, please note that delegates are responsible for the security of their persons and property at all times. Auckland Council will not be responsible for any claims for theft, loss or damage to property, or for illness or personal injury. Delegates agree to reimburse Auckland Council for any emergency assistance extended by Auckland Council to delegates. 

All delegates must hold and maintain travel and other appropriate insurances in connection with attendance at, and participation in, the trade delegation to Guangzhou. Auckland Council is not responsible for providing or organising first aid or medical assistance. 

Auckland Council may change the content, itinerary, timing or any other aspect of the trade delegation to Guangzhou without notice and without liability or obligation to refund any monies to any delegate. Auckland Council also reserves the right to cancel the trade delegation to Guangzhou for any reason, including reasons of safety, security or any other factors outside of Auckland Council’s control.

Each delegate acknowledges that they are responsible for any impact the trade delegation to Guangzhou may have on their own business interests and accepts full responsibility for any and all of the business and organisational outcomes arising from their attendance and participation in the trade delegation to Guangzhou. Auckland Council is organising the trade delegation to Guangzhou to facilitate the objectives previously outlined. Each delegate acknowledges that Auckland Council makes no representations or warranties as to the impact that the trade delegation to Guangzhou will have on any delegates’ business interests. Each delegate agrees that Auckland Council is not liable or responsible for any commercial endeavours or outcomes of any party that participates in the trade delegation to Guangzhou.  

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Auckland Council shall have no liability whatsoever to the delegate, the delegate’s organisation, or to any third party, for any direct, indirect, consequential or special loss of profit, revenue or business opportunity, damage to reputation, or reimbursement of abortive or cancellation expenses, or any other financial loss suffered by the delegate, or for any sickness, illness or personal injury, distress or death, arising directly or indirectly in connection with the delegate’s participation (or non-participation) in the trade delegation to Guangzhou. The limitations and exclusions of Auckland Council’s liability apply to any liability of Auckland Council, however arising, whether in contract, tort, negligence or under any other legal principle, to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Indemnity

Each delegate indemnifies and holds Auckland Council harmless against any issues and all liabilities, expenses, losses, damages and costs (including client/solicitor costs on a full indemnity basis) suffered or incurred by Auckland Council arising out of or in connection with the delegate’s participation (or non-participation) in the trade delegation to Guangzhou and any wrongful, reckless or negligent act of the delegate, their representatives or legations or the breach by the delegate of any of their obligations set out in these Terms and Conditions, including costs, losses, expenses, damages or liabilities arising out of or in connection with any sickness, illness, personal injury or death suffered by the delegate, notwithstanding any sole or contributory negligence or breach of duty by Auckland Council. 

Information obligations

Each delegate acknowledges that its activities may affect the goodwill and reputation of the Principal, and accordingly agrees to immediately provide Auckland Council with the following information:

a)    any events or circumstances that could impact on the trade delegation or which could receive adverse publicity or media attention; 

b)    details of connections made; deals completed; increase in revenue and/or profits; number of jobs created; partnership agreements; investment; and any other outcomes to the business as requested; and

c)    complete and accurate responses to surveys or other feedback requests including but not limited to details of financial and other business outcomes for a period of up to 36 months following the trade delegation to Guangzhou.

Reimbursement of Expenses

Auckland Council is under no obligation to incur expenses on behalf of any delegate however in the event that Auckland Council does incur any costs, charges or expenses at the request of or on behalf of any delegate that delegate must reimburse Auckland Council for the full amount of such costs, charges or expenses (including any taxes) within 20 days of request by Auckland Council.

General

You may not assign, novate or transfer these Terms nor any right or obligation under them without our written agreement.

Each delegate undertakes not to post on websites, social networking sites or otherwise make public communications (including statements, interviews, media coverage) about the trade delegation to Guangzhou, these Terms or Auckland Council in a way which brings, or would be likely to bring, Auckland Council into disrepute.

New Zealand’s anti-bribery laws apply in New Zealand and overseas. Please note that Auckland Council will not include any party suspected of, or involved in, bribery as a delegate in the trade delegation to Guangzhou, and we will report such incidences to relevant government authorities.

These Terms are governed by the laws of New Zealand.

Acceptance of terms

To confirm your acknowledgement and acceptance of the information and terms in this document (in its entirety), please click the terms and conditions check box. Inclusion as a delegate in the trade delegation to Guangzhou will not be approved without acceptance of this form.

Competition Terms and Conditions
  • Information about how to enter forms part of these conditions of entry. Entry into this competition is deemed to be an acceptance of these Conditions of Entry.
  • Entries close at 10am on Tuesday 17 October 2017
  • Entry is open to anyone aged 18 or over except employees of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and their immediate families.
  • There is one prize to be won, consisting of one double pass to Pleasuredome the Musical that can be used for any Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday performance. Winner will have to select a date and inform Visit Auckland.
  • Prize does not include transfers, expenses or any additional funds.
  • The prize cannot be transferred, exchanged, on sold or redeemed for cash.
  • ATEED's decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • ATEED reserves the right to disqualify any entry if it believes that the fairness and spirit of the competition has been compromised.
  • The winner will be contacted by email. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours the prize will be redrawn.
  • The winners consent to their name and image being used by the promoter for marketing purposes relating to this competition.
  • By entering the competition, the entrant consents to certain information as provided being stored however no further communication will occur unless the entrant opts in. Furthermore, ATEED will not provide this information to any third parties.
  • The Promoter is Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd. 139 Quay Street, Auckland.
  • The Conditions of Entry are governed by the laws of New Zealand.
  • Entry into the draw is by tagging someone on the competition post. One entry per person only, multiple entries won’t be accepted.

  • Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development retain the right to change the Terms and Conditions.

  • If any event/prize is amended/cancelled out of our own control, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development hold the right to amend/cancel the competition.

  • Entry is open to anyone except employees of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and their immediate families.

  • There are two prizes to be won and each prize consists of two Diamond tickets to the SKYCITY Breakers game at Spark Arena on Sunday 8 October.

  • Winners will be drawn at random and announced on Wednesday 4 October, at 9am with a response to their comment by What’s On in Auckland Facebook page. Winner must make contact by private message with their details within 24 hours or the competition will be redrawn.

  • Prize does not include travel to and from the venue or any additional funds. Collection of the prize is the responsibility of the winner.

  • The prize cannot be transferred, exchanged, on sold or redeemed for cash.

  • The promoter is Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Level 8, 139 Quay Street, Auckland 1010

  • Information about how to enter forms part of these conditions of entry. Entry into this competition is deemed to be an acceptance of these Conditions of Entry.
  • Entries close at 11:59pm on Thursday 17 November 2017.
  • Entry is open to anyone aged 18 or over except employees of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and their immediate families.
  • Winner will have the choice of one prize from the below
    —  Lunch for 2 at Brick Bay Vineyard + entry to sculpture walk at Brick Bay + entry to Sculptureum for 2 people
    —  Lunch for 2 at Hallertau Brewery + 1 hour horse trek at Muriwai Beach for 2
    —  Lunch for 2 at Villa Maria Winery + entry to Butterfly Creek attractions for 2
    —  Lunch for 2 at The Culpepper + Rangitoto Explorer Tour (including ferry tickets) for 2
  • Prize does not include transfers or any additional funds or expenses.
  • Lunch for 2” consists of a $100 voucher for stated restaurant, any expense over this amount will need to be paid by winner.
  • John Kirwan will also attend lunch (paid for) with winner for one hour – to be organised dependent on his schedule. Winner may choose to have lunch without his attendance. 
  • The prize cannot be transferred, exchanged, on sold or redeemed for cash.
  • The prize must be booked and completed either before 16 December 2017, or after the holiday period from 15 January to 30 February 2018.
  • ATEED's decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning photo will be chosen by Sir John Kirwan, from a selection of 30 top photos chosen by ATEED.
  • Photo entries must be posted on Instagram during the period of 1 September to 15 November 2017 and must be a location in Auckland.
  • Instagram accounts must be public to qualify for entry, so that photos can be seen by @visitauckland.
  • ATEED reserves the right to disqualify any entry if it believes that the fairness and spirit of the competition has been compromised.
  • The winner will be contacted by Instagram direct messenger. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, the prize will be redrawn.
  • The winners consent to their Instagram name and full name being used by the promoter for marketing purposes relating to this competition.
  • By entering the competition, the entrant consents to certain information as provided being stored however no further communication will occur unless the entrant opts in. Furthermore, ATEED will not provide this information to any third parties.
  • The Promoter is Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Ltd. 139 Quay Street, Auckland.
  • The Conditions of Entry are governed by the laws of New Zealand.

A. Competition Terms and Conditions:

  1. Nurture Change Scholarship (the “Competition”) is run by Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development Ltd (“ATEED”).  Nurture Change has provided the Scholarship.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

  2. ATEED reserves the right to amend or change these Terms and Conditions at any time at their sole discretion, including extending, postponing or cancelling the Competition. 

  3. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of New Zealand courts.

B. Prize:

  1. There will be one winner.

  2. The Scholarship includes the following for one person

  3. Airfares 

  4. Four nights accommodation, including breakfast, lunch & dinner (excludes drinks)

  5. Q&A Sessions with business leaders. Access to a social network within the resort, and lots more 

  6. The winner will be notified by email & or phone using the details provided on entry. If a winner cannot be contacted within three (3) days Nurture Change and ATEED reserve the right to redirect the prize to another.

  7. Winners must be available to depart New Zealand from Auckland on November 8, 2017 and return on November 12, 2017. 

  8. An extra person can be taken as this is a twin share – cost of extra to be covered by winner and arranged directly with Nurture Change.

C. Eligibility:

  1. Employees, and contractors of ATEED, employees and contractors of Nurture Change and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.

  2. Entrants must be New Zealand residents and over 18 years of age on November 7 2017, who hold a passport with a minimum six months’ validity and do not have any prior criminal convictions.

  3. Entrants must own and operate or manage a business in Auckland and have engaged with an ATEED Business and Innovation Advisor

D. Competition Period: 

  1. Competition entries close on 4 September 2017 at 5pm.  Ten finalists will be shortlisted from eligible entries by 14 September 2017 and the winner will be judged and notified by 20 September 2017 ("Competition Period").

E. Competition Entry:

  1. To enter, entrants must complete the entry form available at https://www.aucklandnz.com/business-and-investment/start-and-grow/programmes-and-opportunities/workshops/nurturechange2017   (“the Website”) and enter all details marked with “*”. 

F. Prize conditions:

  1. ATEED takes no responsibility for any variation in any element of the Prize.  ATEED is not responsible for any cancellation, postponement, delay or rescheduling of any element of the Prize. Any costs incurred will be the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner.

  2. The Winner is responsible for and must cover the costs of any changes to travel dates or additional accommodation outside the travel period specified in the Prize details.

  3. Nurture Change or ATEED will not be held responsible or liable in any way if the Winner or any additional companions are denied entry into Fiji, or encounters any visa issues on route. Excess baggage charges must be paid by the Winner.

  4. As part of the utilisation of travel, the Winner and any additional companions undertake to:

    4.1: have valid documentation, including, but not limited to, valid passports and visas, which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities at every destination;
    4.2: take responsibility to pay any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not meeting the requirements of those authorities (including any costs associated with delay;
    4.3: be neatly and appropriately attired when travelling;
    4.4: not carry, on their person, in their luggage or carry-on baggage, any contraband or goods which are prohibited by the laws of New Zealand or Fiji, or goods which are unsuitable for carriage on a commercial aircraft;
    4.5: observe all directions of ground staff and air crew at all times;
    4.6: comply with the requirements of immigration and customs authorities in each country; and
    4.7: comply with the laws of the jurisdiction they are visiting.
    4.8: agree to and comply with Nurture Change booking terms and conditions 

  5. Terms and conditions of the accommodation provider may apply. The Winner must comply with those terms and conditions at all times. In no circumstance will ATEED be liable for any breach of those terms and conditions, including any damage caused by the Winner or accompanying persons.

  6. The Prize (including the air tickets and accommodation) is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash. The Prize must be taken as stated in these terms and conditions and no compensation will be payable if the Winner is unable to use the Prize as stated. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Winner is, for whatever reason, unable to travel on a nominated date during the Competition period, whether the failure was due to reasons beyond the Winner's control or otherwise, then the Winner will forfeit the Prize.

  7. Charges for excess baggage shall apply where a passenger seeks to carry more than their entitlement of luggage. In such cases, Nurture Change is not liable for the charges.

G. Winning the Prize:

  1. The winner will be notified by email &/or phone using the details provided on entry. If a winner cannot be contacted within three (3) days Nurture Change and ATEED reserve the right to select another winner.

  2. ATEED's decision regarding the Winner is final and no correspondence will be entered into.  Judges will be made up a panel appointed by ATEED.

  3. By entering the Competition, Winner and all finalists agree to their names being published, and to be photographed and/or interviewed by ATEED and Nurture Change and may use their names and photographs and/or interviews for publicity purposes.

H. Ownership of Entries:

  1. Competition entries become the property of ATEED, which will keep the personal information it holds about entrants confidential and will not disclose it to third parties (unless Clause G 3. applies where some information on the entrant may be shared as part of a news story / press release / communication.)

  2. Entries will not be returned.

I. No Liability:

  1. None of the participating companies, ATEED or Nurture Change (or any other company or individual associated with the Competition) shall be responsible for or liable in any way (including, without limitation in negligence) in respect of: (i) any additional costs to the Winner associated with the prizes, including any tax implications that may arise as a result of winning; or (ii) any loss, damage or personal injury whatsoever that is suffered or sustained (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) in connection with the Competition 

  2. ATEED will not be liable for any claims for loss, damage or injury whatsoever or for any physical or mental injury suffered by any entrant or the Competition winner as a result of or in connection with the Competition or due to the prize won in the Competition.

  • Comment entries must have tagged 1 person to be eligible to enter and only once, multiple entries won’t be accepted.
  • Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development retain the right to change the Terms and Conditions.
  • If any event/prize is amended/cancelled out of our own control, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development hold the right to amend/cancel the competition.
  • Entry is open to anyone aged 18 or over except employees of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and their immediate families.
  • Two winners will be randomly drawn and announced on Tues 17 Oct, 10am with a response to their comment by Visit Auckland.
  • Winner must make contact by private message with their details within 48 hours or the competition will be redrawn.
  • Each prize consists of 1x half day*passes (with bike rental) at FourForty Mountain Bike Park.
  • Prize does not include travel to and from the venue or any additional funds. Collection of the prize is the responsibility of the winner.
  • The prize cannot be transferred, exchanged, sold or redeemed for cash.
  • FourForty Mountain Bike Park’s T&Cs apply.

* Half day pass consist of 6 runs

  • You must be aged 18 years or over to be eligible to enter the competition.  
  • Prize is lunch to the total value of $50 plus a tasting session (up to 6 wines) for 2 people at Soljans Estate Winery & Café .
  • Comment entries must have tagged someone who they would like to take to Soljans Estate Winery & Café  to be eligible to enter and only once, multiple entries won’t be accepted.
  • Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development retain the right to change the Terms and Conditions.
  • If any prize is amended/cancelled out of our own control, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development hold the right to amend/cancel the competition.
  • Entry is open to anyone except employees of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), employees of Soljans Estate Winery & Café  and their immediate families.
  • One winner will be drawn at random and announced on Mon 23 Oct, at 4pm with a response to their comment by Visit Auckland Facebook Page. Winner must make contact by private message with their details within 48 hours or the competition will be redrawn.
  • Prize does not include travel to and from the venue or any additional funds.
  • The prize cannot be transferred, exchanged, on sold or redeemed for cash.
  • The promoter is Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Level 8, 139 Quay Street, Auckland 1010