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To nominate a deserving Community Group’s project, simply download and complete the Application Form and email it to [email protected].

Nominations close 29 February 2024.  We’ll pick two projects to complete. Entry is open to South Canterbury community groups only. Please see Terms and Conditions attached below in order to accept them as part of your application.  Thanks for your interest in Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru Helping Hands.

Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru Helping Hands Nominate a Community Project Promotion Terms and Conditions

How to enter

  • Nominate a community project by emailing [email protected] with as much detail as possible about the project the community group you are nominating want to complete by 11:59pm on 29th February 2024.
  • One nomination per community group or project.
  • Entries are deemed received at the time of receipt by the Promoter. Records of the Promoter are final and conclusive as to time of receipt.
  • This competition is only open to community projects based in South Canterbury or within a 40km local radius of Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru.


  • A total pool of $10,000 (including materials, tools, labour and any other costs associated with the project) will be donated as a contribution towards two selected Helping Hands Projects.
  • The Project(s) will be selected by a committee of employees at Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru who may select one or more projects based on the judging criteria.
  • The Prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  • The Prize is conditional upon the Winning Community Project entering into acceptable agreements with the Promoter in relation to the project. The agreements will include terms relating to the timing of project commencement and completion, the consequences of any delays caused by unforeseen events, inclusions, exclusions and liability, and any other agreements that may reasonably be required for the Promoter to deliver the Prize.


A committee of Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru employees will judge and select projects based on the following criteria:

  • The organisation is a community group or not-for-profit organisation.
  • Official and relevant members or employees from the community group or not-for-profit organisation agree to the project taking place and have gained relevant permissions for the project to take place.
  • There will be a clear positive impact on the local community where the project is based. 
  • The project is a hands-on DIY project relevant to the products for sale at Mitre 10. 
  • Strong before and after photos, video or other visuals that clearly show the project to be completed can be captured. The nominator must ensure that consent for the photo’s use has been granted by all the people that are featured in photos or videos (including the consent of the parents/guardians of any people aged under 18 years of age) before it is uploaded.
  • The project can be completed before 30th September 2024


Winner/s will be announced via store social media. Winners will be advised by phone and confirmation email.

Personal Information

  • The Promoter collects and uses personal information in order to conduct the Promotion. The Promoter will disclose this information to third parties only for the purpose of this Promotion, and otherwise only in accordance with Mitre 10’s Privacy Policy (mitre10.co.nz/privacy).
  • By entering, the nominee confirms that any personal information it provides in the entry (including photographs) is information it has consent to provide to the Promoter.
  • By accepting a Prize, the Winner agrees that the Promoter may use the Winner’s name, town/city, photographs or other media included in the entry, and may take images and video throughout the project for publicity purposes relating to this promotion, including on packaging, or in public relations and marketing material, in any form of media including TV advertising, social media, digital channels and print, without payment or any other compensation.

General Terms & Conditions

  • Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as amended or modified by the Promoter from time to time. By accepting the Prize, the winner agrees that the Promoter may use their name and location on its website for publicity purposes strictly relating to this promotion, without seeking payment or any other compensation. 
  • The Promoter’s decisions on all matters related to the promotion are final and correspondence will not be entered into.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to suspend the promotion, amend the promotion terms or withdraw the promotion at any time.
  • The Promoter may use entry details to contact the Nominator or people from the Community group or not-for-profit organisation to find out more information about the project as part of the judging process.
  • The Promoter may require the winning Community group to enter into any agreement or arrangement, that may be reasonably required for the provision of the Prize to the Community group, including approval from any owner of the property where the Prize is to be provided.
  • The Promoter will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that may be sustained, directly or indirectly, or for any personal injury suffered or sustained by the winner in connection with any product purchased for this competition or the Prize, except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.
  • The Promoter is Mitre 10 MEGA Timaru


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Contact Details

Address: 23 Bank Street Timaru Central, Timaru, New Zealand

Phone: 03 687 2033

Fax: 03 688 3145

Email: [email protected]

Store Manager: David Ferguson

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