Yates Growing Challenge Terms & Conditions

Yates Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

Terms & Conditions:
The Promoter is Yates New Zealand a division of DuluxGroup (New Zealand) Pty Ltd ABN 55 133 404 118 of 373 Neilson St, Onehunga, Auckland.
Entry instructions and prize information form part of these Terms and Conditions. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Competition Entry:

  1. Registrations open Saturday 1st September 2018, close on the 31st October 2018 and the competition finishes on 9th December 2018.
  2. Entry is open to New Zealand residents who are members of the Yates Garden Club. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, or agencies, suppliers or companies associated with this Promotion, are ineligible to enter.
  3. You enter the promotion by joining the Yates Garden Club (which is free to join) and completing the online registration form.
  4. Entrants are required to log-on to the yates website and submit at least 3 blog posts during the competition period.
  5. Entrants must also upload a ‘before’ photo (“starting off”) and an ‘After’ photo (“Garden is ready”) to display the progress of plants grown from seed or seedling
  6. Entries are limited to one entry per individual, with the exception of community and school garden participants or parents with small children. Please make it clear whether each post is from the parent or the children, the community or school garden.
  7. All valid entries received prior to the close of the promotion will be individually judged by promotion judge(s) appointed by the Promoter. Judging will be held at Yates NZ, 373 Neilson Street, Onehunga, Auckland
  8. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  9. Incomplete and indecipherable entries and any entry which has incorrectly entered personal information or contact details shall be deemed an invalid entry.
  10. If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.
  11. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected registrations. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  12. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, defect, delay, theft or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries. Subject to any written directions given under the applicable law, if for any reason, the competition is not capable of operating as planned, including infection by computer viruses, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the competition, then the Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this competition. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual.
  13. The Promoter reserves the right to remove a category if there are limited entrants and withdraw the prize offered.

Prizes
Main prizes

Runner Up Prizes

Mini Challenges

MINI CHALLENGE ONE adult
Start: From Saturday 1st September 2018
End: Friday 14th September 2018
Winner announced: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
How To Enter: Nominate your favourite fellow blogger in the challenge.
Prize: Both nominee and blogger will win 1x Yates Nature’s Way Organic Seed Raising Mix 5L, 1 x Yates Thrive Vegie & Herb Natural Organic Based Pelletised Plant Food 1.5kg, 3 x Yates seed packets.

MINI CHALLENGE TWO – all
Start: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
End: Friday 12th October 2018
Winner announced: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
How To Enter: Create a blog post and post a photo of your tips for reducing plastic in the garden.
Prize: 1 x Yates Thrive Citrus & Fruit Natural Organic Based Pelletised Plant Food 1.5kg, 1 x Yates Thrive Natural Citrus & Fruit Natural Liquid Plant Food 1L, 3 x Yates seed packets.

MINI CHALLENGE THREE – all
Start: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
End: Friday 9th November 2018
Winner announced: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
How To Enter: Create a blog post about creating a creative plant container.
Prize: 1x Yates Thrive Natural Fish & Seaweed + Plant Food 1L, 1 x Yates Thrive Natural Seaweed Tonic 1L, 3 x Yates seed packets.

MINI CHALLENGE FOUR – all
Start: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
End: Friday 7th December 2018
Winner announced: Monday 10th December 2018 (5th EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about making a bug hotel.
1 x Yates Garden Problem Solver latest edition book, 1 x Yates Nature’s Way Organic Weed Gun 750mL, 1 x Yates Nature’s Way Organic Citrus, Vegie & Ornamental Insect Gun 750mL, 3 x Yates seed packets.

KIDS MINI CHALLENGES – for kids and schools
Overall Kids Mini Challenge Prize: For three best participants in all the kids mini challenges
Winner announced: Monday 10th December 2018 (5th EDM)
1 x Play in the Garden book by Sarah O’Neil, 1 x Yates Thrive Tomato & Vegie Natural Plant Food 1L, 1 x Yates Thrive Natural Seaweed tonic 1L, 7 x Yates seed packets.

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE ONE
Start: From Saturday 1st September 2018
End: Friday 14th September 2018
Participants announced: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about finding other kids and schools in the Vegie Growing Challenge
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE TWO
Start: From Saturday 1st September 2018
End: Friday 14th September 2018
Participants announced: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about making a decorative sign for your garden.
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE THREE
Start: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
End: Friday 12th October 2018
Participants announced: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about growing a plant in the strangest container
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE FOUR
Start: Monday 17th September 2018 (2nd EDM)
End: Friday 12th October 2018
Participants announced: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about making plant labels
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE FIVE
Start: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
End: Friday 9th November 2018
Participants announced: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about making a scarecrow or bird scarer
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE SIX
Start: Monday 15th October 2018 (3rd EDM)
End: Friday 9th November 2018
Participants announced: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about making a wind chime.
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE SEVEN
Start: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
End: Friday 7th December 2018
Participants announced: Monday 10th December 2018 (5th EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about finding bugs in your garden.
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

KIDS MINI CHALLENGE EIGHT
Start: Monday 12th November 2018 (4th EDM)
End: Friday 7th December 2018
Participants announced: Monday 10th December 2018 (5th EDM)
How to enter: Create a blog post about cooking with something from the garden.
Prize: 1 x Yates seed packet per entrant

Intellectual Property and Privacy:
1. Ownership (including intellectual property rights) in all entries (including text and photos) are assigned to the Promoter upon submission and remain the property of the Promoter.
2. Participants consent to the Promoter using the participant’s name, and/or image in the event that they are a winner (incl. photograph) in any media for an unlimited period of time without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including any outcome) and Yates.
Using this Website
1. Any costs associated with accessing the Yates website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. Any contact details entered incorrectly on the website shall render an entry invalid. The use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an entrant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.
2. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or sustained (including but not limited to consequential loss, loss of revenue, loss of profit or economic loss), including for personal injury or property damage suffered or sustained, as a result of accepting any prize or participation in any competition or prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
3. The Promoter is not responsible for lost, interrupted communications or unavailable network server or other connections, failed telephone, mid-delivery or computer transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic.
4. The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including, but not limited to, other relevant entities required for the provision of a given Prize. Entry is conditional on providing this information. The Promoter may, for an indefinite period unless otherwise advised, use the information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes including sending electronic messages or telephoning the entrant. Entrants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to the Promoter. All entries become the property of the Promoter.