Terms and conditions

​SPCA Reading Challenge Terms and Conditions

The SPCA Reading Challenge is open to New Zealand residents aged from 5 years old.

This website, The SPCA Reading Challenge (www.reading-challenge.org.nz), is operated by Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (referred to as “Read NZ Te Pou Muramura/we/our/us”). As a user of the website (referred to as “you/your/user”) you acknowledge that any use of the website is subject to our terms and conditions below.

To be eligible for a prize in the SPCA Reading Challenge, entrants must complete one of the following activities:

  • Read a book they have already read
  • Read a new book
  • Listen to an audio story or watch an author read one of their stories online
  • Take part in an online Writers in Schools session, library storytime session, or similar

Entrants must log this activity during the competition period, along with a short statement about the activity, and/or a star rating. A maximum of five entries per player per day will be allowed.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura retains the right to randomly choose the winners of a ‘’spot prize’’ for every business day of the SPCA Reading Challenge reading challenge, from those users who logged an activity.

These prizes will include at least one Paper Plus gift card to the value of $20 awarded every business day of the competition.

All registered users of the SPCA Reading Challenge website must supply an email address. Read NZ Te Pou Muramura retains the right to use this email address to notify winners of prizes won, and to arrange delivery by courier. Read NZ Te Pou Muramura retains the right to use these email addresses to contact players to advise of any changes to the competition.

As per our Privacy Policy, we will never share your personal information with any third parties. The only instance we will share your personal information is in the event you are a competition winner.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura accepts no responsibility for lost, damaged or misdirected prizes.

Prizes are not transferable, not redeemable for cash, and no exchanges will be made.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura reserves the right to exchange the prize for another prize of equal or better value, in the event the prize is unavailable at the end of the competition.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura retains the right to exclude members from competitions if we believe the Terms and Conditions have not been met.

All competition end dates, prize details, and any other terms and conditions will be included on the SPCA Reading Challenge website.

Winners will be notified by email or phone within 7 days of the competition closing.

Prizes must be claimed within three months of the competition ending.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.