Visa Wellington on a Plate Facebook Promotion: Terms and Conditions

Visa Wellington on a Plate Facebook Promotion: Terms and Conditions

1.     Introduction: Information on how to enter the Visa Wellington on a Plate Facebook Promotion (Promotion) forms part of these Terms and Conditions. Entries not made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions will be disqualified.

Entry: To enter, post a comment explaining your hospitality hero on the designated Facebook post on the Visa NZ Facebook account available at during the Promotion Period.

  • Limit on entry: One entry is permitted per eligible entrant.
  • Promoter: Visa Worldwide (New Zealand) Limited, Level 7, 36 Brandon Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.
  • Agency: Angela Scicluna of Kamber, 10/303 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Promotion Period: The Promotion will commence at 12:00pm on 7 July 2021 and will close at 11:59pm on 13 July 2021.
  • Eligibility: To be eligible to enter the Promotion, an entrant must:
  • (a)   Be 18 years of age or above.

    (b)   Be a New Zealand resident.

    (c)   Hold a valid Facebook account.

    (d)   Hold a valid Visa credit or debit card issued by a New Zealand financial institution.

    7.     Non-Eligibility: Entrants are not eligible to enter the Promotion or win any Prize if they are a director, manager, agent, employee or an immediate family member of an employee of the Promoter, or of any agency directly associated with this Promotion (including partner agencies, the Wellington on a Plate Festival or participating retailers).

    8.     Incorrect details: The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and determine the eligibility of entrants (including an entrant's identity) and to disqualify any entry or refuse to award a prize where incorrect, false or misleading details have been given by an entrant, or where an entrant has behaved in a fraudulent or dishonest manner, or otherwise than in accordance with these terms and conditions or the spirit of the promotion.

  • Validity: For any entry to be valid, the Visa cardholder must not cancel or terminate the Visa account or Visa card during the Promotion Period.
  • Entry removal: The Promoter reserves the right to disallow entries in its absolute discretion and without giving reasons.
  • Draw:
  • (a)   The winner will be determined by the Agency on Wednesday 14 July based on creation of the most creative comment about a hospitality hero. Such determination shall be the sole discretion of the Agency and/or the Promoter, and no correspondence will be entered into. In the event that an ineligible entry is drawn or the Promoter or Agency is unable to contact a winner within 48 hours of the Prize draw, having made reasonable attempts to do so, the Promoter or Agency may deem that winner’s entry invalid and select a new winner on the same terms as the original Prize Draw.

    (b)   If any Prize Winner is not able to accept or take part in the Prize for any reason the Prize will be forfeited and a new winner drawn on the same terms as the original Prize Draw. If the Prize winner is not able to take part in the Prize, no compensation will be payable to the original Prize winner.

    12.  Prize Value: The total Prize value is up to NZD$2,000.

    13.  Prize: There is one major prize that will be awarded to the winner, which will consist of a weekend for two at the 2021 Visa Wellington on a Plate Festival from 14 – 15 August 2021 (the Prize). The Prize includes:


    (a)   2 x economy class airfares to Wellington, New Zealand (return) on Air New Zealand, from the closest domestic airport to the winner.

    (b)   Return airport transfers from the Wellington airport to a Visa Wellington on a Plate partner hotel.


    (c)   2 x nights' accommodation at a Visa Wellington on a Plate partner hotel, including breakfast for two people.

    (d)   2 x tickets for two people to one (1x) Visa Wellington on a Plate Festival Event.

    (e)   2 x vouchers, at the value of NZ $100 each to be used in participating inner-city Wellington bars or eateries.

    (f)    1 x Visa Wellington on a Plate Goodie Bag.

    14.  Prize Conditions: The Prize is subject to the following conditions:

    (a)   No exchange of Prize: Neither the Prize nor any part of the Prize can be transferred to another person. It cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash.

    (b)   Ancillary Costs: Any costs in excess of the value of the Prize and all ancillary costs are not included in the Prize and are the responsibility of the Prize winner.  In particular, the Prize does not include any additional transport costs, food or beverages other than as specified, spending money, vaccinations, taxes or gratuities or any other costs whatsoever (including costs that may be incurred by a Prize winner being required to stay in Wellington for longer than anticipated, for example as a consequence of a government mandated lockdown). The Prize does not include alcohol.

    (c)   Dates: The Prize must be taken on the dates specified by the Promoter, and must coincide with the 2021 Visa Wellington on a Plate Festival, which is scheduled to be held in August 2021. All elements of the Prize will be determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion.

    (d)   Prize Availability: In the event that the Prize or any part of the Prize is unavailable for any reason at any time, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute that part of the Prize with another prize of equal value and the Prize winner will be notified accordingly.

    (e)   Rescheduling or cancellation: Should the 2021 Visa Wellington On a Plate Festival date change or be cancelled for any reason whatsoever, the winner may choose to postpone the Prize by one year and attend the 2022 Visa Wellington on a Plate Festival (in respect of which the same Prize components listed at clause 14 of these Terms and Conditions will be provided to the winner, but for the 2022 year).

  • Contact: The Promoter or the Agency will attempt to contact the Prize winner via Facebook direct message on 14 July 2021 to confirm their eligibility under these Terms and Conditions and to confirm whether the Prize winner wishes to claim their Prize. The name of the Prize winner may be published on the Visa Entertainment website, Visa Wellington on a Plate website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other related promotional channels without compensation. The winner may also be contacted by Visa’s PR agency for further PR opportunities.
  • Claim of Prize: If the Prize winner wishes to claim their Prize, the Prize Winner must confirm this fact and his/her eligibility to win under these Terms and Conditions within 48 hours of contact. If the Prize winner fails to do either or both of these things by the deadline, the Prize winner will be deemed to have forfeited the Prize. In order to redeem the Prize, the winner may be required to present proof that they are a Visa cardholder. The Promoter reserves the right to confirm the eligibility of any winning entry by requiring the winning entrant to provide the first four digits of their Visa card number, along with identification.
  • 17.  Winner Publicity: By accepting the Prize, the Prize winner agrees to participate in any publicity arrangements made by or on the behalf of the Promoter. The Prize winner further acknowledges and agrees that the Promoter reserves the right to publish the Prize winner’s name, address and photographs in respect of this Promotion without any payment being made, and agrees to make themselves reasonably available for this purpose. The ensuing copyright will rest with the Promoter, without any claim to compensation.

  • Reputation: The winner acknowledges and agrees that they will comply with the terms and conditions of all venues, terms of carriage for all transport operators and the occupancy and other rules of any accommodation providers. The winner agrees not to do or omit to do anything that may bring the Promoter into disrepute.
  • Lost, Delayed Communication: The Promoter will not be responsible for any delayed, lost or misdirected mail or any other communication, including communications not received due to technical issues or human error.
  • Release: To the fullest extent permissible by law, each entrant in the Promotion including without limitation the Prize winner and their chosen travelling companion, releases the Promoter from any claim, loss, damage, expense (including any claim for legal expenses), cost or charge sustained or in any way incurred by such entrant in connection with the Prize or their participation in the Promotion. The Promoter, their related bodies corporate, their officers, employees and agents will not be liable for any loss, damage or personal injury whatsoever (including but not limited to direct, indirect and consequential loss) suffered or sustained in connection with this Promotion, the implementation of this Promotion, or the use of any Prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Further, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the Promoter excludes liability for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any unauthorised intervention, or any combination thereof, including any non-delivery or corruption of entries to the Promoter, injury or damage to participants' or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or down-loading any materials in this Promotion. 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.
  • Indemnity: As a condition of participating in the Prize, the winner and their chosen Prize participant indemnify the Promoter, all organisers, sponsors and all other persons and organisations associated in any way with this promotion against all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including costs on a solicitor-client basis) which the winner or other Prize participant may incur arising out of their participation in the promotion and/or participating in the Prize, howsoever caused.
  • Change of Circumstance: In the event that the Promotion cannot operate as intended, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate modify or suspend the Promotion.
  • Disputes: In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Promoter is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • No Waiver: Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  • Execute Documents: The winner agrees that as a condition of their participation in the Prize, they may be required to execute a waiver and indemnity in the form provided by the Promoter.
  • Privacy: The Promoter and the Agency collect and hold personal information provided by entrants for the purposes of this promotion and for future promotional purposes. For the purposes of notifying the winner and facilitating redemption of the Prize, the Promoter or Agency may pass on an entrant’s personal details to its agencies and other associated organisations. Failure to provide requested personal information may disqualify a person from being able to receive a prize. All personal information provided by entrants will be held by the Promoter and the Agency. Under the Privacy Act 2020, entrants have the right to access and correct any such personal information.  Entrants may access and request correction of any of the details about them held by the Promoter or the Agency by sending an email to
  • Entrants and participants in the Promotion acknowledge that the Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook and entrants and participants in the Promotion release Facebook and its associated companies from all liability arising from the Promotion.