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The complete terms and conditions for the Dunedin TV Text Competition’

1. Competition Duration
2. Prize Draws
3. The Prizes
4. Liability
5. Publicity & Prizes
6. Eligibility
7. Privacy

1. Competition Duration

The promotion commences on Friday 1 May 2015 and finishes at midnight on Friday 26 June 2015.

2. Prize Draw

All correct entries will go into the prize draw which will be held during the week commencing 29 June 2015 and the winners will be advised by phone on the day the draw is made. The name of the winner will be listed on

3. The Prizes

A prize winner will be drawn from correct entries received via text sent to the number 8442.  Text entries cost as follows - Vodafone (20c), Telecom (20c), 2Degrees (9c) & Skinny Mobile (20c).

The prize will consist of a kitchen/house fire safety pack including extinguisher, fire blanket and long life photoelectric smoke alarms valued at $450.00.

4. Liability

4.1 Under no circumstances will the New Zealand Fire Service be responsible or liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages or loss resulting from winning the prize.

4.1.1 Any problems and/or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems and/or traffic congestion on the Internet and/or at any website or combination of thereof, including injury or damage to you or any other persons computer related to and/or resulting from participation in this competition or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic.

4.1.2 Any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft and/or destruction and/or unauthorised access to, and/or alteration of entries.

4.1.3 Any entries not properly or accurately transmitted, received or processed due to any cause whatsoever.

4.1.4 Any loss or damage howsoever suffered or for personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of the taking, participating or use of any prize.

4.1.5 Any delay, cancellation or other failure to conduct the competition for any reason whatsoever.

4.1.6 In the event any portion of this competition is compromised by causes beyond the control of the New Zealand Fire Service which, in the sole opinion of the New Zealand Fire Service, impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the competition, the New Zealand Fire Service reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend or terminate the competition or any part of the competition.

5. Publicity & Prizes

5.1 All prize winners agree to the use of their name on the winners' list without any further compensation and for their name and/or photograph to be used for publicity and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

5.2 All entries become the property of the New Zealand Fire Service. All entries will be entered into a database.

5.3 Information held on the website or other competition collection sites/services is secure and will not be disclosed to any third parties.

5.4 The National Headquarters of New Zealand Fire Service is located on Level 12, PO Box 2133, Wellington, New Zealand.

5.5 The prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

6. Eligibility

6.1 Entry is only open to people who currently live in New Zealand. Employees and families (civilian or operational, career or volunteer) of the New Zealand Fire Service are ineligible to enter. Entering under different user names or memberships will make all that entrant's entries invalid.

6.2 The prize winner will be notified by text. The prize winner in return will have to supply requested details, such as address for prize distribution, within two days of being notified as being the winner. Failure to do so will mean the prize will be forfeited.

6. 3 The prize allocation is final on all matters relating to this promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

7. Privacy

Any personal information you supply will remain completely confidential between you and the New Zealand Fire Service. This means that any information collected will not be shared with any other parties, and will only be used for contacting you about the competition.

If you wish to see the information we hold about you or you would like change it, such as your email address, just email for a full complete report.


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