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Sign up to this contest to win!

New Zealand teachers and children can enter - so sign up and be in to win! 

By signing up I agree to the contest Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Teacher Prize Package One

Teacher (For 2 people):

  • Wilderness Motorhome (3 nights) from Friday afternoon till Monday afternoon (valid May - Oct 2018). Pickup Christchurch Airport.
  • Dolphin Encounter swim in Kaikoura.
  • Whale Watch trip in Kaikoura.                   
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella.                         
  • 1 Young Ocean Explorers book.

For your school:

  • 30 'Classic' Blunt umbrellas with your school logo printed on them.
  • 10 Young Ocean Explorers books.     
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.                                                                  

For your classroom (up to 30 children and 2 adults):

  • Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR) snorkeling day at a Marine Reserve of your choice (6 options of marine reserves to choose from).
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers books.

Teacher Prize Package Two

For the adventurous teacher (1):

  • PADI Open Water dive course for 1 adult (through Global Dive, Auckland).
  • Wilderness Motorhome (3 nights) for 2 people from Friday afternoon till Monday afternoon (valid May - Oct 2018). Pickup Auckland Airport.
  • PADI Advanced Dive course for 1 adult (through Paihia Dive). 5 dives on the boat, including the Rainbow Warrior and Canterbury wrecks.
  • $120 ‘Ocean Positive’ Fourth Element swimwear voucher.
  • Tandom ride with Flying Kiwi Parasail in Paihia.
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella.
  • 1 Young Ocean Explorers book.

For your classroom:

  • Project Jonah visit (Auckland only) with a blow up pilot whale to run a two hour beginners whale rescue course.
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers books.

 

Teacher Prize Package Three

Teacher:

  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella
  • 1 Young Ocean Explorers Book

Classroom:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium entry (for up to 30 students and 2 teachers)
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers Books.

Student Prize Package

For the winning student (Year 13 and under):

  • 3mm single piece HECS wetsuit and additional wetsuit hood.
  • Young Ocean Explorers Mask and Snorkel.
  • 1 set of flippers.
  • Family pass (4 people) onboard 'Perfect Day' heading out to the Poor Knight Islands for the day.
  • Family pass (4 people) into the Shark Cage at Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium.
  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella.
  • 1 Young Ocean Explorers book.
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.

For the winning student's classroom (up to 30 children and 2 adults):  

Choose between:

  • Auckland Whale And Dolphin Safari afternoon on the water.   
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella for your teacher.
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers books.

or …

  • PADI Bubblemaker program through Kaikoura Dive.
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 1 'Classic' Blunt umbrella for your teacher.
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers books.

Classroom Prize Package

Classroom Prize:

  • Adventure day with the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education Recreation Centre (MERC).  
  • One year free subscription to New Zealand Geographic.
  • 2 'Classic' Blunt umbrellas (one for the teacher and one for a student).
  • 5 Young Ocean Explorers books.

House rules

This competition is completely free to enter.

Terms and Conditions:

1. By entering the competition each entrant will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. 

2. The entrant needs to be a current teacher or student (up to Year 13) in NZ (including Te Kura – The Correspondence School and home school students). If the student/teacher is not currently at a NZ school this might result in the entry being invalid. 

3. By entering the competition winners agree to their names being published and to be photographed and/or interviewed by Young Ocean Explorers and that Young Ocean Explorers may use their names and photographs and/or interviews for publicity purposes.

4. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable, and cannot be redeemed for cash.

5. All prizes are subject to standard terms and conditions of the company supplying the prizes and valid for a maximum of one year from when contest is drawn, unless stated otherwise.

6. Employees of Young Ocean Explorers are not eligible to enter this contest.

7. Maximum 30 children per winning classroom unless stated otherwise.

8. Prizes do not include travel, food, accommodation, other incurred expenses or flights.

9. Only entries received by the closing date are valid. Closing is 5pm Sunday March 11th 2018.

10. Winners will be notified by email.

11. Subject to any applicable law which cannot be excluded, Young Ocean Explorers and their employees are not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury suffered or sustained during the course of accepting or using the prizes.

12. The decision of judges in relation to any aspect of the competition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

13. Your contact details won't be shared with any other parties. See our Privacy Policy on our website for more info.

Terms and conditions of listed prizes:

Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari:

AWADS prize is for maximum 30 students and 2 adults (teacher or parent). Additional adults will receive a 25% discount.

 

Project Jonah:

Within Auckland only (Pukekohe to Orewa)

 

Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR):

A guided EMR snorkel experience in one of the marine reserves named below (dependent on your location). Includes all equipment and regional coordinator team to lead snorkel experience for up to 30 students. The school or group would have to provide appropriate in water supervision and would be required to cover the cost of transport to the marine reserve location at either Te Tapuwae O Rongokako (Gisborne), Hoiorangi (Nelson), Taputeranga (Wellington), Te Whanganui a hei (Cathedral Cove MR), Goat Island or Whangarei Harbour marine reserves. 

Once the class winner is identified they will be sent detailed terms to agree to and sign. Winner must agree to terms and conditions. 

 

Dive Kaikoura Bubblemaker course:

Dive Kaikoura will offer a class of up to 40 students a free Bubbles Makers course in Kaikoura.

Must be at least 8 years old up to 16 years old. 2 teachers are free.

 

Paihia Dive:

This course must be run with planned dive trips with Paihia Dive within 6 months of winning. Minimum numbers and operational weather limits do apply. If the dive trips are cancelled due to adverse weather then Paihia dive will reschedule at a time that suits the winner (excluding public holidays and peak season from 1st of December to 31st of January) If rescheduling then Paihia Dive is not liable for any costs incurred in taking the course.

 

MERC: 

Date subject to availability, likely to be during Terms 2 or 3. 

For up to 30 kids and teacher.  Adult/student ratio to be discussed with MERC.

Wilderness Motorhomes:

Motorhome for 2 people for 3 nights (Friday night till Monday afternoon)

Valid: May-Oct 2018.

Must meet Wilderness terms and conditions.

 

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium:

There is no age limit for the Shark Cage Dive, however, if the winner is under 17 they must be accompanied by an adult and have signed parental/ guardian consent (guardian must be 18 years or older).

Minimum height restriction is 1.3 metres.