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Helping Hands Project Playground

Please read the below terms and conditions. If you still have any questions on the submission process please email [email protected] and we'll aim to answer any queries within two to three business days.


*TERMS & CONDITIONS: Mitre 10 Helping Hands 3 Epic School Playgrounds Promotion


1. Nominate a primary school by filling out the Entry Submission Form found at by 31 October 2021, 11:59pm NZT, where you must enter the name and address of the school being nominated, and details of the school contact person, and provide description, images and other files as required.

2. If the entrant chooses to upload images and/or photos of the nominated primary school, the nominator must ensure that consent for the photo’s use has been granted by all of the people that are featured in the photo (including the consent of the parents/guardians of any people aged under 18 years of age) before it is uploaded onto the Mitre 10 Helping Hands website.

3. One nomination per school. 

4. 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.

5. The promoter may merge multiple entries from a primary school and duplicated information will be discarded. 

6. This competition is only open to schools that offer education for years 1-6 or 1-8.


7. Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Entries open online at

8. 11.59 PM Sunday 31 October 2021 – Entries close. No late entries will be accepted.

9. Winners will be announced no later than Tuesday 11.59PM, Tuesday 30 November. 


10. There are 3 Prizes to be won. 

11. The Prize is:

a. 1 makeover or build of a school playground, to the value of $140,000 NZD incl GST which includes the following provided by the Prize Partner:

i. playground design in consultation with the winning school but subject to final approval by the Promoter and Prize Partner; and 

ii. demolition and removal;

iii. playground equipment;

iv. delivery and installation;

v. safety under surfacing;

vi. project management; and 

vii. health and safety. 

12. The Prize does not include costs related to unforeseen ground conditions (such as rock, shingle, sand, concrete or hard fill), site drainage, landscaping or retaining, fencing, costs associated with difficult site access. Design requirements that exceed the value of the Prize are also excluded and will need to be covered by the school. 

13. The Prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash. 

14. The Prize is conditional upon the Winning Schools entering into acceptable agreements with the Promoter and/or Prize Partner 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 in connection with Covid-19 or any additional unforeseen events, inclusions, exclusions and liability, and any other agreements that may reasonably be required in order for the Promoter to deliver the Prize. 


  • The Promoter will select three (3) Schools (the Winning Schools). 
  • The final Winning Schools will be decided by the Promoter in its sole discretion and be notified by Tuesday 30 November. 
  • The Promoter will arrange a school visit with potential winners during the judging phase. 
  • During the judging phase schools may be contacted for further information on their application.  
  • In the event a Winning School does not enter into the agreements by 31 December 2021 and required by the condition in the above terms and & conditions , above, the Prize may be forfeited. The Promoter may choose a replacement Winning School in its sole discretion. 


15. 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 its Privacy Policy ( 

16. When entering, the nominee must confirm that any personal information it provides in the entry (including photographs) is information it has consent to provide to the Promoter. 

17. By accepting a Prize, each Winning School agrees that the Promoter and the Prize Partner may use the Winning School’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. 


18. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as amended or modified by the Promoter from time to time. 

19. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity and eligibility of entries and to disqualify any entry that is not in accordance with these terms. 

20. The Promoter’s decision on any matter is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

21. All other expenses incurred with any part of the Prize are the responsibility of the Winner. Any tax consequences are the responsibility of the Winning Schools. 

22. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoter (including its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advisors, assignees, agents, licensees, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies) and the Prize Partner exclude all liability for any personal injury or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity), whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Promotion or the Prize.

23. The Promoter is not responsible for any third-party acts or omissions , including but not limited to that of the Prize Partner. 

24. The Promoter reserves the right to suspend or cancel the promotion and to amend these terms or withdraw the promotion at any time. 

25. The Prize Partner is Playground People Limited.

26. The Promoter is Mitre 10 (New Zealand) Limited.