Have a Wellington Advent-ure Competition

The Wellington Advent Calendar makes its welcome return this summer and to celebrate, we’re giving you the chance to win. Keep your eye out for one of the lucky tickets around Wellington, enter the code below, and you could win 1 of 50 weekly prizes or the Ultimate Wellington Advent-ure.

Competition closes 11:59pm, 23 December 2023. Make sure you hold on to your lucky ticket in case you’re chosen as a winner – you’ll need this to redeem your prize.

An illustration for Wellington Advent-ure 2023. There is a dark green ticket that reads "Your ticker to a Wellington Advent-ure" on a light green background.

Terms and Conditions

  • To enter this competition, you must find a physical ‘Have a Wellington Advent-ure’ ticket and complete all fields of the entry form, including entering the valid entry code from your ticket.
  • The Promoter [Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency LTD trading as WellingtonNZ] accepts no responsibility for any entries which are not received for any reason, or for any subsequent error, technical malfunction, loss, omission, communications delay, or failure.
  • Weekly prize draw:
    • Entrants can only have one entry in each weekly prize draw.  
    • To enter a weekly prize draw, entrants must have a ticket with a valid code corresponding to that weekly prize draw.
    • There will be three (3) weekly prize draws:
      • The first weekly prize draw will open at 12am NZT, Sunday 3 December 2023 and close at 11:59pm NZT, Saturday 9 December 2023.
      • The second weekly prize draw will open at 12am NZT, Sunday 10 December 2023 and close at 11:59pm NZT, Saturday 16 December 2023.
      • The third weekly prize draw will open at 12am NZT, Sunday 17 December 2023 and close at 11:59pm NZT, Saturday 23 December 2023.
    • Each weekly prize draw will include 50 prize packages, ranging in value from NZ$5-$129.
    • The weekly prize draw winners will be drawn at random by The Promoter at Level 1, 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand:
      • The first weekly prize draw will be drawn on Monday 11 December 2023, 
      • The second weekly prize draw will be drawn on Monday 18 December 2023, and 
      • The third weekly prize draw will be drawn on Wednesday 10 January 2024. 
    • Winners will be notified via email.
    • Winners will need to collect their prize/s from The Promoter at Level 1, 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand. On arrival, winners will randomly select a number between 1-50 and will be awarded the corresponding prize. Winners must present their ticket to claim their prize.
    • Winners must collect their prizes by 4pm NZT, Wednesday 31 January 2024. Note, The Promoter’s office is closed to the public from Friday 22 December 2023 to Tuesday 9 January 2024, inclusive.
  • Ultimate Wellington Advent-ure Draw (main prize draw):
    • Entrants can have up to three (3) entries in the main prize draw: one (1) entry per entry code.
    • To enter the main prize draw, entrants must have a ticket with any of the three (3) available entry codes.
    • The main prize draw will open at 12am NZ, Sunday 3 December 2023 and close at 11.59pm NZT Saturday 23 December 2023.
    • One (1) prize package will be offered to the winner of the main prize draw and will include Wellington products and experiences valued at more than NZ$1600. 
    • The winner will be drawn at random on Wednesday 10 January 2024 by The Promoter at Level 1, 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand. The winner will be notified via email.
    • If the winner has not confirmed acceptance of the prize by 10am NZT, Monday 15 January 2024 or has provided incorrect contact details, the prize will be redrawn. In the event of a second prize draw, if the new winner does not respond to their winner’s notification email within a reasonable time (determined by The Promoter), a third prize draw will be undertaken, and so on until the winner is finalised.
    • The winner will need to collect their prize from The Promoter at Level 1, 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand. Winners must present their ticket to claim their prize. 
    • The winner must collect their prizes by 4pm NZT, Wednesday 31 January 2024. Note, The Promoter’s office is closed to the public from Friday 22 December 2023 to Tuesday 9 January 2024, inclusive.
    • Any prize components that need to be booked by The Promoter must be booked and confirmed by the prize winner by 10am NZT, Wednesday 31 January 2024. Details on what needs to be booked, and how to book, will be provided in the winner notification email.
    • The prize must be completed by the prize winner and their travel companion/s by Friday 29 March 2024 and must be undertaken by the prize winner and their companion/s together at the same time, on the same itinerary. If, for any reason whatsoever, the prize winner and their companion cannot redeem the prize within this specified period, they shall not be entitled to compensation and the prize package shall become void.
  • The prize draws are final, and correspondence will not be entered.
  • The Promoter may collect personal information provided with your entry for the purposes of administering this competition. The winner grants permission for their email address to be provided to any relevant third parties offering part of the prize package to communicate information relating to their prize only.
  • Third-party terms and conditions apply.
  • If a prize involves alcohol, entrants must be over 18 years old to accept it.
  • Prizes are subject to availability at the time of booking. Blackout dates may apply.
  • Winner’s names, entries, and/or any wording provided as part of an entry can be used by The Promoter on its website, social media, and other promotional means.
  • The promotion is not open to schools, clubs, or businesses — only individuals can enter.
  • Staff and immediate families of The Promoter are not eligible to enter.
  • Travel and other incidental costs associated with claiming the prizes are the responsibility of the winner.
  • All prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
  • In the event that a prize becomes unavailable for reasons beyond The Promoter’s control, The Promoter is under no obligation to provide a substitute prize.
  • The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or inflicted by you (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss) in connection with this competition. Due diligence is carried out to ensure the providers used in our competitions have health and safety measures in place at the time of promotion. We recommend contacting the product provider(s) to confirm any details and to ensure their latest initiatives comply with all health, safety and regulatory requirements ahead of taking up your prize.
  • After the winning entry has been drawn, if you have opted-in The Promoter will keep all entries for the purposes of building a database to provide email updates on what is happening in Wellington. You can unsubscribe at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in each enewsletter.
  • The Promoter of this competition is the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, also known as WellingtonNZ.
  • By entering the promotion, entrants accept the terms and conditions stated above.