Kia Kaha Te Reo – Song Competition

Kia Kaha Te Reo –  ‘Song Competition’ Terms and Conditions

  1. Kia Kaha Te Reo ‘Song Competition’ (“the competition”) is being run by Tahu FM, Ngāi Tahu Communications.
  2. The competition is open to New Zealand residents of Te Waipounamu (South Island). Employees of TahuFM, Ngāi Tahu Communications, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Ngāi Tahu Holdings, and any of its subsidiary organisations are not eligible to enter.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. By entering the competition, an entrant is indicating their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are on and
  6. The competition opens at 12.00pm on Monday 10 September 2018.
  7. The competition has been extended and closes 5.00pm Friday 16th November
  8. Tahu FM select entries for Guest Judges Monday 19th November 2018.
  9. Guest Judges have from the 19th November –29th November to select an overall winner.
  10. The winner will be announced on Friday 30th November on TahuFM.
  11. The rules and criteria of the competition and how to enter are as follows:
  • All entries are uploaded to our TahuFM Facebook page official competition post.
  • Entries are submitted by clicking the competition link to the entry form.
  • Videos are to be YouTube links only and duration no longer than 5 minutes.
  • Your song must be an original with some te reo Māori lyrics
  • All competition entrants must be 13+ years of age
  • The competition is open to entrants residing in Te Waipounamu (South Island)
  • All entrants agree to performing at a live event if they are selected as the Overall Winner.
  • All entrants agree to professional recording of their original song.
  • All entries are subject to approval before being posted live on the competition page.
  • All video entries are eligible to receive votes from the public anywhere in NZ to find our most popular entries to receive prizes.
  • Voting is open for peoples choice until 5.00pm, Friday 16th November, peoples choice winners will be announced the following week.
  • Keep listening to Tahu FM, check Facebook and Tahu FM website pages for updates.
  1. By submitting your video entry, you agree that you have obtained permission from all people appearing in your video to submit to this competition and all agree to the terms and conditions.
  2. Tahu FM reserves the right to reject entries on the basis of offensive or objectionable content.
  3. Tahu FM reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants via the Tahu FM website and Tahu FM Facebook page.
  4. Tahu FM is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  5. The prize package for the overall winner selected by the Official Judges includes:
  • $1000 Prezzie Card
  • Travel & Accommodation for the overall winner if needed for your song to be recorded depending on the recording studio and location of the winner.
  • Recording and mastering of your song
  • The opportunity to perform your winning song at a live event.
  1. The prize package/s for the most popular entries via public votes.
  • Vouchers/ Merchandise.
  • Quantity, value and number of most popular entry prizes are not specified.
  1. The prize package is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.
  2. The winner/s will be notified on Friday 9th If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 7 days of notification, Tahu FM reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and award it to another entry selected by our Official Judges .
  3. Tahu FM will liaise with the winner/s to arrange their prize package.
  4. Tahu FM’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name, image, and video in any publicity material.
  6. Should any participants/entrants require any clarification with regards to the promotion or needs any assistance with submitting their entries please phone 0800 KAITAHU (5248248)

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