Taste of Auckland

Western Springs, 17-20 November 2016

Taste of Auckland is your opportunity to try signature dishes from some of Auckland's most exciting restaurants in a beautiful al fresco setting surrounded by pop-up winery stands, food stalls and drink experiences.

Gather your friends together and join us at New Zealand's most loved culinary festival.

Tickets start from just $25.


Neil Perry's Rockpool Team will be catering the spectacular Qantas VIP lounge!

Looking for a haven within the festival? Somewhere to sit back, relax, enjoy a refreshing drink and watch the festival go by? Choose the Qantas VIP ticket and get full service benefits including access to the Qantas VIP lounge, VIP parking, coat check, complementary drink and gourmet snacks on arrival.

The Qantas Rockpool team will create exclusive nibbles and drinks for Qantas VIPs at the Rockpool Grill. Each Qantas VIP ticket holder will be offered a delicious taste from the grill and the opportunity to try out Rockpool's amazing signature cocktails.

Fancy a trip over to the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in 2017?

Everyone who purchases a Qantas VIP Ticket is automatically entered into the draw to WIN*, thanks to Qantas and
Visit Victoria.

This once in a lifetime prize includes:

  • Return Economy class flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Melbourne
  • Return airport transfers
  • 3 nights luxury accommodation including breakfast
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival dinner for two
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival World's Longest Lunch for two
  • Queen Victoria Market - Hunter Gather Tour for two
  • Lunch at Neil Perry's Rockpool, Melbourne for two
  • Hidden Secrets Tour of Laneways and Arcades tour for two


THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.

CONGRATULATIONS TO LIZA BENNETT FROM AUCKLAND.


*Competition terms and conditions
1) Information on how to enter forms part of the terms and conditions of entry. Entry into the promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.  Headings in this document are included for ease of reference, and do not affect interpretation in any way.
2) The promoter is Qantas Airways Limited (ABN 16 009 661 901) of Level 6, 19 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Phone +64 985 8771) (Promoter).
Duration
3) All references to time in this document are a reference to the local time in New Zealand on the date stated. The promotion closes at 11:59pm on 20 November 2016. (Promotion Period).
Eligibility to enter
4) Entry is open only to New Zealand residents who are 18 years of age or older. (Eligible Entrants), excluding directors, management, employees and their immediate families of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate and registered travel companions of employees of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate.
Entry into the promotion
5) To enter, Eligible Entrants must during the Promotion Period purchase a Qantas VIP ticket to the Taste of Auckland event 17-20 November 2016.
6) The Promoter is not responsible for any lost, late or misdirected entries.
7) The time of entry will be deemed to be the time the entry is received by the Promoter.
8) The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Eligible Entrants (including an entrant's identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.  Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
Drawing of entries
9) The draw will take place at 11:00am on 30 November 2016 at the offices of the Promoter. The draw will be conducted by the Promoter. (Drawer).
10) The result of the draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The prize
11) There will be one prize. The maximum total prize pool value is AU$5000 based on the recommended retail value at the time of printing. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes. 
12) The prize consists of:
a) Return economy class flights for two adults from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Melbourne with Qantas, departing on Thursday 30 March 2017 and returning on Sunday 02 April 2017.
b) Return airport transfers
c) 3 nights luxury twin share accommodation including breakfast
d) Melbourne Food and Wine Festival dinner for two
e) Melbourne Food and Wine Festival World's Longest Lunch for two
f) Queen Victoria Market - Hunter Gather Tour for two
g) Lunch at Neil Perry's Rockpool, Melbourne for two
h) Hidden Secrets Tour of Laneways and Arcades tour for two
13) Winners must travel on the dates provided above and are not transferrable.
14) The prize includes GST and taxes included in the price of the ticket. Unless otherwise stated, the prize does not include travel insurance, passports, visas, meals, taxes not included in the price of the ticket, ground transportation, flights, accommodation or any other costs of a personal nature. Compliance with any health or other government requirements is the responsibility of the prize-winner and travelling companions. The Promoter makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination. Prize travel is subject to Qantas’ General Conditions of Carriage.
15) Prize travel and accommodation is subject to availability at the time of booking and prize travel is subject to availability of prize travel fares at the time of booking. The winner and their companions must travel together on all prize travel and will not accrue Qantas Points on any element of the prize. An upgrade cannot be purchased on airfares with cash or Qantas Points.
16) Prize travel and accommodation must be booked by 28 February 2017. Prize travel and accommodation must be completed by 02 April 2017. There can be no changes to travel arrangements once tickets have been issued or accommodation bookings once the reservation is confirmed.
17) Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated. Prizes are not exchangeable or redeemable for cash or other goods or services.  A prize cannot be transferred to any other person, unless agreed to by the Promoter.  It is a condition of accepting a prize that the winner accept the conditions of use of that prize.
18) If the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
Notification of the winner
19) The winner will be notified by email within 2 days after the draw and their name will be published on the Qantas website.
Right of the Promoter to redraw
20) The Promoter reserves the right to redraw in the event of an entrant being unable to satisfy these promotion terms and conditions or forfeiting or not claiming a prize. For any prize that remains unclaimed at 11:59pm 9 December 2016, a second draw will be conducted by the Drawer on 12 December 2016 at the same time and place as the original draw, subject to any written direction given under applicable law. Any winners determined in accordance with clause will be notified by email within 2 days after the draw and names will be published on the Qantas website.
Limitation of liability and variation of terms
21) If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions, the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations. The Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) to cancel, terminate or modify or suspend this promotion.
22) The Promoter, its related bodies corporate and their respective officers, employees, contractors and agents (Promotion Parties) will not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs or personal injuries arising out of this promotion, the promotion of this promotion or the use of any prize, including but not limited to any breach of these terms and conditions, contract or tort (including negligence) and any other common law, equitable or statutory remedy (Damages) whatsoever, including but not limited to direct, indirect and consequential Damages, including Damages that cannot reasonably be considered to arise naturally and in the ordinary course of things, even if those Damages were in the contemplation of the Promotion Parties.
23) The exclusion of liability in clause 22 does not apply to limit or exclude liability:
a) for personal injury or death suffered or sustained in connection with the supply of goods or services which are supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business. To remove doubt: third party goods or services, which other than in connection with this promotion, are in the normal course of business supplied by a third party unrelated to the Promotion Parties, are not supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business; and the Promoter’s Conditions of Carriage and general booking conditions (and any exclusions contained therein) apply despite any statement to the contrary in these terms and conditions; or
b) to the extent it is not permissible at law to limit or exclude liability in the manner contemplated in that clause (in which case that liability is limited to the maximum extent allowable by law).
Entry details and privacy
24) Entry details remain the property of the Promoter. The name and photograph of the winner may be used for promotional purposes by the Promoter, unless the winner otherwise notifies the Promoter at the time of accepting the prize. Entrants consent to the Promoter using personal information provided in connection with this promotion for the purposes of facilitating the conduct of the promotion and awarding any prizes (including to third parties involved in the promotion and any applicable statutory authorities) and to conduct marketing activities. Without limiting the foregoing, entrants’ personal information provided in connection with this promotion will be handled in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Statement, visit www.qantas.com/privacy to obtain a copy.
Tax Implications
25) The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting a prize. Independent financial advice should be sought. 

Win a Qantas VIP Experience at Taste of Auckland of Auckland 2016^

Tell us who you would take to Taste of Auckland and why on the Qantas' Facebook post between 10:00am 11 November 2016 and 11:59pm 16 November 2016, to be in to win two Qantas VIP Tickets to Taste of Auckland on Sunday 20 November 2016 including:

  • Priority entry to Session 6 on Sunday 20 November 2016 from 12:00pm - 5.00pm
  • Access to the Qantas VIP lounge
  • A welcome drink on arrival
  • Gourmet treats from the Rockpool Grill
  • Fine wine tastings within the Qantas VIP Lounge
  • Festival Glass
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Cash bar
  • Seating
  • Coat Check
  • VIP car parking

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.

CONGRATULATIONS TO LECHE GRAY FROM AUCKLAND.



^Competition terms and conditions

1)           Information on how to enter forms part of the terms and conditions of entry. Entry into the promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. Headings in this document are included for ease of reference, and do not affect interpretation in any way.
2)           The promoter is Qantas Airways Limited (ABN 16 009 661 901) of Level 6, 19 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Phone +64 985 8771) (Promoter).
Duration
3)           All references to time in this document are a reference to the local time in New Zealand on the date stated. The promotion commences at 10:00am 11 November 2016 and closes at 11:59pm on 16 November 2016. (Promotion Period).
Eligibility to enter
4)           Entry is open only to New Zealand residents who are 18 years of age or older. (Eligible Entrants), excluding directors, management, employees and their immediate families of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate and registered travel companions of employees of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate.
Entry into the promotion
5)           To enter, Eligible Entrants must during the Promotion Period reply and answer the question on the Qantas VIP Experience post – ‘Tell us who you would take to Taste of Auckland and why’.
6)           The Promoter is not responsible for any lost, late or misdirected entries.
7)           The time of entry will be deemed to be the time the entry is received by the Promoter.
8)           The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Eligible Entrants (including an entrant's identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
Judging of entries
9)           Entries will be judged based on their originality and creativity.
10)        Judging will take place at 10:00am on 17 November 2016 at the offices of the Promoter. The judging will be conducted by Promoter. (Adjudicator).
11)        The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Chance plays no part in determining the winning.
The prize
12)        There will be one prize. The maximum total prize pool value is NZ$220, based on the recommended retail value at the time of printing. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes.
13)        The prize consists of two Qantas VIP Tickets to Taste of Auckland 2016 on Sunday 20 November 2016. (Including priority entry to Session 6 on Sunday 20 November 2016 from 12:00pm – 17:00pm and access to the Qantas VIP lounge, welcome drink on arrival, Gourmet treats from the Rockpool Grill, Fine wine tastings within the Qantas VIP Lounge, Festival Glass, Non-alcoholic drinks, Cash bar, Seating, Coat Check & VIP car parking).
14)        Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated. Prizes are not exchangeable or redeemable for cash or other goods or services. A prize cannot be transferred to any other person, unless agreed to by the Promoter. It is a condition of accepting a prize that the winner accept the conditions of use of that prize.
15)        If the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
Notification of the winner
16)        The winner will be notified via the Facebook post and Private Message at 11:00am 17 November 2016 and their name will be published on the Qantas website.
Right of the Promoter to rejudge
17)        The Promoter reserves the right to rejudge in the event of an entrant being unable to satisfy these promotion terms and conditions or forfeiting or not claiming a prize. For any prize that remains unclaimed at 11:59pm 17 November 2016, a second round of judging will be conducted by the Adjudicator on 18 November 2016 at the same time and place as the original judging, subject to any written direction given under applicable law. Any winners determined in accordance with clause will be notified by via the Facebook Post and Private Message at 09:00am 18 November 2016 and their names will be published on the Qantas website.
Limitation of liability and variation of terms
18)        If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions, the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations. The Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) to cancel, terminate or modify or suspend this promotion.
19)        The Promoter, its related bodies corporate and their respective officers, employees, contractors and agents (Promotion Parties) will not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs or personal injuries arising out of this promotion, the promotion of this promotion or the use of any prize, including but not limited to any breach of these terms and conditions, contract or tort (including negligence) and any other common law, equitable or statutory remedy (Damages) whatsoever, including but not limited to direct, indirect and consequential Damages, including Damages that cannot reasonably be considered to arise naturally and in the ordinary course of things, even if those Damages were in the contemplation of the Promotion Parties.
20)        The exclusion of liability in clause 19 does not apply to limit or exclude liability:
a)           for personal injury or death suffered or sustained in connection with the supply of goods or services which are supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business. To remove doubt: third party goods or services, which other than in connection with this promotion, are in the normal course of business supplied by a third party unrelated to the Promotion Parties, are not supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business; and the Promoter’s Conditions of Carriage and general booking conditions (and any exclusions contained therein) apply despite any statement to the contrary in these terms and conditions; or
b)           to the extent it is not permissible at law to limit or exclude liability in the manner contemplated in that clause (in which case that liability is limited to the maximum extent allowable by law).
Entry details and privacy
21)        Entry details remain the property of the Promoter. The name and photograph of the winner may be used for promotional purposes by the Promoter, unless the winner otherwise notifies the Promoter at the time of accepting the prize. Entrants consent to the Promoter using personal information provided in connection with this promotion for the purposes of facilitating the conduct of the promotion and awarding any prizes (including to third parties involved in the promotion and any applicable statutory authorities) and to conduct marketing activities. Without limiting the foregoing, entrants’ personal information provided in connection with this promotion will be handled in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Statement, visit www.qantas.com/privacy to obtain a copy.
Important information and conditions about competitions on Facebook
22)        This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Eligible Entrants understand and agree that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook. By entering this competition, each Eligible Entrant releases Facebook from any action or claim arising out of the competition. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this competition must be directed to the Promoter, not Facebook.
23)        At all times, Eligible Entrants agree to act in accordance with the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, which can be viewed at www.facebook.com/terms.php, and other related policies.
Tax Implications
24)        The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting a prize. Independent financial advice should be sought.